Nomination of J. Daniel Howard To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense

 

December 21, 1987

 

The President has nominated J. Daniel Howard, of Tennessee, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs). He would succeed Robert B. Sims.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Howard has been Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary for Foreign Affairs at the White House in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was public affairs adviser of the Bureau for East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the Department of State in Washington, 1985 - 1986. Mr. Howard was public affairs officer for the U.S. Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus, 1982 - 1985; cultural affairs officer for the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, 1981 - 1982; and press attache for the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, 1977 - 1980. From 1975 to 1977, he was director of the American Center in Sapporo, Japan, and a language trainee in Yokohama, Japan, 1974 - 1975; and a Foreign Service officer trainee in Washington, DC, 1972 - 1973. Mr. Howard was a field representative for the American Red Cross in Denver, CO, 1968 - 1971.

 

Mr. Howard graduated from the University of Chattanooga (B.A., 1968) and the University of Tennessee (M.A., 1972). He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Japan, 1961 - 1965. Mr. Howard was born August 24, 1943, in Chattanooga, TN. He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, VA.

 

Nomination of C. Anson Franklin To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy

 

December 21, 1987

 

The President has nominated C. Anson Franklin, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Congressional, Intergovernmental, and Public Affairs) at the Department of Energy. He would succeed A. David Rossin.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Franklin has been Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy (Congressional, Intergovernmental, and Public Affairs) for the Department of Energy in Washington, DC. Prior to this he served as the Director of Communications for the Department of Energy, 1985 - 1986. Mr. Franklin was Assistant Press Secretary to the President at the White House, 1982 - 1985, and director of administration for the office of the attorney general of Virginia, 1978 - 1981.

 

Mr. Franklin graduated from the University of Virginia (B.A., 1969). He was born April 17, 1947, in Richmond, VA. Mr. Franklin served in the Army National Guard from 1969 to 1975. He is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC.