Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Joseph F. Salgado While Serving as United States Representative to the 32d General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency

 

September 23, 1988

 

The President today accorded Joseph F. Salgado the personal rank of Ambassador in his capacity as the United States Representative to the 32d Session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

 

Mr. Salgado is presently Deputy Secretary of Energy at the Department of Energy in Washington, DC. He has also served as Under Secretary of Energy, 1985 - 1988. He chairs the innovative control technology advisory panel for the President's clean coal initiative and the Energy Systems Acquisition Board. He is also chairman of the interagency committee on nuclear weapons complex modernization study. Prior to joining the Department of Energy, Mr. Salgado was an Associate Director of Presidential Personnel at the White House. From 1982 to 1983, he served as the Associate Commissioner for Enforcement at the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Department of Justice. Before joining the Department of Justice, Mr. Salgado was a deputy district attorney and senior trial attorney for the Alameda County District Attorney's Office in CA, 1973 - 1981. From 1966 to 1973, he served with the Oakland Police Department.

 

Mr. Salgado graduated from the University of San Francisco (B.S., 1968), and San Francisco Law School (J.D., 1972). He was born January 10, 1943, and resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Nomination of Patrick Pizzella To Be a Deputy Under Secretary of Education

 

September 23, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Patrick Pizzella to be Deputy Under Secretary for Management at the Department of Education. He would succeed Mary McNally Rose.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Pizzella has been Administrator for Management Services at the Department of Education in Washington, DC. Previously, he was Director of Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs at the Small Business Administration, 1986, and special assistant to the Associate Deputy Administrator for Management and Administration at the Small Business Administration, 1985. From 1983 to 1985, Mr. Pizzella served as special assistant to the Administrator of the General Services Administration, and from 1981 to 1982, he served on the staff of the Administrator. In 1976 Mr. Pizzella worked for Citizens for Reagan in Nebraska and Wisconsin.

 

Mr. Pizzella graduated from the University of South Carolina (B.S., 1975). He was born May 19, 1954, in New Rochelle, NY, and resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Nomination of Lew W. Cramer To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service

 

September 23, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Lew W. Cramer to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service. This is a new position created by P.L. 100 - 418.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Cramer has been Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Science and Electronics, International Trade Administration, at the Department of Commerce. Prior to this he was special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Development, 1986. From 1984 to 1985, Mr. Cramer was a White House fellow, serving in the Office of the United States Trade Representative. He was an associate and later a partner in the law firm of Argue, Freston, Pearson, Harbison and Myers in Los Angeles, CA, 1977 - 1984.

 

Mr. Cramer graduated from Brigham Young University (B.A., 1973; J.D., 1976). He was born April 24, 1949, in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Cramer is married, has five children, and resides in McLean, VA.

 

Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Nicolas Miklos Salgo While Serving as Chief of the United States Team for Property Negotiations With Bulgaria and China

 

September 23, 1988

 

The President today accorded Nicolas Miklos Salgo, of Florida, the personal rank of Ambassador in his capacity as Chief of the United States Negotiating Team for Property Negotiations with Bulgaria and with the People's Republic of China.

 

Mr. Salgo began his business career in Switzerland in 1938 as an export manager, becoming a director of Salvaj & Cie. in Geneva, 1939 - 1948. Between 1948 - 1954, he was owner and president of Indeco Corp., Coal Credit Corp., and Salvaj and Co. in New York. He was executive vice president of Webb and Knapp, Inc. in New York, 1950 - 1957; president and chief executive officer of the Norbute Corp. in Butte, MT, 1954 - 1960; and founder and owner of Nicolas Salgo and Co. in New York, 1959 - 1983. Between 1960 - 1974, he was vice chairman and chairman of Bangor Punta Corp. and its subsidiaries in Greenwich, CT. He was the founder and a limited partner of the Watergate Improvement Associates in Washington, DC, 1960 - 1977, and served as the chairman of the Watergate Companies, 1977 - 1983. He was consultant to the United States Information Agency, 1982 - 1983; Ambassador to Hungary, 1983 - 1986; and is presently assigned to the Department of State on special projects involving the Communist bloc.

 

Mr. Salgo graduated from the University of Budapest (LL.B., and Ph.D., 1937). He was born August 17, 1914, in Budapest, Hungary. Mr. Salgo is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Paul Findley as a Member of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development

 

September 23, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Paul Findley as a member of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development for a term expiring July 28, 1992. He will succeed L. William McNutt, Jr.

 

Since 1983 Congressman Findley has been a writer and lecturer in Jacksonville, IL. From 1961 to 1983, he served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

 

Congressman Findley graduated from Illinois College (A.B., 1943). He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was born June 23, 1921, in Jacksonville, IL. He is married, has two children, and resides in Jacksonville.

 

Nomination of Carl M. Kuttler, Jr., To Be a Member of the National Advisory Council on Educational Research and Improvement

 

September 23, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Carl M. Kuttler, Jr., to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Educational Research and Improvement for a term expiring September 30, 1991. He would succeed Joan M. Gubbins.

 

Since 1978 Mr. Kuttler has been president of St. Petersburg Junior College in St. Petersburg, FL. Previously he was dean of administrative affairs, 1967 - 1978, and assistant to the vice president for administration, 1966 - 1967, at St. Petersburg Junior College.

 

Mr. Kuttler graduated from Florida State University (B.S., 1962) and Stetson University School of Law (J.D., 1965). He was born on January 31, 1940, in Daytona Beach, FL. Mr. Kuttler is married, has three children, and resides in St. Petersburg.

 

Nomination of John A. Gannon To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped

 

September 23, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate John A. Gannon to be a member of the National Council on the Handicapped, for the remainder of the term expiring September 17, 1989. He would succeed Harry J. Sutcliffe.

 

Since 1980 Mr. Gannon has been international president of the International Association of Firefighters in Washington, DC. Previously he was vice president of the International Association of Fire Fighters, 1976 - 1980. Mr. Gannon was president of Local 93 in Cleveland, OH, 1970 - 1980.

 

Mr. Gannon attended Miami University in Ohio and Glasgow University in Scotland. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Gannon was born September 16, 1923, in Cleveland, OH. He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Fred Ralph Demech, Jr., as Executive Director of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

 

September 23, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Fred Ralph Demech, Jr., to be Executive Director of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. He would succeed Gary J. Schmitt.

 

Since July 1988, Captain Demech has been Acting Executive Director of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board at the White House in Washington, DC. Previously he was Special Assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence at the Department of the Navy, 1988. From 1987 to 1988, Captain Demech was the Inspector General for the Naval Security Group Command, and from 1984 to 1986, he served as commanding officer of the U.S. Naval Security Group Activity in Edzell, Scotland. From 1981 to 1984, Captain Demech was Deputy Executive Director and then Executive Director of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board at the White House.

 

Captain Demech graduated from Wilkes College (A.B., 1961), the Naval War College (1974), and the National War College (1987). He has served in the U.S. Navy since 1962. Captain Demech was born June 1, 1940, in Taylor, PA. He is married, has one child, and resides in Bowie, MD.