Nomination of Margaret
Chase Hager To Be a Member of the National Council on
May 16, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Margaret Chase Hager to be
a member of the National Council on the Handicapped for a term expiring September
She would succeed John S. Erthein.
Hager has been involved in numerous civic and political activities throughout
her career. She has also been director of training administration for the
International Banking Group in New York City, 1969 - 1970. Prior to
this she was with First National City Bank (CitiCorp),
1967 - 1969. From 1966 to 1967, she was an administrative assistant to the
director of the International Monetary Fund. Mrs. Hager served as an assistant
to the director of loan exhibitions at the Wildenstein Gallery, 1964 - 1965,
and was an assistant registrar and assistant to the editor at the Virginia Museum, 1963 - 1964.
Hager graduated from Wheaton College (B.A., 1963). She was
born November 16, 1940, in Richmond, VA. She is married, has two
children, and currently resides in Richmond, VA.
Appointment of William
Evans as United States Commissioner of the International Whaling Commission
May 16, 1988
President today announced his intention to appoint William Evans to be United
States Commissioner of the International Whaling Commission. He would succeed
Anthony J. Calio.
Evans is currently Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was
an Assistant Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
for Fisheries. He has also been executive director and senior scientist at Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute, 1977 - 1986, head of
the bioanalysis group at the Naval Undersea Center, 1974 - 1976, and an
advanced study fellow and visiting scientist for the National Marine Fisheries
Service, 1972 - 1974.
Evans graduated from Bowling Green State University (B.S., 1953), Ohio State University (M.A., 1954), and the University of California at Los Angeles (Ph.D., 1975). He
served in the United States Army, 1954 - 1956. He was born October
in Elkhart, IN. Dr. Evans is
married, has two children, and currently resides in Silver Spring, MD.