Nomination of Paul Freedenberg To Be an Under Secretary of Commerce

 

February 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Paul Freedenberg to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration at the Department of Commerce. This is a new position.

 

Since 1987 he has been Acting Under Secretary for Export Administration. Prior to this Mr. Freedenberg was Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Administration, 1985 - 1987. He was the staff director for the Subcommittee on International Finance and Monetary Policy for the United States Senate Banking Committee, 1981 - 1985; the minority counsel to the International Finance Subcommittee, 1979 - 1981; and served as a member of the minority professional staff for the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, 1977 - 1979.

 

Mr. Freedenberg graduated from the University of Illinois (B.A., 1965) and the University of Chicago (Ph.D., 1972). He was born February 17, 1943, in Chicago, IL. He is married, has two children, and resides in Potomac, MD.

 

Nomination of Mark E. Buchman To Be President of the Government National Mortgage Association

 

February 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Mark E. Buchman to be president of the Government National Mortgage Association at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He would succeed Glenn R. Wilson, Jr.

 

Since 1982 Mr. Buchman has been executive vice president and corporate banking division manager of Union Bank in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to this he was with Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. in various capacities from 1962 to 1982: senior vice president and deputy general manager of the international division, 1980 - 1982; senior vice president, 1977 - 1980; various international positions, 1971 - 1977; Far Eastern representative in Tokyo, Japan, 1966 - 1971; and junior officer, 1962 - 1966.

 

Mr. Buchman graduated from University of Pennsylvania (B.S., 1959). He served in the United States Navy, 1959 - 1962. He was born June 19, 1937, in Caldwell, NJ. He is married, has two children, and resides in Los Angeles, CA.

 

Nomination of Richard C. Crawford To Be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

 

February 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard C. Crawford to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 1993. He would succeed Robert Michael Isaac.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Crawford has been mayor of the city of Tulsa in Oklahoma. Prior to this, he was portfolio manager for Fourth Investment Advisors in Tulsa and Director of Personnel at the National Labor Relations Board.

 

Mr. Crawford graduated from Ohio State University (B.S., 1959) and served in the United States Army. He was born December 9, 1933, in Columbus, OH. He is married, has two children, and resides in Tulsa.