Nomination of Jill E. Kent To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

 

February 26, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jill E. Kent to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Management). She would succeed John F.W. Rogers.

 

Since 1985 Ms. Kent has been Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Finance and Management at the Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was Chief of the Treasury and General Services Branch at the Office of Management and Budget, 1984 - 1985. From 1981 to 1984, Ms. Kent was a senior budget examiner at OMB, responsible for the Internal Revenue Service account. She was Acting Chief of Legislative Reference at the Department of Health and Human Services, 1978 - 1980.

 

Ms. Kent graduated from the University of Michigan (B.A., 1970) and George Washington University (J.D., 1975; LL.M., 1979). She was born June 1, 1948, in Detroit, MI. Ms. Kent is married and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of Frank DeGeorge To Be Inspector General of the Department of Commerce

 

February 26, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Frank DeGeorge to be Inspector General of the Department of Commerce. He would succeed Sherman Maxwell Funk.

 

Since 1982 Mr. DeGeorge has been Deputy Inspector General at the Department of Commerce in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Associate Deputy Administrator for Administration at the Veterans Administration, 1981 - 1982. He was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy at the Department of Energy, 1980 - 1981, and Deputy Chief Financial Officer, 1979 - 1980.

 

Mr. DeGeorge graduated from La Salle College (B.S., 1951) and completed graduate studies at the University of Delaware (1954 - 1955). He was born September 18, 1929, in Philadelphia, PA. He served in the United States Marine Corps, 1951 - 1953. He is married, has four children, and resides in College Park, MD.

 

Nomination of Robert H. Brumley II To Be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce

 

February 26, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert H. Brumley II to be General Counsel of the Department of Commerce. He would succeed Douglas A. Riggs.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Brumley has been Deputy General Counsel at the Department of Commerce in Washington, DC, and Special Assistant to the General Counsel, 1983 - 1985. Prior to this Mr. Brumley was a partner in the firm of Chenault, Brumley and Chenault, 1979 - 1983.

 

Mr. Brumley graduated from East Tennessee State University (B.S., 1974) and the University of Tennessee College of Law (J.D., 1977). He was born July 19, 1948, in Cherry Point, NC. He served in the United States Marine Corps, 1970 - 1972, and the USMC Reserves, 1972-present. He is married, has two children, and resides in Aylett, VA.

 

Nomination of Robert L. Pettit To Be Associate Deputy Secretary of Transportation

 

February 26, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert L. Pettit to be Associate Deputy Secretary of Transportation. He would succeed Jennifer Lynn Dorn.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Pettit has been a partner with the law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was senior legal adviser to Commissioner Mary Dawson at the Federal Communications Commission, 1982 - 1986; an associate with the law firm of Fletcher, Heald & Holdreth, 1978 - 1982; and an attorney with the Renewal and Transfer Division of the Federal Communications Commission, 1977 - 1978.

 

Mr. Pettit graduated from the University of Missouri (B.A., 1974) and Duke University School of Law (J.D., 1977). He was born August 14, 1952, in Springfield, MO. Mr. Pettit is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of Karen Borlaug Phillips To Be a Member of the Interstate Commerce Commission

 

February 26, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Karen Borlaug Phillips to be a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission for a term expiring December 31, 1991. She would succeed Malcolm M.B. Sterrett.

 

Since 1987 Mrs. Phillips has been minority chief economist at the United States Senate Committee on Finance in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was tax economist for the United States Senate Committee on Finance, 1985 - 1987. Mrs. Phillips also worked as a professional staff member at the United States Senate, Committee on Commerce, 1982 - 1985.

 

Mrs. Phillips graduated from the University of North Dakota (B.A., 1977; B.S., 1977). She was born October 1, 1956, in Long Beach, CA. She is married and resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Appointment of Julius Belso as a Member of the National Council on Vocational Education

 

February 26, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Julius Belso to be a member of the National Council on Vocational Education for a term expiring January 17, 1991. He would succeed J. Fernando Niebla.

 

Since 1981 Mr. Belso has been a partner with Biro-Belso Real Estate in New Brunswick, NJ. Prior to this he was chairman of the board for Magyar Savings and Loan Association, 1984 - 1987.

 

Mr. Belso graduated from the Agricultural Institute of Hungary in 1938. He was born August 12, 1918, in Kerkakutas, Zala Megye, Hungary. He is married and resides in New Brunswick, NJ.

 

Nomination of Jesse D. Winzenried To Be Director of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and Designation as Vice Chairman

 

February 26, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jesse D. Winzenried to be Director of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation for a term expiring December 31, 1990. He would succeed Roger A. Yurchuck. Upon confirmation, he will be designated Vice Chairman superseding the announcement of December 11, 1987, naming Frank G. Zarb as the intended Vice Chairman.

 

Mr. Winzenried has served with Crown Central Petroleum Corp. as group vice president, director, and member of the executive committee of the board of directors, 1974 - 1981. Prior to this, he was vice president of the Coastal States Gas Corp., 1969 - 1974.

 

Mr. Winzenried graduated from the University of Wyoming (B.S., 1945), the University of Denver (M.S., 1946), and New York University (Ph.D., 1955). He was born June 13, 1922, in Byron, WY. He served in the United States Air Corps, 1942 - 1943. Mr. Winzenried has three children and resides in Cody, WY.