Nomination of Dale D. Myers To Be Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

September 3, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Dale D. Myers to be Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He would succeed William R. Graham.

Since 1984 Mr. Myers has been president of Dale Myers and Associates, a consulting firm that specializes in the aerospace and energy industries. Previously, he was president and chief operating officer and a member of the board of directors of Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., 1979 - 1984; Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy, 1977 - 1979; president, North American Aircraft Operations, and vice president, Rockwell International, 1974 - 1977; Associate Administrator for Manned Space Flight, NASA, 1970 - 1974; and vice president and program manager, Apollo Command and Service Module, North American Rockwell, 1964 - 1969.

Mr. Myers graduated from the University of Washington (B.S., 1943). He is married, has two children, and resides in Leucadia, CA. Mr. Myers was born January 8, 1922, in Kansas City, MO.