March 31, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint W. Don MacGillivray to be a member of the National Capital Planning Commission for the term expiring January 1, 1993. He would succeed Bruce Kirschenbaum.

Previously Mr. MacGillivray served on the President's National Highway Safety Advisory Council. He was a California State assemblyman from 1969 to 1975 and is a retired general building contractor. He served in the United States Navy, 1941 - 1946.

Mr. MacGillivray attended the University of California at Santa Barbara. He was born in Los Angeles, CA, in 1919. He is married and has two children. Mr. MacGillivray presently resides in Santa Barbara, CA.