Nomination of Henry Anatole Grunwald To Be United States Ambassador to Austria

 

November 6, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Henry Anatole Grunwald, of New York, as Ambassador to the Republic of Austria. He would succeed Ronald S. Lauder.

 

Since 1979 Mr. Grunwald has been editor-in-chief of Time magazine in New York City. Previously, he was Time Inc., corporate editor, 1977 - 1979; managing editor, 1968 - 1977; assistant managing editor, 1966 - 1968; foreign news editor, 1961 - 1966; senior editor, 1951 - 1961; and staff writer, 1945 - 1951. He began his career in 1944 as a reporter for the Trade Union Courier.

 

Mr. Grunwald graduated from New York University (A.B., 1944). He is articulate in French and German. Mr. Grunwald was born December 3, 1922, in Vienna, Austria. He is married, has three children, and resides in New York, NY.

 

Nomination of Richard Huntington Melton To Be United States Ambassador to Nicaragua

 

November 6, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard Huntington Melton, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Nicaragua. He would succeed Harry E. Bergold, Jr.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Melton has been Director of the Office of Central American and Panamanian Affairs at the Department of State, Washington, DC. Prior to this Mr. Melton served as the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay, 1982 - 1985. From 1979 to 1982, he was political officer for the U.S. Embassy in London, England and the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon, Portugal, 1975 - 1978. Mr. Melton was an international relations officer in the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs, 1971 - 1972, and then became special assistant in the Bureau, 1973 - 1975. He joined the Foreign Service in 1961.

 

Mr. Melton graduated from Cornell University (B.A., 1958) and the University of Wisconsin (M.A., 1971). He attended the National War College, 1978 - 1979, and served in the United States Army 1958 - 1961. He was born August 8, 1935, in Rockville, MD. Mr. Melton is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Nomination of Linda J. Fisher To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

 

November 6, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Linda J. Fisher to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Policy and Evaluation). She would succeed Milton Russell.

 

Since 1985 Ms. Fisher has been Executive Assistant to the Administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC. Previously she was Special Assistant to the Assistant Administrator of the EPA (Solid Waste and Emergency Response), 1983 - 1984. From 1982 to 1983, she was a law clerk with Chester, Hoffman & Wilcox in Washington, DC.

 

Ms. Fisher graduated from Miami University (B.A., 1974), George Washington University (M.B.A., 1978), and Ohio State University (J.D., 1982). She was born June 26, 1952, in Saginaw, MI, and currently resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Nomination of Bradley P. Holmes To Be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission

 

November 6, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Bradley P. Holmes to be a member of the Federal Communications Commission for the term expiring June 30, 1990. He would succeed Mark S. Fowler.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Holmes has been Chief, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau, at the Federal Communications Commission. From 1984 to 1986, he was legal adviser to Commissioner Dennis R. Patrick at the Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Holmes was an associate with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York, NY, 1981 - 1984.

 

Mr. Holmes graduated from Dartmouth College (B.A., 1975) and Georgetown University (J.D., 1978). He was born September 14, 1953, in Boston, MA, and he currently resides in Falls Church, VA.