Appointment of Robert B. Barker as an Assistant to the Secretary of Defense
The President today announced his intention to appoint Robert B. Barker to be Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Atomic Energy. This is a new position.
1985 Dr. Barker has been Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Atomic
Energy at the Department of Defense in
Barker graduated from
Nomination of Kenneth J. Beirne To Be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
The President today announced his intention to nominate Kenneth J. Beirne to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Policy Development and Research). He would succeed June Q. Koch.
Since 1987 Mr. Beirne has been a freelance writer. Prior to this he was General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1984 - 1987; senior adviser to the Deputy Under Secretary for Intergovernmental Relations, HUD, 1981 - 1984; and served as a management and political consultant, 1979 - 1981. Mr. Beirne was executive director of the Republican Party of Kentucky, 1981. He was the recipient of the Secretary's Award for Excellence at the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1987.
Beirne graduated from the University of Notre Dame
(A.B., 1968) and
Nomination of Barbara McConnell Barrett To Be Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration
The President today announced his intention to nominate Barbara McConnell Barrett to be Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation. She would succeed Richard H. Jones.
Since 1985 Mrs. Barrett has been a partner with Evans, Kitchel and Jenckes, P.C. in Phoenix, AZ. Prior to this, she was Vice Chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board, 1983 - 1984, and executive assistant to chairman, 1982 - 1983. She was associate general counsel and assistant secretary for Southwest Forest Industries, Inc., 1980 - 1982, and a corporate attorney for the Greyhound Corp., 1976 - 1980.
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Nomination of Hugh Hewitt To Be Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management
The President today announced his intention to nominate Hugh Hewitt to be Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management. He would succeed James E. Colvard.
1986 Mr. Hewitt has been General Counsel at the Office of Personnel Management
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