Nomination of Grant S. Green, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense

 

December 17, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Grant S. Green, Jr., to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (Force Management and Personnel) at the Department of Defense. He will succeed Robert Clifton Duncan.

 

Since January 1987 Mr. Green has been Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Executive Secretary of the National Security Council at the White House. Prior to this he served as assistant to the chairman for Sears World Trade, 1984 - 1987; as senior director of regional management and special services in 1984; and director of special services in 1983. Mr. Green served in the U.S. Army, 1960 - 1983.

 

Mr. Green graduated from the University of Arkansas (B.A., 1960) and George Washington University (M.S., 1979). He was born on June 16, 1938, in Seattle, WA. He is married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Appointment of Jack Allen Kinder as a Member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships

 

December 17, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Jack Allen Kinder to be a member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships for the remainder of the term expiring September 22, 1989. He would succeed Peter Miller Dawkins.

 

Since 1975 Mr. Kinder has been executive secretary for the Missouri State Teachers Association. Prior to this he was superintendent of schools: Rochester, MN, 1969 - 1975; Newton, KS, 1963 - 1969; and Hopkins, MO, 1958 - 1962. Mr. Kinder was an instructor at Missouri University, 1962 - 1963.

 

Mr. Kinder graduated from Northwest Missouri State University (B.S., 1955), and the University of Missouri (M.Ed., 1958; Ed.D., 1963). Mr. Kinder has three children and resides in Columbia, MO. He was born April 1, 1933, in Mound City, MO.

 

 

Reappointment of Two United States Commissioners on the International Pacific Halibut Commission

 

December 17, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to reappoint the following individuals to be United States Commissioners on the International Pacific Halibut Commission:

 

Robert W. McVey, of Alaska. Since 1980 Mr. McVey has been Director of the Alaska Region for National Marine Fisheries Service in Juneau, AK. Prior to this he was Deputy Director of the Alaska Region of the National Marine Fisheries Service. He was born on February 2, 1932, in Stocktin, KS. He is married, has two children, and resides in Juneau.

 

Richard I. Eliason, of Alaska. Since 1980 Mr. Eliason has been a State senator in the Alaskan State Senate. Prior to this he was a fisherman, 1946 - 1980. Mr. Eliason was born on October 14, 1925, in Seattle, WA. He is married, has seven children, and resides in Sitka, AK.

 

Appointment of Ellen M. Wright as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation

 

December 17, 1987

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Ellen M. Wright to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation for a term expiring October 26, 1992. She will succeed Lawrence B. Simons.

 

Since 1985 Mrs. Wright has been owner and interior designer for EMW Interiors, Inc., in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was interior designer and owner of Ellen Rosenthal, Inc., in New York, 1978 - 1985.

 

Mrs. Wright graduated from Mills College (B.A., 1961) and the San Francisco School of Fine Arts, 1961. She was born on January 3, 1940, in Cambridge, MA. She is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.