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Appointments & Nominations, June 23, 1981

Appointment of Seven Members of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Designation of the Chairman and Vice Chairman

June 23, 1981

The President today announced the appointments of the following individuals to serve on the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation for the terms indicated:

Alexander Aldrich to be Chairman, term expiring June 10, 1985. Since 1979 he has been president of Aldrich Management, Inc., a cultural resource planning and consulting firm in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He has also served as town attorney of Greenfield, N.Y., and city attorney of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He has been an attorney with the firm of Helm, Shapiro, Ayers, Anito & Aldrich since 1975. Mr. Aldrich was commissioner of parks and recreation and State historic preservation officer, State of New York, in 1971-75. He was president, Long Island University Brooklyn Center, in 1968-71. Previously Mr. Aldrich was first director, New York State Hudson River Valley Commission, in 1966 - 68; executive assistant to Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and chairman of the State Cabinet Committee for Civil Rights, in 1963-68; first director, New York State Division for Youth, in 1960-63; and an attorney with the firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hope & Hadley, in 1953-56. Mr. Aldrich graduated from Harvard University (A.B.) and Harvard Law School (J.D.). He was a member of the National Council on Historic Preservation as one of the 10 at-large members of the Council, which advises the President and the Congress on national preservation policy (1976-78). Mr. Aldrich is married and resides in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He was born March 14, 1928, in New York, N.Y.

Armand S. Deutsch to be Vice Chairman and member, term expiring June 10, 1982. Mr. Deutsch is currently chairman of the board of the Starwood Corp. of New York City. He was previously director for approximately 25 years. He was also director of the Frances Denney Corp. of New York City and the Geneve Corp. of Greenwich, Conn., since 1977. Mr. Deutsch served on the board of directors of Warner Brothers-Seven Arts Limited in 1964-68 and was film producer with MGM Studios in 1946-53. Mr. Deutsch has been a member of the board of the Performing Arts Council, Los Angeles Music Center, since 1973. He also serves on the board of directors of the Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles Music Center. Mr. Deutsch graduated from the University of Chicago (B.A.). He is married, has four children, and resides in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was born January 25, 1913, in Chicago, Ill.

Thomas B. Muths to be an expert member, term expiring June 10, 1982. Mr. Muths is an architect and has served as an architectural consultant to determine historic architectural value for restoration projects in Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, Arizona, and Colorado. In 1976 he was appointed to a 2-year term to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, serving as chairman of the Gettysburg Task Force. He is a member of the national board of directors of the American Institute of Architects. Mr. Muths graduated from the University of Washington (B.A.) and served in the U.S. Army in 1951-54. He is married, has one child, and resides in Jackson, Wyo. He was born October 11, 1931, in Mobile, Ala.

The following four officials were appointed to serve at the pleasure of the President:

Donald Regan, Secretary of the Treasury.
Samuel Pierce, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Drew Lewis, Secretary of Transportation.
Gerald Carmen, Administrator of General Services.

Nomination of Rayburn D. Hanzlik To Be Administrator of the Economic Regulatory Administration

June 23, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Rayburn D. Hanzlik to be Administrator of the Economic Regulatory Administration, Department of Energy, vice Hazel R. Rollins.

Since 1979 Mr. Hanzlik has been a self-employed attorney and counsel to the firm of Darling, Rae & Gute of Los Angeles, Calif. He was counsel to the firm of Akin, Gump, Hauer & Feld of Washington, D.C., and Dallas, Tex., in 1978-79. In 1977-78 Mr. Hanzlik was counsel to Danzansky, Dickey, Tydings, Quint & Gordon of Washington, D.C. Previously, in 1976-77, he served as Associate Director for Intergovernmental Relations at the White House. He was Staff Director, Public Forums on Domestic Policy, Office of the Vice President, in 1975-76; partner, Robert Finch and Associates of Los Angeles, Calif., and Washington, D.C., in 1974-75; junior partner, E. Del Smith and Co., of Washington, D.C., in 1973-74; Executive Assistant to the Counselor to the President in 1971-73, Director, 1971 White House Conference on Youth; and assistant to the director, Center for the Study of Science, Technology and Public Policy, University of Virginia, in 1968-70.

Mr. Hanzlik graduated from the Principia College (B.S.), Woodrow Wilson School of Government and Foreign Affairs (M.A.), and the University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.). He is married, has four children, and resides in Pasadena, Calif. He was born June 7, 1938, in Los Angeles, Calif.

Nomination of Rosemary M. Collyer To Be a Member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, and Designation as Chairman

June 23, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Rosemary M. Collyer to be a member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission for a term of 6 years, expiring August 30, 1986, vice Jerome R. Waldie. Upon confirmation, the President intends to designate Mrs. Collyer Chairman.

Since 1977 Mrs. Collyer has served as labor attorney with the firm of Sherman & Howard of Denver, Colo. She was an instructor with Personnel Predictions & Research, Inc., in 1973-74; creative director, Pennington & Richard Associates, in 1972-73; director of public relations of the Manlius Pebble Hill School, Manlius, N.Y., in 1971-72; and reporter for the Canadian Register in Toronto, Canada, in 1969-70.

She graduated from Trinity College (B.A., 1968) and the University of Denver College of Law (J.D., 1977). She is married, has one child, and resides in Denver, Colo. She was born November 19, 1945, in Port Chester, N.Y.