Appointment of Jerry S. Parr as a Member of the Advisory Committee of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services

 

January 17, 1989

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint Jerry S. Parr to be a member of the Advisory Committee of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services. This is a new position.

 

Mr. Parr is currently president of Jerry Parr & Associates, Inc., a private security consulting firm. Prior to this he was vice president for Penn Central Technical Security Co., 1985 - 1986. From 1962 to 1985, Mr. Parr served as an agent in the U.S. Secret Service.

 

Mr. Parr graduated from Vanderbilt University (B.A., 1962) and Loyola University in Baltimore, MD (M.S., 1987). He served in the U.S. Air Force, 1950 - 1954. He was born September 16, 1930, in Montgomery, AL. He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of John J. Kearney as a Member of the President's Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents

 

January 17, 1989

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint John J. Kearney to be a member of the President's Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents. This is a new position.

 

Since 1975 Mr. Kearney has been senior vice president for Edison Electric Institute (EEI) in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was vice president for Edison Electric Institute, 1971 - 1975, and has served in several capacities for EEI since 1960.

 

Mr. Kearney graduated from the University of Notre Dame (B.S., 1945; B.S., 1948). He was born June 2, 1924, in Queens, NY. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1943 - 1946; and the U.S. Naval Reserves, 1948 - 1951. Mr. Kearney is married, has five children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.