Nomination of J. Daniel
Howard To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense
December 21, 1987
President has nominated J. Daniel Howard, of Tennessee, to be an Assistant
Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs). He would succeed Robert B. Sims.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.