Nomination of David John Markey To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

July 13, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate David John Markey to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information. He would succeed Bernard J. Wunder, Jr.

Mr. Markey is currently legal assistant to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Previously he served as chief of staff and legislative director in the office of Senator Frank Murkowski (1981 - 1983); legislative counsel and then vice president, congressional relations, for the National Association of Broadcasters (1974 - 1981); and administrative assistant in the office of Senator J. Glenn Beall, Jr. (1969 - 1974).

Mr. Markey graduated from Western Maryland College (B.S., 1963) and the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., 1967). He is married and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born July 25, 1940, in Frederick, Md.

Nomination of A. Wayne Roberts To Be a Deputy Under Secretary of Education

July 13, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate A. Wayne Roberts to be Deputy Under Secretary for Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs, Department of Education. He would succeed John H. Rodriguez.

Mr. Roberts is currently the Secretary of Education's Regional Representative (Region I). Previously he was Acting Projects Director for the U.S. Synthetic Fuels Corporation (June 1981 - October 1981); Deputy Director of White House Personnel (January 1981 - June 1981); and assistant professor of economics and management at Johnson State College (1974 - 1980). He was with the IBM Corp. from 1965 - 1973.

Mr. Roberts graduated from Babson College (B.S., 1964) and the University of Massachusetts (M.B.A., 1965). He currently resides in Lexington, Mass., and was born February 25, 1944, in Boston, Mass.