March 10, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Evan J. Kemp, Jr., to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the remainder of the term expiring July 1, 1987. He would succeed William Arthur Webb. He will also be nominated for the term expiring July 1, 1992. This will be a reappointment.

Since 1980 Mr. Kemp has been executive director, Disability Rights Center, Washington, DC. Previously, he was an attorney and adviser with the Securities and Exchange Commission, 1967 - 1980; and worked in the Office of the Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, 1964 - 1967.

He graduated from Washington and Lee University (B.A., 1959) and the University of Virginia School of Law (LL.B., 1964). Mr. Kemp is married and resides in Washington, DC. He was born May 5, 1937, in New York City.