Nomination of Thomas F. Faught, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy

 

December 2, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas F. Faught, Jr., to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Engineering and Systems). He would succeed Melvyn R. Paisley.

 

Since 1983, Mr. Faught has been chief executive officer of the Dravo Corp. in Pittsburgh, PA. He joined Dravo in 1974 and has served in the following capacities: president and chief operating officer, since 1982; executive vice president, operations, 1981; executive vice president, finance and corporate development, 1978; and was elected to the board of directors, 1977. Prior to this Mr. Faught was director and executive vice president for F&M Schaefer Corp. in New York, NY, 1971 - 1974. Mr. Faught was appointed by the President to the Advisory Committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States in 1985 and was named chairman of the Advisory Committee in 1986. He was also appointed to the President's Task Force on International Private Enterprise in 1983.

 

Mr. Faught graduated from Oregon State University (B.S., 1951) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A., 1953). He served in the Marine Corps, 1946 - 1948 and 1953 - 1962. Mr. Faught was born October 1, 1928, in Salem, OR. He is married, has six children, and resides in Murrysville, PA.

 

Appointment of David Martin McIntosh as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs

 

December 2, 1987

 

The President today announced the appointment of David Martin McIntosh to be Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs.

 

Since July 1987 Mr. McIntosh has been working in the Office of Domestic Affairs. Previously he served as Special Assistant to the Attorney General from 1986 to 1987 and was an associate attorney with the firm of Sidley & Austin in Los Angeles from 1983 to 1986.

 

Mr. McIntosh received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1983 and his B.A. from Yale College in 1980. He was born June 8, 1958, in Oakland, CA, and resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Designation of James C. Miller III as Vice Chairman of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States

 

December 2, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to designate James C. Miller III to be Vice Chairman of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States. He would succeed Mark S. Fowler.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Miller has been the Director for the Office of Management and Budget, the White House, Washington, DC. Prior to this Mr. Miller was the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC, 1981 - 1985. From 1977 to 1981, Mr. Miller was a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and codirector of AEI's Center for the Study of Government Regulation.

 

Mr. Miller graduated from the University of Georgia (B.B.A., 1964) and the University of Virginia (Ph.D., 1969). He was born June 25, 1942, in Atlanta, GA. Mr. Miller is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Designation of Juan G. Roederer as Chairperson of the Arctic Research Commission

 

December 2, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to designate Juan G. Roederer to be the Chairperson of the Arctic Research Commission. He would succeed James Herbert Zumberge.

 

Mr. Roederer has served as a member of this Commission since 1985. Since 1977 Mr. Roederer has been a professor of physics and director of the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, AK. From 1979 to 1982, he also served as the dean of environmental sciences at the University of Alaska. Prior to this he was a professor and senior research physicist at the University of Denver, 1967 - 1977.

 

Mr. Roederer graduated from the University of Buenos Aires (1951) as a doctor of physical-mathematical sciences. He was born on September 2, 1929, in Trieste, Italy, and resides in Fairbanks, AK.

 

Appointment of Roland R. Vautour as a Member of the National Commission on Agricultural Finance

 

December 2, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Roland R. Vautour to be a member of the National Commission on Agricultural Finance. This is a new position.

 

Mr. Vautour currently serves as Under Secretary for Small Community and Rural Development for the United States Department of Agriculture in Washington, DC. Since 1981 he has been the State Director of the Farmer's Home Administration for Vermont, New Hampshire, and the Virgin Islands. Prior to this he was the founder and owner of Sterling Realty in Vermont.

 

Mr. Vautour graduated from the University of New Hampshire (B.S., 1952). He was born on January 20, 1929, in Berlin, NH. He is married, has four children, and currently resides in Jeffersonville, VT.

 

Nomination of Alvin H. Bernstein To Be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities

 

December 2, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Alvin H. Bernstein to be a member of the National Council on the Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring January 26, 1992. He would succeed Charles Ray Ritcheson.

 

Since 1984 Mr. Bernstein has been chairman, department of strategy at the Naval War College in Newport, RI, and a professor of strategy since 1982. Prior to this, he was chairman, department of Near Eastern studies at Cornell University, 1979 - 1983, and an associate professor of history and archeology, 1977 - 1983. Mr. Bernstein was visiting associate professor of history and classics at Yale University, 1974 - 1975.

 

Mr. Bernstein graduated from Cornell University (B.A., 1961; Ph.D., 1968) and Oxford University (B.A., 1964; M.A., 1969). He was born August 4, 1939, in Manhattan, NY. Mr. Bernstein is married, has two children, and resides in Newport, RI.

 

Appointment of Perry Joseph as a Member of the Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

 

December 2, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Perry Joseph to be a member of the Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation for a term expiring February 19, 1990. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1948 Mr. Joseph has been business manager for Carpet, Linoleum, Hardwood, & Resilient Tile Layers' Local Union, No. 1310 in St. Louis, MO. Mr. Joseph has been with this union since 1941 and was elected financial secretary in 1947 and business manager in 1948.

 

Mr. Joseph attended specialty classes in labor law at St. Louis University night school. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1942 - 1945. Mr. Joseph was born April 28, 1922, in St. Louis, MO. He is married, has two children, and resides in St. Louis.