Nomination of T.S. Ary To Be Director of the Bureau of Mines

 

December 3, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate T.S. Ary to be Director of the Bureau of Mines at the Department of the Interior. He would succeed Robert Carlton Horton.

 

Since 1980 Mr. Ary has been president of minerals exploration division at Kerr-McGee Corp. in Oklahoma City, OK. Prior to this Mr. Ary was vice president and director of development at Utah Exploration, Inc., in San Francisco, CA, 1975 - 1980. Mr. Ary has served with Union Carbide Exploration Corp., New York, NY, and Grand Junction, CO; vice president, Worldwide Exploration in New York City, 1967 - 1974; corporate land manager in Grand Junction, 1960 - 1967; domestic exploration manager and assistant manager exploration in Grand Junction, 1955 - 1960.

 

Mr. Ary graduated from Stanford University (B.S., 1951). He was born March 30, 1925, in Eldorado, IL. Mr. Ary is married, has one child, and resides in Oklahoma City, OK.

 

Nomination of Wendy Lee Gramm To Be a Commissioner and Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

 

December 3, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Wendy Lee Gramm to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for the remainder of the term expiring April 13, 1990, and to be Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. She would succeed Susan Meredith Phillips in both capacities.

 

Since 1985 Dr. Gramm has been Associate Director for Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget in Washington, DC. She is currently the Executive Director of the Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief, which was reestablished in 1986. Prior to this, she was Director for the Division of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Economics, 1983 to August 1984, and returned to that position in November 1984 until October 1985; and Assistant Director, 1982 - 1983. From 1979 to 1982, Dr. Gramm was a research staff member for the Institute for Defense Analyses in Alexandria, VA. She has served with Texas A&M University in various capacities: director of undergraduate programs, department of economics, 1974 - 1977; associate professor, 1975 - 1979; and assistant professor, 1970 - 1975.

 

Dr. Gramm graduated from Wellesley College (B.A., 1966) and Northwestern University (Ph.D., 1971). She was born January 10, 1945, in Waialua, HI. Dr. Gramm is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Warren Lloyd Miller as a Member of the District of Columbia Law Revision Commission

 

December 3, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Warren Lloyd Miller to be a member of the District of Columbia Law Revision Commission for a term of 4 years. This is a new position.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Miller has been president of Warren L. Miller, P.C., in Washington, DC. Prior to this Mr. Miller was a partner in Stein, Miller & Brodsky in Washington, 1974 - 1985. Mr. Miller has served as Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1969 - 1974.

 

Mr. Miller graduated from American University (B.A., 1966) and George Washington University (J.D., 1969). He was born July 18, 1944, in New York, NY. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Beny J. Primm as a Member of the White House Conference for a Drug Free America

 

December 3, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Beny J. Primm, M.D., to be a member of the White House Conference for a Drug Free America. This is a new position.

 

Since 1983 Dr. Primm has been president of the Urban Resource Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Prior to this he was medical director for the Bay Area Addiction Research and Treatment of the Los Angeles Clinics, 1981 - 1982, and medical director of the New Rochelle Guidance Center, Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program, 1977 - 1982. He has served as president and executive director of the Addiction Research and Treatment Corp. since 1969.

 

Dr. Primm received his medical degree from the University of Geneva, in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1959 and his bachelors degree from West Virginia State College in 1950. Dr. Primm was born on May 21, 1928. He has three children and currently resides in New Rochelle, NY.

 

Nomination of Susan E. Phillips To Be a Member of the Federal Trade Commission

 

December 3, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Susan E. Phillips to be a member of the Federal Trade Commission for the term of 7 years from September 26, 1987. She would succeed Patricia Price Bailey.

 

Since 1985 Ms. Phillips has been Associate Director of the Office of Presidential Personnel at the White House in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was Director of the Institute of Museum Services, 1983 - 1985. Ms. Phillips was Director of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs at the United States Department of Education, 1982 - 1983; and director of research and publications at the Conservative Caucus, Inc., and the Conservative Caucus Research, Analysis, and Education Foundation, Inc., 1976 - 1982.

 

Ms. Phillips graduated from the University of Massachusetts (B.A., 1967) and Virginia Polytechnic University (M.B.A., 1985). She was born June 23, 1945, in Cambridge, MA, and resides in Arlington, VA.