Nomination of B. Kent Burton To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

 

July 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate B. Kent Burton to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere. He would succeed James Curtis Mack II.

 

Since 1984 Mr. Burton has been Director of the Office of Congressional Affairs for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration at the Department of Commerce. Prior to this he was a senior legislative representative of the American Trucking Associations, Inc., 1977 - 1984. He was also a legislative consultant for the Federal Physicians Association, 1978 - 1982, and a senior legislative assistant for Congressman John H. Rousselot, 1975 - 1977.

 

Mr. Burton graduated from Utah State University (B.A., 1975) and Harvard University (M.P.A., 1981). He was born April 15, 1952, in Salt Lake City, UT. He is married, has four children, and resides in Arlington, VA.

 

Nomination of Richard C. Houseworth To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States

 

July 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard C. Houseworth to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term of 4 years expiring January 20, 1991. He would succeed Richard W. Heldridge.

 

Mr. Houseworth has been with the Arizona Bank in Phoenix, AZ, since 1955, serving in several capacities: a consultant, since 1987; executive vice president and senior corporate development officer, 1982 - 1987; executive vice president and branch administrator, 1972 - 1982; and senior vice president, vice president, and manager, 1955 - 1972.

 

Mr. Houseworth graduated from the University of Kansas (B.S., 1950). He was born January 18, 1928, in Harveyville, KS. He served in the United States Army, 1946 - 1948. He is married, has three children, and resides in Phoenix, AZ.