Designation of Gavin de Becker as a Member of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Incorporated

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today designated Gavin de Becker to be a member of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Inc., for a term of 3 years. He will succeed Fred H. Gottfurcht.

 

Since 1978, Mr. de Becker has been president of Gavin de Becker, Inc., in Studio City, CA. He was also director of the special services group at the 1981 Presidential inaugural in Washington, DC.

 

Mr. de Becker was born October 26, 1954, in Los Angeles, CA and currently resides in Studio City.

 

Appointment of Robert H. Bork as a Member of the Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Robert H. Bork to be a member of the Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise for a term of 8 years. He would succeed Paul J. Mishkin.

 

Since 1988 Judge Bork has been the John M. Olin scholar in legal studies at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. Previously he was a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, DC.

 

Judge Bork graduated from the University of Chicago (B.A., 1948; J.D., 1948). He was born on March 1, 1927, in Pittsburgh, PA. He is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Designation of Dwayne O. Andreas as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today designated Dwayne O. Andreas to be vice chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at the Smithsonian Institution. He would succeed Robert Mosbacher.

 

Mr. Andreas is chairman and chief executive officer for Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. in Decatur, IL. Previously, he was chief executive for that company, 1970 - 1972.

 

Mr. Andreas attended Wheaton College. He was born March 14, 1918, in Worthington, MN. He is married, has three children, and currently resides in Bal Harbor, FL.

 

Designation of Barry M. Goldwater as a Member of the Board of Visitors of the United States Air Force Academy

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today designated Barry M. Goldwater to be a member of the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Air Force Academy for a term expiring December 30, 1991. This is a reappointment.

 

Senator Goldwater was a U.S. Senator from the State of Arizona from 1952 to 1964 and from 1968 to 1986.

 

Senator Goldwater was born in 1909 in Phoenix, AZ, and attended the University of Arizona. He also served in the U.S. Army Air Force (1941 - 1945), the Arizona National Guard, and the U.S. Air Force Reserves (1945 - 1952). He has four children, and resides in Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Appointment of Troy Kenneth Cribb, Jr., as a Member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Troy Kenneth Cribb, Jr., to be a member of the Board of Foreign Scholarships for the remainder of the term expiring September 22, 1990. He would succeed M.E. Bradford.

 

Mr. Cribb recently served as Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs, March 1987 - June 1988. He also served as Counselor to the Attorney General and was Deputy Assistant to the President, Assistant Counselor to the President, and Assistant Director of the Office of Cabinet Affairs.

 

Mr. Cribb graduated from Washington and Lee University (B.A., 1970) and the University of Virginia (J.D., 1980).

 

Appointment of Anne Volz Higgins as a Member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Anne Volz Higgins to be a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars.

 

Since 1981 Mrs. Higgins has been a Special Assistant to the President and Director of Correspondence at the White House in Washington, DC. Previously she was director of public relations with the Ad Hoc Committee in Defense of Life in Washington, DC.

 

Mrs. Higgins graduated from George Washington University (1974). She is married and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Marion C. Blakey as a Member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Marion C. Blakey to be a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars. This is an initial appointment.

 

Ms. Blakey is currently Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Affairs and Communications Planning at the White House. Prior to this she was director of public affairs and special assistant to the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. From 1982 to 1984, she was Director of Public Affairs at the National Endowment for the Humanities. Previously Ms. Blakey served as director of that agency's youth programs and in its Office of Planning and Policy Assessment.

 

Ms. Blakey holds a bachelor's degree from Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia (1970), where she majored in international affairs. She attended the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies for graduate work in Middle East affairs. Ms. Blakey is married, has one child, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Designation of Martha C. Sundquist as a Member of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Incorporated

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today designated Martha C. Sundquist to be a member of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Inc., for a term of 3 years. She would succeed John R. Trice.

 

Mrs. Sundquist has been involved in various civic and political organizations. Previously she worked for the Internal Revenue Service in Memphis, TN.

 

Mrs. Sundquist graduated from Augustana College (B.A., 1959). She was born October 10, 1937, in Joliet, IL. She is married, has three children, and resides in Memphis, TN.

 

Appointment of James D. Robinson III as a Member of the Dwight David Eisenhower Centennial Commission

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed James D. Robinson III to be a member of the Dwight David Eisenhower Centennial Commission. He would succeed Robert E. Merriam.

 

Since 1977 Mr. Robinson has been chairman and chief executive officer for American Express Co. in New York City. Previously he was president of that company, 1975 - 1977.

 

Mr. Robinson graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology (B.S., 1957) and Harvard University (M.B.A., 1961). He was born November 19, 1935, in Atlanta, GA. He is married, has two children, and resides in New Princeton, CT.

 

Appointment of Charles J. Cooper as a Member of the National Commission on Responsibilities for Financing Postsecondary Education

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Charles J. Cooper to be a member of the National Commission on Responsibilities for Financing Postsecondary Education. This is a new position.

 

Since 1988 Mr. Cooper has been a partner with McGuire, Woods, Battle and Booth in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice, 1982 - 1988.

 

Mr. Cooper graduated from the University of Alabama (B.S., 1974; J.D., 1977). He was born on March 8, 1952 in Dayton, OH. He is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA.

 

Appointment of Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., as a Member of the Presidential Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., to be a member of the Presidential Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives. This is a new position.

 

Mr. Ryan currently serves as Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling, and Director of the Office of Private Sector Initiatives. Previously he was Deputy Director of Presidential Appointments and Scheduling.

