Nomination of Thomas C. Griscom To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation

 

August 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas C. Griscom to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation until the date of the annual meeting of the Corporation in 1991. He would succeed Neal B. Freeman.

 

From April 1987 to July 1988, Mr. Griscom was Assistant to the President for Communications and Planning at the White House in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was president and chief operating officer of Ogilvy and Mather Public Affairs, 1987. Mr. Griscom served as executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, 1985 - 1986. He was press secretary to Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker, 1978 - 1984, and a political writer for the Chattanooga News - Free Press, 1971 - 1978.

 

Mr. Griscom graduated from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (B.A., 1971). He was born November 13, 1949, in Chattanooga, TN. Mr. Griscom is married, has three children, and resides in Signal Mountain, TN.