Appointment of George P. Shultz as a Governor on the Board of Governors of the American National Red Cross

 

November 29, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint George P. Shultz to be a Governor on the Board of Governors of the American National Red Cross for a term of 3 years. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1982 Secretary Shultz has been the Secretary of State. He graduated from Princeton University (B.A., 1942) and MIT (Ph.D., 1949). He was born December 13, 1920, in New York City and served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, 1942 - 1945. Secretary Shultz is married, has five children, and resides in Bethesda, MD.

 

Appointment of Paul B. Henry as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

 

November 29, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Paul B. Henry to serve in an advisory capacity as a member of the Board of Trustees of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation for a term of 2 years.

 

Since 1984 Congressman Henry has been a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives for the Fifth District of Michigan. Prior to this, he was a Michigan State senator, 1983 - 1984, and a Michigan State representative, 1979 - 1982. He has been a member of the Michigan State Board of Education, 1975 - 1978; professor of political science at Calvin College, 1970 - 1978; and an instructor of political science at Duke University, 1969 - 1970.

 

Congressman Henry graduated from Wheaton College (B.A., 1963) and Duke University (M.A., 1968; Ph.D., 1970). He was born July 9, 1942, in Chicago, IL. He is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, VA.

 

Appointment of William Webster Franklin as a Member of the Lower Mississippi Delta Development Commission

 

November 29, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint William Webster Franklin to be a member of the Lower Mississippi Delta Development Commission. This is a new position.

 

Since 1986, Mr. Franklin has been with Lott, Sanders, Franklin, Fonda, Flanagan in Greenwood, MS. Prior to this he was a Member of the United States Congress from Mississippi, 1982 - 1986. He has been a circuit judge for the 4th Judicial District of Mississippi, 1978 - 1982, and Assistant District Attorney, 1972 - 1978.

 

Mr. Franklin graduated from Mississippi State University (B.A., 1963) and the University of Mississippi Law School (J.D., LL.B., 1966). He was born December 13, 1941, in Greenwood, MS. He served in the U.S. Army, 1963 - 1970. Mr. Franklin is married, has two children, and resides in Greenwood.

 

Appointment of Ian M. Ross as a Member of the National Advisory Committee on Semiconductors, and Designation as Chairman

 

November 29, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Ian M. Ross to be a member of the National Advisory Committee on Semiconductors. This is a new position. Upon appointment, he will be designated Chairman.

 

Since 1979 Dr. Ross has been president of AT&T Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ; executive vice president, 1976 - 1979; vice president of network planning and customer services, 1973 - 1976; and executive director of the network planning division, 1971 - 1973.

 

Dr. Ross graduated from Cambridge University (B.S., 1948; M.A., Ph.D., 1952). He was born August 15, 1927, in Southport, England. He is married, has three children, and resides in Rumson, NJ.

 

Appointment of Michael W. McConnell as a Member of the President's Intelligence Oversight Board

 

November 29, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Michael W. McConnell to be a member of the President's Intelligence Oversight Board. He would succeed Charles Jarvis Meyers.

 

Since 1985 Mr. McConnell has been an assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Law in Illinois. Prior to this he was Assistant to the Solicitor General at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, 1983 - 1985. He was Assistant General Counsel of the Office of Management and Budget, 1981 - 1983; a law clerk to Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1980 - 1981; and a law clerk to Chief Judge J. Skelly Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, 1979 - 1980.

 

Mr. McConnell graduated from Michigan State University (B.A., 1976) and the University of Chicago School of Law (J.D., 1979). He was born May 18, 1955, in Louisville, KY. He is married, has two children, and resides in Chicago, IL.