Appointment of the 1988
- 1989 White House Fellows
June 7, 1988
President today announced the appointments of the 1988 - 1989 White House
fellows. This is the 24th class of fellows since the program began in 1964. The
14 fellows were chosen from among 825 applicants and screened by 11 regional
panels. The President's Commission on White House Fellowships, chaired by Vice
Admiral James B. Stockdale, USN, Ret., interviewed the 33 national finalists
before recommending the 14 persons to the President. Their year of government
service will begin September 1, 1988.
serve for 1 year as Special Assistants to the Vice President, members of the
Cabinet, and the President's principal staff. In addition to the work
assignments, the fellowship includes an education program that parallels and
broadens the unique experience of working at the highest levels of the Federal
Government. The program is open to U.S. citizens in the early
stages of their careers and from all occupations and professions. Federal
Government employees are not eligible, with the exception of career Armed
Forces personnel. Leadership, character, intellectual and professional ability,
and commitment to community and nation are the principal criteria employed in
the selection of fellows.
for the 1989 - 1990 program are available from the
President's Commission on White House Fellowships, 712 Jackson Place, NW, Washington, DC. 20503.
1988 - 89 White House fellows are:
B. Baker, 28, of Florida. Mr. Baker, an
entrepreneur, is currently president of Advanced Printer Technologies, Inc. He
is very active in his community, where he has served as president of the
Venice, Florida, Chamber of Commerce; a director of the United Way; and as vice
president of the Triangle Economic Development Association.
Jeffrey W. Colyer, 28,
of Kansas. Dr. Colyer
is currently a surgical resident at the Washington Hospital Center. He has worked with the
International Medical Corps, designing surgical medic training programs and
setting up surgical clinics for the Afghan freedom fighters. In addition to his
medical background, he received his master's degree in international relations
from Cambridge University.
P. Garcia, 27, of the Republic of Panama. Captain Garcia serves
in the U.S. Air Force. He was born in Washington, DC, and raised in Panama, where he is currently
stationed. A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, he was chairman of the
cadet honor committee. He is the editor-in-chief of the USSOUTHCOM Intelligence
D. George, 31, of California. Captain George is
currently serving as a U - 2 instructor pilot for the U.S. Air Force. He is the
recipient of the coveted Koren Kolligian
Jr. Trophy, the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism in flight, and the
Humanitarian Service Medal. He is a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma.
E. Greenberg, 38, of Colorado. Mr. Greenberg is a
communications consultant and newspaper columnist in Denver, CO. Active in his
community, he is president of the board of directors of the Denver Children's
Museum, a trustee of the American Center for International Leadership, an
adviser to Governor Roemer's Task Force on AIDS, and a member of the
Chancellor's Advisory Board at the University of Colorado at Denver.
J. Kelley, 32, of Connecticut. Mrs. Kelley is a
recent graduate of the Harvard Law School and the Kennedy School
of Government at Harvard University. While at Harvard, she
was director of the Community Revitalization Project. A magna cum laude
graduate of Yale University, she was a Harry Truman
scholar and banner bearer for Saybrook College.
T. Lempres, 28, of California. Mr. Lempres is an attorney with the law firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen in San Francisco. A graduate of Dartmouth University and the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, he has served as a law
clerk for the Honorable Robert P. Aguilar, U.S. District Judge for the Northern
District of California.
Alan W. Marty, 31, of Texas. Mr. Marty is currently
a regional sales manager for Applied Materials, Inc., where he has generated
record sales. After receiving his bachelor's degree in materials science
engineering from Iowa State University, he earned master's of business administration and education degrees at
E. Readinger, 35, of Texas. Mr. Readinger is currently the senior strategic planner for
Texas Instruments, Inc. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and
served in the armor branch of the U.S. Army from 1975 through 1980. He serves
on the board of directors of his local Boys and Girls Club and is active in other
B. Reiss, 30, of New York. Mr. Reiss is an
attorney with the firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Schriver & Jacobson in New York City. He has received a
bachelor's degree from Williams College, a master's degree from
the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, a doctorate from Oxford University, and a law degree from Columbia Law School. His dissertation was
published and nominated for four national book awards.
E. Shephard, Jr., 32, of New York. Major Shephard is a U.S. Army officer currently teaching at the
U.S. Military Academy. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, he earned a
master's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His articles on
civil-military relations have appeared in professional journals and on the
editorial pages of the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.
L. Simms, 31, of Massachusetts. Mr. Simms is currently
a manager with Bain and Company in Boston. He is a summa cum
laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned
degrees in economics and applied science. He is a graduate of the Harvard University joint J.D./M.B.A. program. He has served as a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and on the management
board for Christians for Urban Justice/Habitat for Humanity.
L. Stanley, 41, of Virginia. Lt. Col. Stanley is a
U.S. Marine Corps officer currently attending the National War College. He earned a master's
degree with honors from Johns Hopkins University. He has been awarded
the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and the Navy
M. Walsh, 33, of Texas. Lt. Comdr. Walsh is a U.S. naval officer currently
attending the Armed Forces Staff College. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy,
he is an accomplished naval aviator. He has served aboard five aircraft
carriers, as an operational test director for the Chief of Naval Operations and
as a member of the Blue Angels. He has been active in the Big Brothers and the