 

Mr. Ryan graduated from the University of Southern California (B.A., 1977) and the University of Southern California Law Center (J.D., 1980). He was born April 12, 1955, in Tampa, FL.

 

Appointment of Joseph Robert Wright, Jr., as a Member of the President's Export Council

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Joseph Robert Wright, Jr., to be a member of the President's Export Council. He would succeed Robert W. Page, Sr.

 

Mr. Wright is currently Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Chairman of the President's Council on Management Improvement, and Chairman of the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency. Prior to joining the Office of Management and Budget in 1982, he was a Deputy Secretary of Commerce.

 

Mr. Wright received a professional engineering degree from the Colorado School of Mines, 1961, and a master's degree in industrial administration from Yale University, 1964. Mr. Wright was born in Tulsa, OK. He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Louis Kestenbaum as a Member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Louis Kestenbaum to be a member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council for a term expiring January 15, 1994. He would succeed Ruth R. Miller.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Kestenbaum has served as chairman of the board of Americorp Equities, Inc., of Brooklyn, NY. Prior to this he was president and chairman of the board of the Ramlu Trading Corp. in New York, NY, 1976 - 1987.

 

Mr. Kestenbaum graduated from United Talmudical Academy (B.A., 1972; M.A., 1973). He was born May 23, 1951, in Milan, Italy. Mr. Kestenbaum is married, has four children, and resides in New York, NY.

 

Appointment of Kathleen Osborne as a Member of the Federal Council on Aging

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Kathleen Osborne to be a member of the Federal Council on the Aging for a term of 3 years. She would succeed Katie Dusenberry.

 

Mrs. Osborne is currently Personal Secretary to the President. Mrs. Osborne was an assistant in the office of the Governor, 1969 - 1972, and secretary to Mrs. Reagan, 1972 - 1973. Mrs. Osborne has two children and was born December 4, 1943.

 

Appointment of Frank J. Donatelli as a Member of the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Frank J. Donatelli to be a member of the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin. He would succeed Mareen D. Waterman.

 

Since 1987 Mr. Donatelli has been an Assistant to the President for Political and Intergovernmental Affairs at the White House. Previously he was an attorney with the law firm of Patton, Boggs & Blow in Washington, DC.

 

Mr. Donatelli graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 1967) and American University Law School (J.D., 1976). He was born July 5, 1949, in Pittsburgh, PA. He is married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.

 

Appointment of Arthur W. Murphy as a Member of the President's Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Arthur W. Murphy to be a member of the President's Commission on Catastrophic Nuclear Accidents. This is a new position.

 

Since 1963 Mr. Murphy has been a professor of law at Columbia Law School in New York City. Prior to this he was with the law firm of Bear, Marks, Friedman and Berliner.

 

Mr. Murphy graduated from Harvard University (A.B., 1943) and Columbia Law School (LL.B., 1948). He was born January 25, 1922, in Boston, MA. He is married, has three children, and resides in New York City.

 

Appointment of M.B. Oglesby, Jr., as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today announced his intention to appoint M.B. Oglesby, Jr., to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation for the remainder of the term expiring October 26, 1990. He would succeed Harvey Leroy Atwater.

 

Mr. Oglesby is currently Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House. Prior to this he was vice chairman of the board of Hecht, Spencer & Oglesby, Inc., in Washington, DC. He joined the firm in March 1986, having come from the White House, where he served as Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs.

 

Mr. Oglesby attended the University of Illinois in Champaign. He is married, resides in Bethesda, MD, and was born October 1, 1942, in Flora, IL.

 

Designation of Richard A. Hauser as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today designated Richard A. Hauser to be Chairman of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation. He would succeed Harry A. Berliner, Jr.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Hauser has been a partner with Baker and Hostetler in Washington, DC. Previously he was Deputy Counsel to the President at the White House, 1981 - 1986.

 

Mr. Hauser graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton, B.S., 1965) and the University of Miami (J.D., 1968). He was born February 26, 1943, in Litchfield, IL. He is married, has five children, and resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Pamela K. Elmets as a Member of the National Council on Vocational Education

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Pamela K. Elmets to be a member of the National Council on Vocational Education for a term expiring January 17, 1992. She would succeed Robert A. Case II.

 

Since 1987 Ms. Elmets has been Director of Presidential Boards and Commissions in the Office of Presidential Personnel at the White House in Washington, DC, and Deputy Associate Director, 1985 - 1987. Previously she was a confidential assistant to the Under Secretary at the Department of Energy, 1983 - 1985.

 

Ms. Elmets graduated from Sweet Briar College (B.A., 1980). She was born July 27, 1958, in Englewood, NJ. She is married and currently resides in Washington, DC.

 

Appointment of Charles K. Dutcher as an Alternate United States Commissioner of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission

 

January 19, 1989

 

The President today appointed Charles K. Dutcher to be Alternate Commissioner of the U.S. section of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission. This is a new position.

 

Since 1986 Mr. Dutcher has been an Associate Director of the Office of Presidential Personnel for Human Resources and Congressional/Political Affairs at the White House in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Director of Executive Administration and Deputy Assistant Director for the Office of Personnel Management, 1984 - 1986.

 

Mr. Dutcher received a bachelor of arts degree from Ohio State University. He was born February 18, 1951, in Columbus, OH, and currently resides in Washington, DC.