Appointment of Walter Gellhorn as a Member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States

 

June 7, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Walter Gellhorn to be a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States for a term of 3 years. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1974 Mr. Gellhorn has been a professor emeritus at the Columbia University Law School. From 1972 to 1974, he was a professor at the Columbia University Law School.

 

Mr. Gellhorn graduated from Amherst College (A.B., 1927), Columbia University (LL.B., 1931), and the University of Pennsylvania (LL.D., 1963). He was born September 18, 1906, in St. Louis, MO. Mr. Gellhorn is married, has two children, and resides in New York, NY.

 

Appointment of Rebecca Gernhardt Range as a Member of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise

 

June 7, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Rebecca Gernhardt Range to be a member of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise. She would succeed Gwendolyn S. King.

 

Ms. Range is currently Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison at the White House. Prior to this, she was Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs at the Department of Transportation, 1985 - 1987; Counselor to the Secretary of Transportation, 1984 - 1985; and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs at the Department of Transportation, 1983 - 1984. Ms. Range served as chief of staff, legislative assistant, and staff assistant for Senator Ted Stevens, 1977 - 1983.

 

Ms. Range graduated from DePauw University (B.A., 1976) and Catholic University, Columbus School of Law (J.D., 1981). She was born October 23, 1954, in Mansfield, OH. Ms. Range is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Douglas A. Riggs as a Member of the Panel of Conciliators of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes

 

June 7, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Douglas A. Riggs to be a member of the Panel of Conciliators, International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, for a term of 6 years. He would succeed James Coffin Greene.

 

Mr. Riggs is currently vice president for corporate communication for Pitney Bowes World Headquarters in Stamford, CT. Prior to this he was General Counsel at the Department of Commerce, 1985 - 1988. Mr. Riggs has served as Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison at the White House, 1983 - 1985, and Associate Director, 1983. He was a partner with the law firm Bogle & Gates, 1980 - 1983.

 

Mr. Riggs graduated from Brigham Young University (B.S., 1966), the University of West Virginia (M.S., 1967), and Cornell University (J.D., 1973). He served in the United States Army, 1967 - 1970. He was born August 20, 1944, in Rigby, ID. He is married, has one child, and resides in Bethesda, MD.

 

Nomination of Charles S. Warner To Be Alternate United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund

 

June 7, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles S. Warner to be United States Alternate Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund for a term of 2 years. He would succeed Mary Kate Bush.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Warner has been Deputy Director-General for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Vienna, Austria. Prior to this he was director for international trade services for Coopers & Lybrand, 1984 - 1986. He worked at the Department of Commerce from 1981 to 1984 as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Economic Development Administration and Director of the Office of Export Trading Company Affairs at the International Trade Administration. He was president and chief executive officer of the Piedmont Land Co., 1976 - 1981; director of finance for the William P. Lipscomb Co., 1972 - 1976; and chairman and chief executive officer for Taconic Group, Inc., 1968 - 1972.

 

Mr. Warner graduated from the University of Virginia (B.A., 1954). He served in the United States Marine Corps, 1951 - 1957. Mr. Warner was born September 10, 1931, in Washington, DC. He is married and currently resides in Vienna, Austria.

 

Nomination of James B. Coles To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Corporation for Housing Partnerships

 

June 7, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate James B. Coles to be a member of the Board of Directors of the National Corporation for Housing Partnerships for the term expiring October 27, 1990. He would succeed Barbara W. Schlicher.

 

Since 1972 Mr. Coles has been president of Coles Communities in San Diego, CA. He has also been involved in several civic and community organizations.

 

Mr. Coles graduated from San Diego State University (B.A., 1967). He served in the United States Army, 1960 - 1963. He was born September 29, 1941, in Camden, NJ. He is married, has two children, and resides in La Jolla, CA.

 

Nomination of Charles L. Hosler, Jr., To Be a Member of the National Science Board

 

June 7, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles L. Hosler, Jr., to be a member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 1994. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1985 Dr. Hosler has been vice president for research and dean of the graduate school at Pennsylvania State University. Prior to this he was dean of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Pennsylvania State University, 1966 - 1985.

 

Dr. Hosler graduated from Pennsylvania State University (B.S., 1947; M.S., 1948; Ph.D., 1951). He was born June 3, 1924, in Honey Brook, PA. He is married, has four children, and resides in State College, PA.

 

Nomination of William H. Fite To Be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

 

June 7, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate William H. Fite to be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (Bureau of Strategic Programs). He would succeed Michael A. Mobbs.

 

Since 1977 Mr. Fite has been minority director for national security affairs on the Subcommittee on Arms Control, International Security, and Science for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was legislative assistant to Representative William F. Goodling, 1975 - 1977.

 

Mr. Fite graduated from Messiah College (B.A., 1970) and Pennsylvania State University (M.A., 1972). He was born April 11, 1948, in Mechanicsburg, PA. He is married and currently resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Appointment of Mark Greenberg as a Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

 

June 7, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Mark Greenberg to be Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs (Senate) at the White House.

 

Prior to joining the White House staff, Mr. Greenberg served as administrative assistant and legislative director for Senator Paul Trible of Virginia. He was also chief of minority staff of the ways and means committee in the Massachusetts State Legislature.

 

Mr. Greenberg graduated from Kenyon College and received a master of arts degree from Claremont Graduate School and completed course work on his Ph.D. at Boston College. Mr. Greenberg is married, has one child, and resides in Alexandria, VA.