Appointment of Charles V. Greener as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

 

February 9, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Charles V. Greener as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs at the White House.

 

Mr. Greener has served since January 1981 as chief of staff to Congressman Bob McEwen (R - OH). Prior to joining Congressman McEwen's staff, Mr. Greener served as executive assistant to Larry Robinson, president and chief executive officer of J.B. Robinson, Inc., in Cleveland, OH. From 1977 to 1978, he was district representative for Congressman Willis D. Gradison (R - OH).

 

Mr. Greener graduated with honors from Valparaiso University with a bachelor of arts degree in history and political science. He was born July 27, 1954. He resides in Arlington, VA, and has one daughter.

 

Nomination of Mrs. Lamar Alexander To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

 

February 9, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Mrs. Lamar (Honey) Alexander to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring March 26, 1991. She would succeed Harry O'Connor.

 

Mrs. Alexander has been involved in numerous public and community programs. She has served as honorary chairman of the International Year of the Child, 1979 - 1980; delegate to the White House Conference on Families, 1980; honorary chairman of the Association of Retarded Citizens in Tennessee, 1980 - 1981; and chairman of the Governor's task force on the prevention of mental retardation, since 1980. Mrs. Alexander currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Public Broadcasting System and Nashville's Council of Community Services.

 

Mrs. Alexander graduated from Smith College (B.A., 1967). She was born October 12, 1945, in Victoria, TX. She is married to Tennessee Governor Lamar Alexander, has four children, and resides in Nashville.

 

Appointment of Charles Wohlstetter as a Member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

 

February 9, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Charles Wohlstetter to be a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. He would succeed John N. Lemasters.

 

Since 1967 Mr. Wohlstetter has been chairman of the board of Contel Corp. in New York City. Prior to this Mr. Wohlstetter was president of Contel Corp., 1961 - 1967.

 

Mr. Wohlstetter graduated from the College of the City of New York (B.A., 1929). He was born April 5, 1910, in Manhattan, NY. Mr. Wohlstetter is married, has three children, and resides in New York City.

 

Nomination of John E. Higgins, Jr., To Be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board

 

February 9, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate John E. Higgins, Jr., to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board for a term of 5 years expiring December 16, 1992. He would succeed Donald L. Dotson.

 

Since 1976 Mr. Higgins has been Deputy General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, DC. Previously, he was Deputy Associate General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board, 1972 - 1975, and Deputy Assistant General Counsel, 1969 - 1972. Mr. Higgins also serves as adjunct professor for Catholic University of America Law School.

 

Mr. Higgins graduated from Boston College (A.B., 1961), Boston University Law School (J.D., 1964), and Cornell University (M.S., 1970). He was born on December 27, 1939, in Medford, MA. Mr. Higgins is married, has three children, and resides in Chevy Chase, MD.

 

Nomination of Tirso del Junco To Be a Governor of the United States Postal Service

 

February 9, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Tirso del Junco, M.D., to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for the remainder of the term expiring December 8, 1991. He would succeed John R. McKean.

 

Since 1975 Dr. del Junco has been chairman of the department of surgery at Santa Marta Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. del Junco is currently a member of the board of regents at the University of California and a member of the air resources board for the State of California. Prior to this he was chief of medical staff at Queen of Angels Hospital, 1979, and chairman of the department of surgery, 1972 and 1977. Dr. del Junco has also served as president of the board of medical examiners for the State of California, 1971 - 1972.

 

Dr. del Junco graduated from the University of Havana (M.D., 1949). He served in the United States Army as chief of surgery for Camp Hanford Army Hospital in Washington, 1955 - 1957. He was born April 20, 1925, in Havana, Cuba. He is married, has four children, and resides in Pasadena, CA.