Appointment of Tyrone C. Fahner as a Member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships

 

December 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Tyrone C. Fahner to be a member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships for a term expiring September 22, 1991. He would succeed James Babcock Meriwether.

 

Since 1983 Mr. Fahner has been a partner with the law firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt in Chicago, IL. Prior to this he was State attorney general for Illinois, 1980 - 1983. He was director of the Illinois Department of Law Enforcement, 1977 - 1979, and a lawyer with Freeman, Rothe, Freeman & Salzman in Chicago, 1975 - 1977.

 

Mr. Fahner graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (B.A., 1965), Wayne State University (J.D., 1968), and Northwestern University (LL.M., 1971). He was born November 18, 1942, in Detroit, MI. He is married, has three children, and resides in Evanston, IL.

 

Appointment of John R. Van de Water as a Member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel

 

December 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint John R. Van de Water to be a member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel, Federal Labor Relations Authority, for a term expiring January 10, 1994. This is a reappointment.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Van de Water has been a writer and lecturer in Oceanside, CA. Prior to this he served as Counselor to the U.S. Secretary of Labor, from 1985 to 1987. From 1981 to 1982, he was the Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board.

 

Mr. Van de Water graduated from the University of Chicago (B.A., 1939; J.D., 1941). He served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1946. He was born March 26, 1917, in Long Beach, CA. He is married, has six children, and resides in Oceanside, CA.

 

Appointment of James C. Morgan as a Member of the National Advisory Committee on Semiconductors

 

December 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint James C. Morgan to be a member of the National Advisory Committee on Semiconductors. This is a new position.

 

Since 1976, Mr. Morgan has been chairman and chief executive officer for Applied Materials, Inc., in Santa Clara, CA. Prior to this he was senior partner with WestVen Management in San Francisco, CA, 1972 - 1976. He has also served as the president of Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International, 1983 - 1984.

 

Mr. Morgan graduated from Cornell University (B.M.E., 1962; M.B.A., 1963). He was born August 27, 1938, in Danville, IL. He is married, has two children, and resides in Los Altos Hills, CA.

 

Appointment of Anita Boffa Cafritz as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

 

December 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Anita Boffa Cafritz to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution, for a term expiring September 1, 1998. She will succeed Charlton Heston.

 

Mrs. Cafritz has served as a philanthropist in numerous capacities, including: the Board of United Cerebral Palsy, the Washington Theater Club, Center for Applied Research for the Apostolate, the Friends of the Corcoran Gallery, the Barney Neighborhood House, Ford's Theatre, the Children's Hearing and Speech Center, the American-Italian Board, the Advisory Board to the White House Preservation Fund, the Advisory Committee for the President Ronald Reagan Library, and the Honors Gala Committee of the Kennedy Center.

 

Mrs. Cafritz attended Colby Junior College in 1949. She was born in South Norwalk, CT. She is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD.

 

Appointment of Malcolm R. Currie as a Member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

 

December 8, 1988

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Malcolm R. Currie to be a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. He would succeed Albert D. Wheelon.

 

Since 1988 Dr. Currie has been chairman of the board and chief executive officer for Hughes Aircraft Co. in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to this, he was president and chief executive officer for Delco Electronics, 1986 - 1988, and General Motors Group executive for military operations, 1987 - 1988.

 

Dr. Currie graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1949; M.S., 1951; Ph.D., 1954). He was born March 13, 1927, in Spokane, WA. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1944 - 1946. Dr. Currie has received the Defense Department Distinguished Public Service Medal, NASA Distinguished Service Medal, and the French Legion of Honor. He is married, has three children, and resides in Agoura, CA.