Nomination of S. Jay Plager To Be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

 

April 18, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate S. Jay Plager to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget. This is a new position.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Plager has been Associate Director for Human Resources, Veterans and Labor at the Office of Management and Budget in Washington, DC. Prior to this Mr. Plager was counselor to the Under Secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, 1986 - 1987. From 1977 to 1984, he was dean of Indiana University School of Law, and professor of law since 1977.

 

Mr. Plager graduated from the University of North Carolina (A.B., 1952), the University of Florida (J.D., 1958), and Columbia University (LL.M., 1961). He was born May 16, 1931, in Long Branch, NJ. He served in the United States Navy and United States Naval Reserve, 1948 - 1971. Mr. Plager is married to Commissioner Ilene H. Nagel, of the United States Sentencing Commission, in Washington, DC, and has three children.

 

Nomination of John K. Stewart To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Consumer Cooperative Bank

 

April 18, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate John K. Stewart to be a member of the Board of Directors of the National Consumer Cooperative Bank for a term of 3 years. This is a new position.

 

Since 1978 Mr. Stewart has been president of the John Stewart Co. in San Francisco, CA. Prior to this he was vice president-operations for Barcelon-Berger Management Corp., 1975 - 1978. He was with Henkle-Stewart Partnerships, 1975 - 1981, and was vice president of Community Technology Corp., 1971 - 1975.

 

Mr. Stewart graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1956). He was born June 2, 1934, in San Francisco, CA. He is married, has three children, and resides in San Francisco.

 

Appointment of Joyce Newman as a Member of the National Council on Vocational Education

 

April 18, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Joyce Newman to be a member of the National Council on Vocational Education for a term expiring January 17, 1991. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1982 Mrs. Newman has served as a travel consultant in North Woodmere, NY. Prior to this Mrs. Newman worked as an interviewer at the department of occupational resources, 1979 - 1982.

 

Mrs. Newman graduated from the University of Kentucky (A.B., 1958). She was born January 29, 1936, in New York City. She is married, has three children, and resides in North Woodmere, NY.