Nomination of Charles A. Gargano To Be United States Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago

 

April 28, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles A. Gargano to be Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. He would succeed Sheldon J. Krys.

 

Since 1984 Mr. Gargano has been the president of G.M. Development, Inc., in Islip, NY. Prior to this he was vice president and general supervisor of construction and engineering for J.D. Posillico, Inc., 1983 - 1984. Previously, he was Deputy Administrator at the Department of Transportation for the Urban Mass Transportation Administration, 1981 - 1983; vice president and general supervisor of construction and engineering for J.D. Posillico, Inc., 1963 - 1981; and a construction engineer for John Oeschlin, Inc., 1961 - 1963.

 

Mr. Gargano graduated from Farleigh Dickinson University (B.S., 1976; M.B.A., 1977). He was born October 28, 1934, in Avellino, Italy. Mr. Gargano is married, has two children, and resides in Dix Hills, NY.

 

Appointment of Allan H. Meltzer as a Member of the President's Economic Policy Advisory Board

 

April 28, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Allan H. Meltzer to be a member of the President's Economic Policy Advisory Board. This is an initial appointment.

 

Since 1957 Dr. Meltzer has been a professor at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, and since 1980 he has been a John M. Olin Professor of Political Economy and Public Policy at Carnegie-Mellon. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard University, the University of Chicago, the University of Rochester, the Yugoslav Institute for Economic Research, the Austrian Institute for Advanced Study, the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro, and the City University, London. Dr. Meltzer also is an author of several books, and his writings have appeared in numerous journals.

 

Dr. Meltzer graduated from Duke University (A.B., 1948) and the University of California, Los Angeles (M.A., 1955; Ph.D., 1958). He was born February 6, 1928, in Boston, MA. He is married, has three children, and resides in Pittsburgh.

 

Appointment of John C. Howard, Jr., as a Member of the National Commission on Agricultural Policy

 

April 28, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint John C. Howard, Jr., to be a member of the National Commission on Agricultural Policy. This is a new position.

 

Since 1962 Mr. Howard has been the owner-manager of J.C. Howard Farms and J.C. Howard Grain Co. in Deep Run, NC. He is currently serving on the North Carolina Board of Agriculture.

 

Mr. Howard graduated from North Carolina State University (B.S., 1962). He was born May 29, 1941, in Lenoir, NC. He is married, has four children, and resides in Deep Run, NC.

 

Nomination of Helmuth J. Naumer To Be a Member of the National Museum Services Board

 

April 28, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Helmuth J. Naumer to be a member of the National Museum Services Board, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring December 6, 1992. He would succeed Donald Moncrief Muchmore.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Naumer has been director of the Office of Cultural Affairs for the State of New Mexico and has served as president of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation since 1986. Prior to this, he was president of the San Antonio Museum Association, 1979 - 1986; executive director of the Pacific Science Center Foundation, 1976 - 1979; and executive director of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1962 - 1976.

 

Mr. Naumer graduated from the University of New Mexico (B.A., 1957). He was born May 7, 1934, in Santa Fe, NM, and currently resides in Santa Fe.