Nomination of David Campbell Mulford To Be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury

February 15, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate David Campbell Mulford to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury (International Affairs). Upon confirmation the President will designate Mr. Mulford as an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. He would succeed Marc Leland.

Since 1974 Mr. Mulford has been senior investment adviser for the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, director of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, and Smith, and managing director of Merrill Lynch White Weld Capital Markets Group. Previously, he was head of White Weld International Finance Group in New York (1970 - 1974) and was with White, Weld & Co., Inc., international investment banking in New York and London (1966 - 1974). He was a White House fellow in 1965 - 1966 and served as a special assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury.

Mr. Mulford graduated from Lawrence University (B.A., 1959), Boston University (M.A., 1962), and Oxford University, St. Anthony's College (Ph.D., 1965). He is married, has two children, and resides in Rockford, IL. He was born June 27, 1937, in Rockford.

Appointment of Kathleen M. Bennett as a Member of the Acid Precipitation Task Force

February 15, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint Kathleen M. Bennett to be a member of the Acid Precipitation Task Force. She will succeed Ellis Cowling.

Mrs. Bennett is presently serving as director of regulatory affairs for Champion International Corp. in Stamford, CT. Previously, she was Assistant Administrator for Air, Noise, and Radiation, United States Environmental Protection Agency, in 1981 - 1983; Federal affairs representative for the Crown Zellerbach Corp., in 1977 - 1981; and director of legislative affairs for the American Paper Institute in 1974 - 1977.

She graduated from Manhattanville College (B.A., 1970). She is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA. She was born May 11, 1948, in Staten Island, NY.