Nomination of Patricia Mary Byrne To Be an Alternate United States Representative to the 43d Session of the United Nations General Assembly

 

August 12, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Patricia Mary Byrne to be an Alternate Representative of the United States of America to the 43d Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (September 20 to December 1988).

 

Since 1985 Ambassador Byrne has been Deputy U.S. Representative to the Security Council of the United Nations in New York, NY. Prior to this, she was research professor of diplomacy at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, 1983 - 1985, and a foreign affairs fellow, since 1983. She has also served as Ambassador to Burma, 1979 - 1983, and Ambassador to Mali, 1976 - 1979. Ambassador Byrne attended the senior seminar at the Foreign Service Institute, 1975 - 1976; Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Columbia, Sri Lanka, 1973 - 1975; and a political officer at the American Embassy in Paris, 1969 - 1973. Ambassador Byrne was an Alternate Representative of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations General Assembly's 40th, 41st, and 42d sessions.

 

Ambassador Byrne graduated from Vassar College (B.A., 1946) and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (M.A., 1947). She was born June 1, 1925, in Cleveland, OH, and currently resides in New York, NY.

 

 

Nomination of Francis S. Ruddy To Be General Counsel of the Department of Energy

 

August 12, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Francis S. Ruddy to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy. He would succeed J. Michael Farrell.

 

Since 1984 Dr. Ruddy has been U.S. Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea. Prior to this he was an Assistant Administrator for AID at the Department of State, 1981 - 1984. From 1974 to 1981, he was counsel to Exxon, U.S.A., in Houston, TX.

 

Dr. Ruddy graduated from Holy Cross College (A.B., 1959); New York University (M.A., 1962; LL.M., 1967); Loyola University (LL.B., 1965); and Cambridge University (Ph.D., 1969). He was born September 15, 1937, in New York City. Dr. Ruddy served in the U.S. Marines, 1955 - 1961. He is married, has three children, and resides in New York City.

 

 

Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Theodore F. Brophy While Serving as Chairman of the United States Delegation to the World Administrative Radio Conference for Space Services

 

August 12, 1988

 

The President today accorded Theodore F. Brophy the personal rank of Ambassador in his capacity as Chairman of the U.S. delegation to the second session of the International Telecommunication Union's World Administrative Radio Conference for Space Services to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, August 29 - October 5, 1988.

 

Mr. Brophy was associated with the law firm of Root, Ballantine, Harlan, Bushby and Palmer from 1949 - 1955. From 1955 to 1958, he served as general counsel for the Lummus Co. Since 1958 he has been with GTE Corp., where he has served as general counsel, 1958; executive vice president and general counsel, 1959; director, 1969; president, 1972; and is presently chairman and chief executive officer, since 1976. His government experience includes service with the Administrative Conference of the United States, where he was the public member, 1970 - 1972, and the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, 1986 - 1988.

 

Mr. Brophy graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1944) and Harvard Law School (LL.B., 1949). He was born August 4, 1923, in Greenwich, CT. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. He is married, has two children, and resides in Greenwich.

 

Appointment of Mark K. Miller as a Member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

 

August 12, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Mark K. Miller to be a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. He would succeed Eugene F. Murphy.

 

Mr. Miller has been president of Boeing Aerospace Co. in Seattle, WA, since 1985, and executive vice president, 1982 - 1985. He has been with Boeing since 1948, serving in various capacities: vice president and general manager of space and information systems; manager of the Boeing Pacific Test Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA; director of engineering; director of contractor integration; chief of 747 test; manager of Apollo technical integration and evaluation; and deputy program manager for engineering on the short range attack missile program.

 

Mr. Miller graduated from Oregon State University (B.S., 1948). He was born August 18, 1923, in Portland, OR. He served in the U.S. Army, 1942 - 1945, and the U.S. Air Force, 1951 - 1952. Mr. Miller is married, has three children, and resides in Bainbridge Island, WA.