Nomination of Elinor H. Swaim To Be a Member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Sciences

 

August 11, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Elinor H. Swaim to be a member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Sciences for the remainder of the term expiring July 19, 1989. She would succeed Patricia Barbour.

 

Since 1985 Mrs. Swaim has served as chairman of the North Carolina Library Commission in Salisbury, NC. She has been vice chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party since 1987. Mrs. Swaim is active in community and political affairs.

 

Mrs. Swaim graduated from the University of North Carolina (B.S., 1939). She was born January 7, 1919, in Burlington, NC. Mrs. Swaim is married, has three children, and resides in Salisbury, NC.

 

Appointment of David R. Challoner as a Member of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science, and Designation as Chairman

 

August 11, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint David R. Challoner to be a member of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science for a term expiring December 31, 1990. He would succeed Bruno Weinschel. Upon appointment he will be designated Chairman.

 

Since 1982 Dr. Challoner has been vice president for health affairs and chairman of the board for Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. Prior to this he was dean and professor of medicine at the St. Louis University School of Medicine, 1975 - 1982.

 

Dr. Challoner graduated from Lawrence College (B.S., 1956) and Harvard University (M.D., 1961). He was born January 31, 1935, in Appleton, WI. He served in the U.S. Public Health Service, 1963 - 1965. He is married, has three children, and currently resides in Gainesville, FL.

 

Nomination of Arnold L. Steinberg To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences

 

August 11, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Arnold L. Steinberg to be a member of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences for a term expiring September 7, 1991. This is a reappointment.

 

Mr. Steinberg is currently president of Arnold Steinberg and Associates, Inc., in Sherman Oaks, CA, a marketing and survey research firm concentrating on public policy.

 

Mr. Steinberg graduated from George Washington University (B.A., 1969) and Pepperdine University (M.B.A., 1975). He was born October 23, 1947, in Los Angeles, CA. Mr. Steinberg currently resides in Sherman Oaks, CA.