Nomination of Richard Llewellyn Williams To Be United States Ambassador to Mongolia

 

May 10, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard Llewellyn Williams, of the District of Columbia, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Mongolian People's Republic. Diplomatic relations were established at the ambassadorial level with the Mongolian People's Republic in January 1987.

 

Mr. Williams is currently Country Director of the Office of Chinese and Mongolian Affairs at the Department of State in Washington, DC. Previously, he served as deputy consul general in Hong Kong from 1981 to 1985, and as consul general in Guangzhou (Canton). He was Deputy Director of the Office of Micronesian Status Negotiations, 1978 - 1979, and a student at the National War College, 1977 - 1978. Mr. Williams was a country officer for Fiji and Papua New Guinea at the Department of State, 1975 - 1977; an international relations officer for the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, 1972 - 1975; and a political officer for the U.S. consulate general in Hong Kong, 1968 - 1972. He attended the Foreign Institute for Chinese language training, 1967 - 1968. From 1965 to 1967, he was detailed to the White House correspondence staff. He served in the United States Army, 1953 - 1955, and joined the Foreign Service in 1956.

 

Mr. Williams graduated from the University of Chicago (A.B., 1948), Purdue University (B.S., 1951), and Harvard University (M.B.A., 1953). He was born December 28, 1929, in Chicago, IL. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of Philip D. Winn To Be United States Ambassador to Switzerland

 

May 10, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Philip D. Winn to be Ambassador to Switzerland. He would succeed Faith Ryan Whittlesey.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Winn has served as chairman of the board of the Philips Development Corp., in Englewood, CO. Prior to this he served as chairman of the board for Philip D. Winn & Associates, Inc., 1976 - 1987. From 1981 to 1982, he was Assistant Secretary at the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Federal Housing Commissioner. Mr. Winn also served as senior vice president of Witkin Homes/U.S. Homes, 1964 - 1976.

 

Mr. Winn graduated from the University of Michigan (B.A., 1948). He was born February 1, 1925, in New Britain, CT. He served in the United States Army, 1943 - 1945. Mr. Winn is married, has two children, and resides in Englewood, CO.

 

Nomination of W. Allen Wallis To Be Alternate United States Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Inter-American Development Bank

 

May 10, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate W. Allen Wallis to be United States Alternate Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of 5 years, and to be United States Alternate Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank for a term of 5 years. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1982 Mr. Wallis has been Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs at the Department of State in Washington, DC. Prior to this he served at the University of Rochester as chancellor, 1970 - 1982, and president, 1962 - 1970. Mr. Wallis was also with the University of Chicago, serving as dean of the graduate school of business, 1956 - 1962, and as chairman of the department of statistics, 1949 - 1957. He has also worked at the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Ford Foundation, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.

 

Mr. Wallis graduated from the University of Minnesota (A.B., 1932). He was born November 5, 1912, in Philadelphia, PA. He is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.