Designation of Rhett B. Dawson as a Member of the Board of Visitors of the United States Military Academy

 

January 12, 1989

 

The President announced his intention to designate Rhett B. Dawson to be a member of the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Military Academy for a term expiring December 30, 1991. He would succeed Marta T. Caldera.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Dawson has been Assistant to the President for Operations at the White House in Washington, DC. Prior to this he practiced law in Washington, DC with the McNair Law Firm and took a leave of absence to manage the President's Special Review Board, 1986 - 1987. In 1985 he directed the year-long President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management. He also served on three congressional committees.

 

Mr. Dawson graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University (B.A., 1966) and the Washington School of Law (J.D., 1969). He was born December 9, 1943, in Canton, IL. Mr. Dawson is married and has one daughter and one son.

 

Designation of John Chatfield Tuck as a Member of the Board of Visitors of the United States Naval Academy

 

January 12, 1989

 

The President today announced his intention to designate John Chatfield Tuck to be a member of the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Naval Academy for a term expiring December 30, 1991. He would succeed Frederick G. Hale, Sr.

 

Since 1988 Mr. Tuck has been an Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of the Chief of Staff at the White House. Previously he was Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff, 1987 - 1988. He also served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from October 1986 to April 1987, and Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from March 1986 to October 1986. Prior to the White House, Mr. Tuck was Assistant Secretary for the Majority, United States Senate, 1981 - 1986. He has also served as a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships.

 

Mr. Tuck graduated from Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service (B.S., 1967). He served in the U.S. Navy, 1968 - 1973, and was detailed to the White House as a social aide, 1971 - 1972. He is a commander in the Naval Reserve. He was born May 28, 1945, in Dayton, OH. Mr. Tuck is married, has three children, and resides in Arlington, VA.

 

Appointment of Robert Anthony Cothren as a Member of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

 

January 12, 1989

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Robert Anthony Cothren to be a member of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board for a term expiring December 3, 1991.

 

Since 1985 Mr. Cothren has served as an attorney in Birmingham, AL. Prior to this he was the organizational director for the Smith for U.S. Senate campaign, 1984.

 

Mr. Cothren graduated from the University of Alabama (B.A., 1971), Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M., 1976), and Cumberland School of Law (J.D., 1984). He was born January 26, 1949, in Atlanta, GA and currently resides in Birmingham, AL.

 

Appointment of Kenneth M. Duberstein as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

 

January 12, 1989

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Kenneth M. Duberstein to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution, for the term expiring September 1, 1998. He would succeed Marjorie M. Lawson.

 

Since 1988 Mr. Duberstein has been Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President at the White House in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House, 1987 - 1988. Mr. Duberstein also served as vice president of Timmons and Co., 1983 - 1987. He was Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from January 1982 to December 1983, having served as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs from the beginning of the Reagan administration.

 

Mr. Duberstein graduated from Franklin and Marshall College (B.A., 1965) and the American University (M.A., 1966). He studied for 1 year at the New York University Law School. He was born April 21, 1944, in Brooklyn, NY. Mr. Duberstein is married to the former Sydney Greenberg, has three children, and resides in McLean, VA.

 

Appointment of Charles Z. Wick as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

 

January 12, 1989

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Charles Z. Wick to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution, for the remainder of the term expiring September 1, 1992. He would succeed Mrs. Jack Wrather.

 

Since 1981 Mr. Wick has been Director of the U.S. Information Agency in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was president and chief executive officer for Wick Financial Corp. and Mapleton Enterprises, which he founded in the early 1960's. He was cochairman of the 1981 Presidential Inaugural Committee.

 

Mr. Wick graduated from the University of Michigan (B.M., 1940) and Case Western Reserve University Law School (J.D., 1943). He was born October 12, 1917, in Cleveland, OH. Mr. Wick is married, has five children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Stuart Forth as a Member of the Advisory Committee of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services

 

January 12, 1989

 

The President today announced his attention to appoint Stuart Forth to be a member of the Advisory Committee of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services. This is a new position.

 

Since 1988 Dr. Forth has been dean emeritus of University Libraries at Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA. Previously he was dean of University Libraries at Penn State, 1973 - 1988.

 

Dr. Forth graduated from the University of Michigan (B.A., 1949; M.A., 1950) and the University of Washington (Ph.D., 1963). He was born August 13, 1923, in Manistee, MI, and served in the Army Air Corps, 1943 - 1945. He is married and resides in State College, PA.