Appointment of James L. Hooley as Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Advance

 

August 13, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of James L. Hooley to be Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Advance.

 

Mr. Hooley has served as a commissioned officer since June 1985, most recently as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Advance. Mr. Hooley has been working for Ronald Reagan since May 1978, serving as an advance man and organization consultant until the 1980 election. Prior to that time, he had served in several national and statewide campaigns as a political consultant.

 

Mr. Hooley was recently married to the former Gaylynn Goble of Dallas, TX.

 

Appointment of Sherwin T.S. Chan as a Member of the Commission on Civil Rights

 

August 13, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Sherwin T.S. Chan to be a member of the Commission on Civil Rights for the remainder of the 6-year term expiring November 29, 1989. He would succeed Clarence M. Pendleton, Jr.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Chan has been an engineering specialist in the aircraft division of the Northrop Corp. in Hawthorne, CA. Prior to this he was senior engineer-scientist for the IBM Corp., 1967 - 1985. Since 1987 Mr. Chan has also served on the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science.

 

Mr. Chan graduated from the National Sun Yat-sen University (B.S., 1946) and the University of Southern California (M.S., 1952). He was born August 19, 1922, in Hong Kong. He is married, has five children, and resides in San Marino, CA.