Nominations, October 26, 1981

Nomination of Reynaldo Philip Maduro To Be an Assistant Director of ACTION

October 26, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Reynaldo Philip Maduro to be Assistant Director for the Office of Compliance at ACTION. He would succeed Mary Frances Cahill Leyland.

Since 1977 Mr. Maduro has been president of RPM & Associates, a public relations and marketing service in Washington, D.C. He was vice president of B & C Associates, Inc., in 1977. Mr. Maduro was Deputy Special Assistant to the President in the Office of Liaison at the White House in 1976-77. He served as Director, Executive Secretariat, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Department of Justice, in 1975-76. In 1975 he was staff assistant, Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Immigration and Naturalization Service; consultant to the President in 1974-75; principal adviser to the Chairman of the Cabinet Committee on Opportunities for Spanish Speaking People in 1972-74; Deputy Manpower Administrator and Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Program in 1971-72.

He attended Modesto Junior College (Modesto, Calif.) in 1955-57; Drake University (Des Moines, Iowa) in 1957-58; and Los Angeles State University in 1958. He served in the United States Marine Corps in 1952-55. He has three children and resides in Bethesda, Md. He was born October 10, 1931, in New York, N.Y.

Nomination of Edward W. Ray To Be a Commissioner of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal

October 26, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Edward W. Ray to be Commissioner of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal for the unexpired term of 5 years from September 27, 1977. He would succeed Clarence L. James, Jr.

Since 1979 he has been president of California Multiple Industries, a real estate investment-management firm in Los Angeles, Calif. He was vice president and general manager of Cream-Hi Records (Memphis Division) in 1976-79; president and owner of Eddie Ray Music Enterprises, Inc. (Memphis), in 1974-79; vice president of artist and repertoire, MGM Records (Los Angeles) in 1970-74; executive vice president and chief operating officer of the record/music division, Burt Sugarman/Pierre Cossette Television Production Co., in 1969-70; vice president for artist and repertoire, Capitol Records in 1964-69; and executive assistant to the president, Imperial Records (Los Angeles) in 1955-64.

He graduated from Los Angeles City College and Memphis State University. He has two children and resides in Los Angeles, Calif. He was born December 21, 1926, in Franklin, N.C.

Nomination of W. Proctor Scarboro To Be a Member of the Federal Farm Credit Board

October 26, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate W. Proctor Scarboro to be a member of the Federal Farm Credit Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term expiring March 31, 1987. He would succeed David C. Waldrop.

Mr. Scarboro has managed and supervised farms during most of his lifetime. He has 30 years experience working on the Wilson, N.C., tobacco market and since 1972, has worked as sales manager of Smith Warehouse in Wilson.

He has been active in the Production Credit Association in North Carolina, including serving as a member, stockholder, and member of the nominating committee. He is also a charter member of the Farm Bureau of North Carolina. In 1973-77 Mr. Scarboro served on the State Highway Commission, State of North Carolina.

He is married and resides in Zebulon, N.C. He was born February 23, 1916, in Wake County, N.C.

Nomination of Bobby Jack Thompson To Be Administrator of the United States Fire Administration

October 26, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Bobby Jack Thompson to be Administrator of the United States Fire Administration at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He would succeed Gordon Vickery.

Since 1980 Mr. Thompson has been superintendent, National Fire Academy, at Emmitsburg, Md. He was city manager, city of Santa Ana, Calif., in 1976-80, fire chief in 1970-76, assistant fire chief in 1968-70, battalion chief in 1966-68, chief (fire prevention) in 1963-66, captain in 1961-63, engineer in 1959-61, and fireman in 1958-59.

In 1955-58 he was a fireman and fire inspector in Redondo Beach, Calif. In 1965-79, he was also an instructor at California State University in Los Angeles, San Diego State University, Rio Hondo Community College (Whittier, Calif.), and California State University at Long Beach. He graduated from Rio Hondo Community College and California State University.

He is married, has five children, and resides in Cazenovia, N.Y. He was born March 26, 1930, in Perry, Okla.