Appointment of Daniel J. Elazar as a Member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

 

September 28, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Daniel J. Elazar to be a member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations for a term of 2 years. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1967 Dr. Elazar has been a professor of political science and director of the Center for the Study of Federalism at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Elazar graduated from the University of Chicago (M.A., 1957; Ph.D., 1959). He was born on August 25, 1934, in Minneapolis, MN. He is married, has three children, and resides in Philadelphia.

 

Nomination of Arthur Albert Brennan To Be a Member of the National Mediation Board

 

September 28, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Arthur Albert Brennan to be a member of the National Mediation Board for the term expiring July 1, 1991. He would succeed Helen M. Witt.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Brennan has been a labor arbitrator and mediator in Cotuit, MA. Prior to this he was director of representation for the Air Line Pilots Association in Washington, DC, 1972 - 1984. He was also staff vice president for industrial relations for Hughes Airwest, 1970 - 1972.

 

Mr. Brennan graduated from Boston College (A.B., 1945; M.A., 1951). He was born August 17, 1922, in Boston, MA. He served in the U.S. Air Force, 1942 - 1944 and 1945 - 1946. He has three children and currently resides in Cotuit, MA.

 

Nomination of Miguel Rios, Jr., To Be a Member of the National Science Board

 

September 28, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Miguel Rios, Jr., to be a member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 1994. He would succeed Norman C. Rasmussen.

 

Since 1985 Dr. Rios has been president, founder, and owner of ORION International Technologies, Inc., in Albuquerque, NM. Prior to this he was a member of the technological staff of Sandia National Laboratories, 1975 - 1984.

 

Dr. Rios graduated from the University of Southern California (B.S., 1965), California State University at Los Angeles (M.S., 1967), and the University of Maryland (Ph.D., 1971). He was born July 18, 1941, in El Paso, TX. He is married, has four children, and resides in Albuquerque, NM.

 

Nomination of John D. Crawford To Be a Member of the Railroad Retirement Board

 

September 28, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate John D. Crawford to be a member of the Railroad Retirement Board for the term of 5 years from August 29, 1988. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1983 Mr. Crawford has been a management member of the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board in Chicago, IL. Prior to this, he served in several capacities with the Chicago & North Western Transportation Co., 1958 - 1983: as assistant vice president for labor relations, director, assistant to the vice president, assistant manager, and a labor attorney.

 

Mr. Crawford graduated from Loyola University (A.B., 1948) and Georgetown University Law School (LL.B., 1951). He was born August 9, 1924, in Chicago, IL. Mr. Crawford served in the U.S. Navy Reserve, 1944 - 1981. He is married and currently resides in Glenview, IL.