Appointment of Nancy P. Dorn as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

 

February 1, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Nancy P. Dorn as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs at the White House. She would succeed Lynn Withey.

 

Ms. Dorn has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs since 1986. Prior to her service at the Department of State, she was chief of staff and floor assistant to former Congressman Tom Loeffler of Texas. She served previously on the staff of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.

 

Ms. Dorn is a graduate of Baylor University (B.A., 1981). She was born in Lubbock, TX, on September 18, 1958, and currently resides in Arlington, VA.

 

Appointment of Harvey Ruvin as a Member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

 

February 1, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Harvey Ruvin to be a member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations for a term of 2 years. He would succeed Gilbert M. Barrett.

 

Since 1972 Mr. Ruvin has been commissioner of Dade County in Miami, FL, and is currently president of the National Association of Counties. Prior to this he was mayor of North Bay Village, FL, 1968 - 1972.

 

Mr. Ruvin graduated from the University of Florida in 1959 and the University of Miami (J.D., 1962). He was born June 6, 1937, in New York, NY. He is married, has one child, and resides in Miami, FL.

 

Appointment of John C. Stone as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

 

February 1, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of John C. Stone as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs at the White House. He would succeed Richard Prendergast.

 

Mr. Stone comes to the White House from the Washington consulting firm of Jay Stone and Associates, Inc., where he served as president since its inception in 1982. From 1975 to 1982, he was the chief of staff to Congressman W. Henson Moore (R - LA).

 

Mr. Stone graduated from Tulane University (B.A., 1964). He served until 1968 as a lieutenant in the United States Navy as an air intelligence officer and participated in two Vietnam combat cruises aboard the U.S.S. Coral Sea. He was born December 31, 1942, in Springhill, LA. He is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA.

 

Nomination of Thomas J. Simon To Be a Member of the Railroad Retirement Board, and Designation as Chairman

 

February 1, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas J. Simon to be a member of the Railroad Retirement Board for the term of 5 years from August 29, 1987. He would succeed Robert A. Gielow. He will be the member at large and as such will serve as Chairman.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Simon has been Associate Director for Administration for the Office of Personnel Management in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Director of the Office of Program Initiatives for the General Services Administration, 1982 - 1985. He was an expert consultant for the Social Security Administration in Washington, DC, 1981 - 1982; an associate with David M. Griffith and Associates in Northbrook, IL, 1980 - 1981; principal with Warren King and Associates in Chicago, IL, 1973 - 1980; and corporate cash manager with Reserve Insurance Co., 1970 - 1973.

 

Mr. Simon graduated from St. Louis University (B.S., 1966) and the University of Chicago (M.B.A., 1968). He was born July 13, 1944, in Chicago, IL. He is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.