Nomination of David S.C.
Chu To Be an Assistant
Secretary of Defense
May 13, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate David S.C. Chu to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (Program
Analysis and Evaluation). This is a new position.
1981 Mr. Chu has been Director of Program Analysis
and Evaluation at the Department of Defense in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was
Assistant Director for the National Security and International Affairs Division
of the Congressional Budget Office, 1978 - 1981. He was also an associate head
of the economics department for the Rand Corp., 1975 - 1978, and senior
economist, 1970 - 1978.
Chu graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1964; M.A.,
1965; M. Phil., 1967; Ph.D., 1972). He was born May
NY. He served in the
United States Army, 1968 - 1970. He is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC.
Nomination of Kenneth P.
Bergquist To Be an Assistant
Secretary of the Navy
May 13, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Kenneth P. Bergquist to be an Assistant Secretary of the Navy
(Manpower and Reserve Affairs) at the Department of Defense. He would succeed
Charles G. Untermeyer.
1986 Mr. Bergquist has been Deputy Assistant Attorney
General for Legislative Affairs at the Department of Justice. Prior to this, he
was Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Readiness, Force Management, and
Training) at the Department of Defense, 1983 - 1986, and Deputy Assistant
Secretary of the Army (Reserve Affairs and Mobilization), 1982 - 1983. He was
chief counsel and staff director for the Committee on Veterans' Affairs of the
United States Senate, 1981 - 1982, and minority counsel and staff director for
the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, 1980 - 1981. Mr. Bergquist
was also legislative counsel for the office of Senator Alan K. Simpson, 1979 -
1980, and an operational intelligence officer for the Central Intelligence
Agency, 1977 - 1979.
Bergquist graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1967) and the
University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1977). He was
born April 12, 1944, in Washington, DC. He served in the
United States Army from 1967 to 1974, receiving a Silver Star, 6 Bronze Stars,
and 2 Purple Hearts. He is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA.
Nomination of Edward
Peter Djerejian To Be United
States Ambassador to Syria
May 13, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Edward Peter Djerejian, of Maryland, a career member of the
Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Syrian Arab Republic. He would succeed
William L. Eagleton, Jr.
Djerejian is currently the Principal Deputy Assistant
Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs. From 1985 to 1986,
he was assigned on detail to the White House as Special Assistant to the
President and Deputy Press Secretary for Foreign Affairs. Mr. Djerejian was heavily involved in the President's November
1985 summit meeting in Geneva with General Secretary
Gorbachev and in the Tokyo economic summit in May
1986. He was assigned in January 1985 as Deputy Spokesman of the Department of
State and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs. Mr. Djerejian's last overseas assignment was in Amman, Jordan, where he was the
deputy chief of mission at the American Embassy, 1981 - 1984. His previous Middle East assignments in both the
field and in Washington included positions in
the Near Eastern Bureau of the Department of State as Deputy Director of
Northern Arabian Affairs, 1972 - 1974; political/labor officer in Casablanca, Morocco, 1969 - 1972; and
political officer in Beirut, Lebanon, 1966 - 1969. He also
served as staff assistant to the Under Secretary of State, 1963 - 1965, and
special assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, 1974 -
1975. From 1975 to 1977, Mr. Djerejian served as
principal officer at the consulate general in Bordeaux, France. After training
assignments in the Russian language and Eastern European and Soviet affairs,
Mr. Djerejian served at the American Embassy in
Moscow from 1979 to 1981, first as chief of external affairs in the political
section and then as acting political counselor. Mr. Djerejian
served in the United States Army from 1960 until joining the Foreign Service in
Djerejian received a B.S.F.S. from the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, in 1960. He was born March
York City. He is married, has two children, and resides
in Bethesda, MD.
Designation of Becky
Norton Dunlop as Special Representative to the Northern Mariana Islands-United
May 13, 1988
President has designated Becky Norton Dunlop, Deputy Under
Secretary of the Interior, as Special Representative to meet and to consider in
good faith such issues affecting the relationship between the Northern Mariana
and the United States. She would succeed
Richard Thomas Montoya.
1987 Mrs. Dunlop has been Deputy Under Secretary at
the Department of the Interior in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was
Special Assistant to the Attorney General for Cabinet Affairs at the Department
of Justice, 1985 - 1987. She was Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy
Director of Presidential Personnel at the White House, 1983 - 1985; Special
Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Cabinet Affairs, 1982
- 1983; and Deputy Director of the Office of Presidential Personnel, 1981 -
Dunlop graduated from Miami University, Ohio (B.A., 1973). She was
born October 2, 1951, in Minneapolis, MN. She is married and
currently resides in Arlington, VA.