Nomination of Richard Newton Holwill To Be United States Ambassador to Ecuador

 

April 12, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard Newton Holwill to be Ambassador to the Republic of Ecuador. He would succeed Fernando Enrique Rondon.

 

Since 1983 Mr. Holwill has been a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs at the Department of State. He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Commission since 1983. Prior to this, he was vice president of government information for the Heritage Foundation, 1981 - 1983; vice president of Energy Decisions, Inc., 1980; and consultant and managing editor of Energy Decisions, 1977 - 1980. From 1974 to 1977, he was a White House correspondent for National Public Radio.

 

Mr. Holwill graduated from Louisiana State University (B.A., 1968). He was born October 9, 1945, in Shreveport, LA. He served in the United States Marine Corps, 1969 - 1971. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of George Edward Moose To Be United States Ambassador to Senegal

 

April 12, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate George Edward Moose, of Maryland, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal. He would succeed Lannon Walker.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Moose has been Director of the Office of Management Operations at the Department of State and Deputy Director, 1986 - 1987. Prior to this, Mr. Moose was: Ambassador to the People's Republic of Benin, 1983 - 1986; Deputy Political Counselor for the United States Mission to the United Nations, 1980 - 1983; and international affairs fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, 1979 - 1980. Mr. Moose was also Deputy Director in the Office of Southern African Affairs, 1978 - 1979; Special Assistant in the Office of the Under Secretary for Political Affairs, 1977 - 1978; analyst for the Office of African Affairs in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, 1974 - 1976; and political officer at the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown, Barbados, 1972 - 1974. Mr. Moose joined the Foreign Service in 1967.

 

Mr. Moose graduated from Grinnell College (B.A., 1966). He was born June 23, 1944, in New York City. He is married and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of Patrick Butler To Be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities

 

April 12, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Patrick Butler to be a member of the National Council on the Humanities, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring January 26, 1994. He would succeed Walter Berns.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Butler has been the vice president of Times Mirror in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was the president of Patrick Butler & Co., 1982 - 1985. From 1980 to 1982, Mr. Butler was the staff vice president of RCA Corp. He served as special assistant to Senate Republican Leader Howard H. Baker, Jr., 1978 - 1980.

 

Mr. Butler attended the University of Tennessee. He was born October 25, 1949, in Hartselle, AL. Mr. Butler is married, has three children, and resides in Bethesda, MD.