Nomination of Kenneth D. Whitehead To Be an Assistant Secretary of Education

 

October 12, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate Kenneth D. Whitehead to be Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education at the Department of Education. He would succeed C. Ronald Kimberling.

 

Since 1988 Mr. Whitehead has been Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education at the Department of Education in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs, 1986 - 1988, and director of the Center for International Education, 1982 - 1986. He was executive vice president for Catholics United for the Faith, Inc., in New Rochelle, NY, 1972 - 1981.

 

Mr. Whitehead graduated from the University of Utah (B.A., 1955). He was born December 14, 1930, in Rupert, ID. He served in the U.S. Army, 1952. Mr. Whitehead is married, has four children, and resides in Falls Church, VA.

 

Nomination of John Train To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation

 

October 12, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to nominate John Train to be a member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for a term expiring September 22, 1993. He would succeed Charles G. Wells.

 

Since 1959 Mr. Train has been president and founder of Train, Smith, Investment Counsel in New York, NY. Mr. Train graduated from Harvard University (B.A., 1950; M.A., 1951). He was born May 25, 1928, in New York, NY. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve, 1949 - 1959. Mr. Train is married, has three children, and resides in New York City.

 

Appointment of Richard W. Snyder as a Member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations

 

October 12, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Richard W. Snyder to be a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations for a term of 2 years. He would succeed Eleanor Lyons Williams III.

 

Since 1982, Mr. Snyder has been the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of SnyderGeneral Corp. in Dallas, TX. Prior to this, he was corporate vice president of the climate control division for the Singer Co., 1979 - 1982.

 

Mr. Snyder graduated from Indiana University (B.S., 1960) and the University of Detroit (M.B.A., 1965). He was born April 12, 1938, in Kansas City, MO. He is married, has three children, and resides in Dallas, TX.