Nomination of Christopher W.S. Ross To Be United States Ambassador to Algeria

 

May 9, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Christopher W.S. Ross to be Ambassador of the United States to the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria. He would succeed L. Craig Johnstone.

 

Mr. Ross entered the Foreign Service in 1968 as an officer of the U.S. Information Agency. In this capacity, he served as junior officer trainee in Tripoli, Libya, from 1969 to 1970; branch public affairs officer in Fez, Morocco, 1970 - 1973; information officer in Beirut, Lebanon, 1973 - 1976; and as public affairs officer in Algiers, Algeria, 1976 - 1979. In 1979 he was detailed to the Department of State and served as deputy chief of mission and Charge d'Affaires at the American Embassy in Algiers, 1979 - 1981; public affairs adviser of the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, 1981 - 1982; Special Assistant to the Special Presidential Envoys to the Middle East, 1982 - 1984; Director of Regional Affairs of the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, 1984 - 1985; and Executive Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs from 1985 to the present.

 

Mr. Ross graduated from Princeton University (A.B., 1965) and the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University (M.A., 1967). He was born March 3, 1943, in Quito, Ecuador. He is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Designation of David Korn as Chairman of the National Cancer Advisory Board

 

May 9, 1988

 

The President today designated David Korn as Chairman of the National Cancer Advisory Board for the term expiring March 9, 1990. This is a reappointment.

 

Dr. Korn has served as a member of the Board since 1984. Since 1984 he has served as dean of the Stanford University Medical Center, and vice president since 1986.

 

Dr. Korn graduated from Harvard University (B.A., 1954; M.D., 1959). He was born March 5, 1933, in Providence, RI. He is married, has three children, and resides in Stanford, CA.

 

Nomination of Edward Noonan Ney To Be a Member of the Board for International Broadcasting

 

May 9, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward Noonan Ney to be a member of the Board for International Broadcasting for a term expiring April 28, 1991. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Ney has been chairman of Paine Webber/Young & Rubicam Ventures in New York City. Mr. Ney has been with Young & Rubicam since 1951, serving as chairman, chief executive officer and president, vice president, and account supervisor.

 

Mr. Ney graduated from Amherst College (B.A., 1946). He was born May 26, 1925, in St. Paul, MN. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. Ney is married, has three children, and resides in New York.

 

Nomination of Charles C. Cox To Be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission

 

May 9, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles C. Cox to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the term expiring June 5, 1993. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1983 Mr. Cox has been a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC, and chief economist for the Securities and Exchange Commission, 1982 - 1983. Prior to this, he was an assistant professor of management at Texas A&M University, 1980 - 1982, and director of the John M. Olin Fellowship Program, 1981 - 1982. From 1972 to 1980, he was an assistant professor of economics at Ohio State University.

 

Mr. Cox graduated from the University of Washington (B.A., 1967) and the University of Chicago (A.M., 1970; Ph.D., 1975). He was born May 8, 1945, in Missoula, MT. He is married and resides in Washington, DC.