Appointment of Bernard A. Schriever as a Member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

 

September 21, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Bernard A. Schriever to be a member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board for a term of 2 years. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1966 General Schriever has been a management consultant in Arlington, VA. Prior to this he served in the U.S. Air Force, 1931 - 1964.

 

General Schriever graduated from Texas A&M University (B.S., 1931) and Stanford University (M.A., 1942). He was born September 14, 1910, in Bremen, Germany. He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of Richard Wood Boehm To Be United States Ambassador to Oman

 

September 21, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard Wood Boehm, of the District of Columbia, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, as Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman. He would succeed George Cranwell Montgomery.

 

After 5 years of employment in the private sector, Mr. Boehm joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1955. His assignments have included press officer at the Department of State, 1955 - 1956; consular officer in Naha, Okinawa, 1956 - 1958; and an economic and political officer for the U.S. Mission in Berlin, 1958 - 1962. Mr. Boehm was a research analyst, then officer in charge for NATO political affairs in the Bureau of European Affairs at the Department of State. He has served as deputy chief of mission in Luxembourg, 1966 - 1968; senior training at the National War College, 1968 - 1969; and press officer in the Bureau of Economic Affairs, 1969 - 1971. He was counselor of embassy for political-military affairs, successively, at the U.S. Embassies in Ankara, 1971 - 1974, and in Bangkok, 1974 - 1976; diplomat in residence at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, 1976 - 1977; and Foreign Service inspector, 1977 - 1978. Mr. Boehm was deputy chief of mission in Kathmandu, 1978 - 1980, and in Ankara, 1980 - 1983. In 1983 he served as a member of the U.S. delegation to the 38th U.N. General Assembly. He was deputy examiner for the Board of Examiners for the Foreign Service, 1984; and served as U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus, 1984 - 1987. Mr. Boehm is currently diplomat-in-residence and visiting professor at Howard University in Washington, DC.

 

Mr. Boehm graduated from Adelphi University (A.B., 1950), George Washington University (M.A., 1969), and the University of Paris, France, 1949. He was born June 25, 1926, in New York, NY. Mr. Boehm has two children and currently resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of Thomas A. Thompson To Be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development

 

September 21, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas A. Thompson to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development for a term of years prescribed by Public Law 99 - 498 of October 17, 1986. This is a new position.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Thompson has been a rancher in Heart Butte, MT. Prior to this he was the superintendent for the public schools in Browning, MT, 1984 - 1987. In 1986 he was named National Indian Educator of the Year by the National Indian Educator Association. From 1973 to 1979, he also served as a member of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education.

 

Mr. Thompson graduated from Northern Montana College (B.A., 1965) and the University of Montana (M. Ed., 1970). He was born August 5, 1940, in Browning, MT. He is married, has one child, and resides in Heart Butte, MT.

 

Appointment of Marion C. Blakey as Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Affairs and Communications Planning

 

September 21, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Marion C. Blakey to be Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Affairs and Communications Planning.

 

Since 1987 Ms. Blakey has been Special Assistant to the President and Director of Public Affairs. Prior to this she was Director of Public Affairs and Special Assistant to the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, 1985 - 1987. From 1982 to 1984, she was Director of Public Affairs at the National Endowment for the Humanities. Previously Ms. Blakey served as director of that agency's youth programs and in its Office of Planning and Policy Assessment.

 

Ms. Blakey holds a bachelor's degree from Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia (1970), where she majored in international relations. Ms. Blakey is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Karen Spencer as Deputy Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs

 

September 21, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Karen Spencer to be Deputy Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs. She will succeed Andrew H. Card, Jr.

 

Ms. Spencer served as director of California Gov. George Deukmejian's Washington office from October 1983 until September 1988. She also served as legislative advocate in Sacramento, CA, from October 1980 until October 1983, legislative assistant to Congressman Dick Cheney of Wyoming from January 1979 until October 1980, and administrative assistant to the California State Senate in Sacramento, from April 1977 until January 1978. She also served as a legislative assistant for the Los Angeles City Council from October 1975 until April 1977.

 

Ms. Spencer graduated from California State University at Los Angeles (B.A., 1974). She was born in 1952 and currently resides in Arlington, VA.