Appointment of Robert S. Ross, Jr., as a Member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States

 

January 18, 1989

 

The President today appointed Robert S. Ross, Jr., to be a member of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States for a term of 3 years. He would succeed James C. Miller III.

 

Since September 1988 Mr. Ross has been Executive Assistant to the Attorney General at the Department of Justice. Prior to this he was a partner in the law firm of Pepper, Hamilton, Scheetz, 1984 - 1988.

 

Mr. Ross graduated from Princeton University (A.B., 1966) and Temple University Law School (J.D., 1971). He was born March 27, 1944, in Bryn Mawr, PA. Mr. Ross is married, has two children, and resides in Philadelphia, PA.

 

Appointment of David K. Karnes as a Member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations

 

January 18, 1989

 

The President today appointed David K. Karnes to be a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations for a term of 2 years. He would succeed Linda Arey.

 

Senator Karnes served as a United States Senator for the State of Nebraska from 1987 to 1989, finishing the expired term of the late Senator Edward Zorinsky. Prior to this he was vice president and general counsel of the Scoular Co., in Omaha, NE.

 

Senator Karnes graduated from the University of Nebraska (B.A., 1971; J.D., 1974). He was born December 12, 1948, in Omaha, NE. Senator Karnes is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Robert Q. Millan as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated

 

January 18, 1989

 

The President today appointed Robert Q. Millan to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Prison Industries, Inc. He would succeed John M. Briley.

 

Mr. Millan has been with the First National Bank of Southwestern Ohio, serving as its chairman from 1980 to 1986. Although recently retired, he has been active in both civic and community relations. In 1965 Mr. Millan began volunteering to teach classes to inmates of the Lebanon Correctional Institution. This created a network involving business, education, and religious institutions in the retraining of inmates for productive lives.

 

Mr. Millan graduated from the University of Virginia (B.S., 1938). He was born November 4, 1915, in St. Joseph, MO. Mr. Millan is married, has three children, and resides in Middletown, OH.

 

Appointment of Joan K. Harte as a Member of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education

 

January 18, 1989

 

The President today appointed Joan K. Harte to be a member of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education for a term expiring September 29, 1991. She would succeed Clarence W. Skye.

 

Since 1981 Ms. Harte has been an education specialist for the Illinois State Board of Education in Chicago, IL. Ms. Harte graduated from the University of Wisconsin (B.Ed., 1978) and Harvard University (M.Ed., 1979). She was born March 28, 1924, in Keshena, WI. Ms. Harte has four children and currently resides in Chicago, IL.

 

Appointment of Paula Hawkins as a Member of the National Commission on Responsibilities for Financing Postsecondary Education, and Designation as Chairman

 

January 18, 1989

 

The President today appointed Paula Hawkins to be a member of the National Commission on Responsibilities for Financing Postsecondary Education. Upon appointment, she will be designated Chairman. This is a new position.

 

Since 1987 Senator Hawkins has been a U.S. Principal Representative to the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission for the Organization of American States in Winter Park, FL. Prior to this she was a United States Senator for Florida, 1980 - 1986. Since 1968 Senator Hawkins has served as the Republican national committeewoman from Florida.

 

Senator Hawkins attended Utah State University. She is married, has three children, and resides in Winter Park, FL.

 

Appointment of Sydney M. Duberstein as a Member of the National Council on Vocational Education

 

January 18, 1989

 

The President today appointed Sydney M. Duberstein to be a member of the National Council on Vocational Education for a term expiring January 17, 1992. She would succeed Arthur E. Vadnais.

 

Mrs. Duberstein has been active in various community and civic activities, including fundraisers for cancer research and Children's Hospital. From 1985 to 1987, she served as a government consultant. Previously, she worked for the General Services Administration, 1980 - 1985.

 

Mrs. Duberstein graduated from Penn State University (B.A., 1971). She was born April 3, 1949, in Philadelphia, PA. She is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA.

 

Appointment of Robert E. Allen as a Member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee

 

January 18, 1989

 

The President today appointed Robert E. Allen to be a member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. He would succeed James E. Olsen.

 

Since 1988 Mr. Allen has been chairman and chief executive officer for AT&T in New York City. Prior to this, he was president and chief operating officer for AT&T, 1986 - 1988; chairman and chief executive officer of AT&T Information Systems, 1985 - 1986; and executive vice president for corporate administration and finance, 1984 - 1985.

 

Mr. Allen graduated from Wabash College (B.A., 1957). He was born January 25, 1935, in Joplin, MO. He is married, has five children, and resides in Short Hills, NJ.