Appointment of Danny L. Crippen as Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs

 

September 8, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Dr. Danny L. Crippen to be Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs. He will succeed T. Kenneth Cribb, Jr.

 

Until July 31, 1988, Dr. Crippen was Deputy Assistant to the President in the Office of the Chief of Staff. He worked on economic, trade policy, and related matters. Dr. Crippen was executive director of the Merrill Lynch Advisory Council from 1985 to 1987. He served as economic adviser and chief counsel for Senator Howard Baker in the Office of the Majority Leader from 1981 to 1984. Prior to that he worked at NASA, the budget office of the State of South Dakota, the Brookings Institution, and conducted research on revenue sharing for the Department of the Treasury.

 

Dr. Crippen graduated from the University of South Dakota (B.S., 1974) and Ohio State University (M.S., 1976; Ph.D., 1981). He was born March 18, 1952, in Canistota, SD. Dr. Crippen is married and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of E. Roger Mandle To Be a Member of the National Council on the Arts

 

September 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate E. Roger Mandle to be a member of the National Council on the Arts, National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, for a term expiring September 3, 1994. He would succeed Raymond J. Learsy.

 

Since 1977 Mr. Mandle has been the director of the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, OH, and associate director, 1974 - 1976. Prior to this he was associate director of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1967 - 1974.

 

Mr. Mandle graduated from Williams College (B.A., 1963). He was born May 13, 1941, in Hackensack, NJ. He is married, has two children, and currently resides in Perrysburg, OH.

 

Appointment of John R. Van de Water as a Member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel

 

September 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint John R. Van de Water to be a member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel, Federal Labor Relations Authority, for the remainder of the term expiring January 10, 1989. He would succeed Robert G. Howlett.

 

Mr. Van de Water is currently a writer-lecturer in San Diego, CA. Prior to this, he was Counselor to the U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1985 - 1987, and Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board, 1981 - 1982. He also served at the University of California, Los Angeles, as director of executive programs for the Graduate School of Management, and was an adjunct professor of management and industrial relations at the Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Southern California.

 

Mr. Van de Water graduated from the University of Chicago (B.A., 1939; J.D., 1941). He was born March 26, 1917, in Long Beach, CA. He served in the U.S. Army, 1945 - 1946. Mr. Van de Water has six children and resides in San Diego, CA.