Appointment of Charles Nicholas Rostow as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

 

December 14, 1987

 

The President today announced the appointment of Charles Nicholas Rostow as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs at the White House. He will also serve as Legal Adviser to the National Security Council. Mr. Rostow will succeed Paul Stevens.

 

Since March 1987 Mr. Rostow has been Deputy Legal Adviser to the National Security Council. Formerly associated with the firm of Shearman & Sterling in New York City, Mr. Rostow served from July 1985 to March 1987 as special assistant to the Legal Adviser of the Department of State. During this period he also served as Counsel to the President's Special Review Board, chaired by former Senator John Tower.

 

Mr. Rostow, is a member of the New York State bar. He graduated summa cum laude from Yale University (B.A., 1972) and the Yale University Law School (J.D., 1982). In 1979 he also received a Ph.D. in history from Yale University. He is married to the former Ariana van der Heyden White and currently resides in Washington, DC.

 

Designation of Murray P. Hayutin as Chairman of the Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

 

December 14, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to designate Murray P. Hayutin to be Chairman of the Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

 

Since 1969 Mr. Hayutin has been president of Reichart-Silversmith, Inc., in Denver, CO.

 

Mr. Hayutin graduated from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (B.S., 1959) and the University of Denver (M.B.A., 1963). He was born October 17, 1937, in Denver, CO. He is married, has two children, and resides in Littleton, CO.

 

Appointment of Myron J. Mintz as a Member of the Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

 

December 14, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Myron J. Mintz to be a member of the Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation for a term expiring February 19, 1990. He would succeed Joseph Geronimo.

 

Since 1975 Mr. Mintz has been senior partner and chairman of the tax department for Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin in Washington, DC. He has been with this firm since 1973. Prior to this Mr. Mintz was Assistant General Counsel for the Cost of Living Council for the Executive Office of the President in Washington, DC, 1971 - 1973. He was an attorney with Dow, Lohnes and Albertson, 1970 - 1971; and an attorney-adviser to Judge Bruce M. Forrester, United States Tax Court, 1968 - 1970.

 

Mr. Mintz graduated from Temple University (B.S., 1961; J.D., 1968). He was born October 29, 1940, in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Mintz served in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, 1961 - 1967. He is married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Nomination of Jay Kenneth Katzen To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation, and Designation as Vice Chairperson

 

December 14, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jay Kenneth Katzen to be a member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for the remainder of the term expiring February 9, 1990. He would succeed Milton Frank. Upon confirmation, he will be designated Vice Chairperson.

 

Since 1984 Mr. Katzen has been a foreign affairs consultant in Washington, DC. He currently is a foreign affairs adviser to the chairmen of the boards of Bechtel, Consolidated Gold Fields, Newmont Mining, and Phelps Dodge. Mr. Katzen is a former career Foreign Service officer who has served in several capacities from 1959 to 1979: an officer at the Department of State in Washington, DC, 1959 - 1960, 1962 - 1963, and 1966 - 1969; consular-commercial officer to the American Consulate General in Sydney, Australia, 1960 - 1962; economic officer at the American Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi, 1963 - 1964; labor attache at the American Embassy in Kinshasa, Zaire, 1964 - 1966; political officer at the American Embassy in Bucharest, Romania, 1969 - 1971; and counselor of the U.S. Embassy in Bamako, Mali, 1971 - 1973. From 1973 to 1977, Mr. Katzen was adviser to the United States Mission to the United Nations in New York City. During 1977 he was adviser to the Office of the Vice President before being posted as Charge d'Affaires at the American Embassy in Brazzaville, Congo.

 

Mr. Katzen graduated from Princeton University (B.A., 1958), Yale University (M.A., 1959), and the National War College (1977). He was born August 23, 1936, in New York, NY. Mr. Katzen is married, has three children, and resides in The Plains, VA.

 

Nomination of Jose M. Deetjen To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation

 

December 14, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jose M. Deetjen to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for a term of 6 years. This is a new position.

 

Since 1964 Mr. Deetjen has been with Walt Disney Co. in Burbank, CA. He is currently vice president for tax administration and counsel for Walt Disney.

 

Mr. Deetjen graduated from Southwestern University (J.D., 1979). He was born October 7, 1937, in Havana, Cuba. Mr. Deetjen is married, has two children, and resides in San Marino, CA.