Appointment of John H. Steele as a Member of the Arctic Research Commission

 

August 10, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint John H. Steele to be a member of the Arctic Research Commission for a term expiring February 26, 1992. He would succeed Albert Lincoln Washburn.

 

Since 1977 Dr. Steele has been director of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute in Woods Hole, MA. Prior to this he was with Marine Laboratory in Aberdeen, Scotland, serving in several positions: department director, 1973 - 1977; senior principal science officer, 1966 - 1973; and marine scientist, 1951 - 1966.

 

Dr. Steele graduated from the University College of London University (B.Sc., 1946; D.Sc., 1964). He was born November 15, 1926, in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. He is married, has one child, and resides in Woods Hole, MA.

 

Nomination of J. Blakeley Hall To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation

 

August 10, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate J. Blakeley Hall to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 1989. He would succeed Leaanne Bernstein.

 

Since 1980 Mr. Hall has been an attorney with the law offices of Ralph M. Hall in Rockwall, TX. He has also served as the director of the Rockwall Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Rockwall County Bar Association.

 

Mr. Hall graduated from Southern Methodist University (B.A., 1977) and Southern Methodist University School of Law (J.D., 1980). He was born February 24, 1955, in Dallas, TX. He is married and currently resides in Rockwall.

 

Nomination of Michael Novak To Be a Member of the Board for International Broadcasting

 

August 10, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Michael Novak to be a member of the Board for International Broadcasting for a term expiring April 28, 1991. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1978 Mr. Novak has held the George Frederick Jewett Chair in Religion and Public Policy and has been resident scholar for the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. He has also served as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva, 1981 - 1983.

 

Mr. Novak graduated from Stonehill College (A.B., 1956), Gregorian University in Rome (B.T., 1958), and Harvard University (M.A., 1965). He was born September 9, 1933, in Johnstown, PA. He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.