Nomination of Robert H. Gentile To Be Director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

 

October 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert H. Gentile to be Director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement at the Department of the Interior. He would succeed Jed Dean Christensen.

 

Since March 1988 Mr. Gentile has been Acting Director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement at the Department of the Interior in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was liaison for coal affairs to the Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management at the Department of the Interior, 1986 - 1988. He has also served as chief executive officer for the Ohio River Collieries Co., 1982 - 1986; and president of the N&G Construction Co., 1975 - 1982. From 1970 to 1975, Mr. Gentile was a Foreign Service officer, serving with the Department of State and the Peace Corps.

 

Mr. Gentile graduated from Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH (B.A., 1966) and the University of Toledo (B.B.A., 1967; M.B.A., 1969). He was born February 5, 1944, in Steubenville, OH. Mr. Gentile is single and resides in Arlington, VA.

 

Appointment of Stephen P. Farrar as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

 

October 5, 1988

 

The President today announced the appointment of Stephen P. Farrar as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs at the White House.

 

Mr. Farrar, who will serve as the National Security Council's Senior Director for International Economic Affairs, has been a member of the NSC staff since March 1986. Prior to joining the NSC staff, he was Chief of the Economic Affairs Branch, International Affairs Division, at the Office of Management and Budget. He has also served in the Department of Commerce.

 

Mr. Farrar graduated from Bowdoin College (B.A., 1965) and Georgetown University (M.S. in Foreign Service, 1967). He was a Department of Commerce graduate fellow at the University of Chicago, 1971. He is married to Kathleen D. Clark. They have two children and reside in Springfield, VA. He was born January 27, 1944.

 

Nomination of Julia Chang Bloch To Be a Member of the Peace Corps National Advisory Council

 

October 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Julia Chang Bloch to be a member of the Peace Corps National Advisory Council for a term of 2 years expiring October 6, 1990. This is a new position.

 

Since 1987 Mrs. Bloch has been Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Asia and Near East at the Agency for International Development (AID) in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was an Assistant Administrator at the Bureau for Food for Peace and Voluntary Assistance at AID, 1981 - 1987. She was a fellow in the Institute of Politics at Harvard University, 1980 - 1981, and Deputy Director of the Office of African Affairs at the U.S. International Communications Agency, 1977 - 1980. Mrs. Bloch also served as a volunteer with the Peace Corps in Sabah, Malaysia, 1964 - 1966.

 

Mrs. Bloch graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1964) and Harvard University (M.A., 1967). She was born March 2, 1942, in Chefoo, China. Mrs. Bloch is married and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Nomination of Stanley J. Glod To Be Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission

 

October 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Stanley J. Glod to be Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission for the term expiring September 30, 1991. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1988 Mr. Glod has been Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was an attorney in Washington, DC., 1969 - 1987. From 1968 to 1969, he was an associate professor of international and comparative law at the University of Virginia School of Law.

 

Mr. Glod graduated from John Carroll University (A.B., 1958), Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1961), and the University of Munich (S.J.D., 1967). He was born June 28, 1936, in Altoona, PA. He has served in the U.S. Army since 1958. Mr. Glod has four children and resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Nomination of Gerald E. Galloway, Jr., To Be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission

 

October 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Gerald E. Galloway, Jr., to be a member of the Mississippi River Commission. He would succeed Jerome Bernard Hilmes.

 

Since 1979 Colonel Galloway has been professor and deputy head of the department of geography and computer science at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, NY. Prior to this he was district engineer in the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers in Mississippi, 1974 - 1977. Colonel Galloway has served in the U.S. Army since 1957.

 

Colonel Galloway graduated from the U.S. Military Academy (B.S., 1957), Princeton University (M.S.E., 1962), U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (M. Military Arts and Science, 1968), Pennsylvania State University (M.P.A., 1974), and the University of North Carolina (Ph.D., 1979). Colonel Galloway was born November 27, 1935, in Mobile, AL. He is married, has six children, and currently resides in West Point.

 

Nomination of Lance Banning To Be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

 

October 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Lance Banning to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation for a term of 6 years. This is a new position.

 

Since 1973 Dr. Banning has been an assistant professor in the history department at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. He was director of graduate studies at the University of Kentucky from 1980 to 1984.

 

Dr. Banning graduated from the University of Missouri at Kansas City (B.A., 1964) and Washington University (M.A./Ph.D., 1972). He was born January 24, 1942, in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Banning is married, has one child, and resides in Lexington, KY.

 

Designation of Franz Martin Oppenheimer as a Member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

 

October 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to designate Franz Martin Oppenheimer to be a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes for a term of 6 years. He would succeed Oscar Schachter.

 

Since 1984 Mr. Oppenheimer has been a partner with the law firm of Kominers, Fort, Schlefer & Boyer in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was a partner with the firm of Leva, Hawes, Symington, Martin & Oppenheimer, 1959 - 1983.

 

Mr. Oppenheimer graduated from the University of Chicago (B.S., 1942) and Yale Law School (LL.B., 1945). He was born September 7, 1919, in Mainz, Germany. He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of A. Wayne Roberts as a Member of the National Commission for Employment Policy

 

October 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint A. Wayne Roberts to be a member of the National Commission for Employment Policy for a term expiring September 30, 1991. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Roberts has been executive vice president for the Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce in Burlington, VT. Prior to this, he was Deputy Under Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, 1983 - 1986, and the Secretary of Education's regional representative to New England, 1981 - 1983. He also served as Deputy Director for Personnel at the White House, 1981.

 

Mr. Roberts graduated from Babson College (B.S., 1964) and the University of Massachusetts (M.B.A., 1967). He was born February 25, 1944, in Boston, MA. He has three children and resides in South Burlington, VT.

 

Appointment of Albert J. Wohlstetter as a Member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

 

October 5, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Albert J. Wohlstetter to be a Member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board for a term of 2 years. This is a reappointment.

 

Mr. Wohlstetter is currently director of research for Pan Heuristics in Los Angeles, CA. He has been president of the European American Institute for Security Research, vice president of the Security Conference on Asia and the Pacific, and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is also an author of numerous articles and several books.

 

Mr. Wohlstetter graduated from City College of New York (B.A., 1935) and Columbia University (M.A., 1938). He was born December 19, 1913, in New York City. He is married, has one child, and resides in Los Angeles, CA.