Nomination of Margaret Chase Hager To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped

 

May 16, 1988

 

The 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 17, 1990. She would succeed John S. Erthein.

 

Mrs. 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.

 

Mrs. 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

 

The 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.

 

Dr. 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.

 

Dr. 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 11, 1930, in Elkhart, IN. Dr. Evans is married, has two children, and currently resides in Silver Spring, MD.