Appointment of S. Fred Singer as a Member of the National Commission on Superconductivity

 

January 6, 1989

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint S. Fred Singer to be a member of the National Commission on Superconductivity. This is a new position.

 

Since 1987 Dr. Singer has served as chief scientist at the Department of Transportation in Washington, DC. Previously he was a professor of environmental science at the University of Virginia, 1971 - 1987. Dr. Singer has also served as an aerospace, energy, and environmental consultant to numerous corporations and government agencies throughout his career.

 

Dr. Singer graduated from Princeton University (Ph.D., 1948) and holds a B.E.E. degree from Ohio State University. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1944 - 1946, and in the U.S. Air Force Reserves, 1950 - 1953. He was born September 27, 1924, in Vienna, Austria, and currently resides in Arlington, VA.

 

Appointment of James Balog as a Member of the United States Bipartisan Commission on Comprehensive Health Care

 

January 6, 1989

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint James Balog to be a member of the U.S. Bipartisan Commission on Comprehensive Health Care. This is a new position.

 

Since 1938 Mr. Balog has been chairman of Lambert Brussels Capital Corp. in New York, NY. Prior to this he was vice chairman and a member of the board of directors and the executive committee of Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc., 1985 - 1988. He has also served as a committee chairman of the White House Conference on Aging, 1981, and as a member of the Advisory Council on Social Security, 1982 - 1983.

 

Mr. Balog graduated from Pennsylvania State University (B.S., 1950) and Rutgers University (M.B.A., 1958). He was born September 7, 1928, in Vintondale, PA. He is married, has three children, and resides in Spring Lake, NJ.