Nominations & Appointments, May 18, 1982

Nomination of Two Members of the National Council on the Humanities

May 18, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Council on the Humanities, National Foundation for the Humanities, for terms expiring January 26, 1988.

Dr. George Carey is currently a professor of government at Georgetown University. He is the cofounder and editor of the journal, the Political Science Reviewer. He is the author of numerous books, including ``The Second Federalist'' (with Charles Hyneman) and ``The Basic Symbols of American Politics'' (with Willmoore Kendall). He is married, has one child, and resides in Falls Church, Va. He was born November 26, 1933. He would succeed A. D. Frazier, Jr.

Dr. Ellis Sandoz is professor of political science at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He formerly served as chairman of the political science department and is a leading authority on the contributions of Eric Voegelin to political philosophy. He is married, has four children, and resides in Baton Rouge. He was born February 10, 1931. He would succeed Concha Ortiz y Prino de Kleven.

Appointment of Seven Members of the Commission on Presidential Scholars

May 18, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Commission on Presidential Scholars.

Bruce E. Brombacher will serve during his tenure as National Teacher of the Year. He is a teacher and chairman of the mathematics department at Jones Junior High School in Arlington, Ohio. He is married, has two children, and resides in Westerville, Ohio. He was born July 3, 1948.

Thomas R. Capecelatro has been an instructor of industrial education for the Norwalk Board of Education since 1976. In addition, he has been owner and manager of a carpentry/landscaping business since 1972. He graduated from Central Connecticut State College (B.S., 1976). He is married, has one child, and resides in Derby, Conn. He was born March 6, 1954.

Betty L. Holmes is associate executive director of the Lake Cumberland Medical Center in Somerset, Ky. She was associate executive director/nursing service at Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky., in 1972 - 1980. She received her R.N. from the Norton Memorial Infirmary School of Nursing (1950) and graduated from the University of Louisville (B.A., 1971). She has four children and resides in Louisville, Ky. She was born July 9, 1927.

Martha C. Moore is Republican National Committeewoman for Ohio, elected in 1968. She attended Wellesley College and graduated from Muskingum College and Ohio State University. She resides in Cambridge, Ohio. She was born November 13, 1918.

James P. Morris is owner and manager of the Commercial Warehouse Co. and Sun City Transfer and Storage Co. in Albuquerque, N. Mex. He is also chairman, Republican State Central Committee of New Mexico. He attended the University of New Mexico. He is married, has three children, and resides in Albuquerque. He was born August 12, 1935.

Priscilla B. Rakestraw is Republican National Committeewoman from Delaware. In addition, she is personnel and training supervisor in the biochemical department at E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., Inc. She is married and resides in Hockessin, Del. She is a graduate of Goldey Beacom Junior College. She was born June 7, 1942.

Samuel N. Stroum is chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Schuck's Auto Supply, Inc., in Seattle, Wash. In addition, he serves as a board member and chairman of the audit committee for the Seafirst Corp. and Seattle-First National Bank. He is married, has two children, and resides in Mercer Island, Wash. He was born April 14, 1921.

Appointment of 26 Members of the Presidential Commission on Drunk Driving, and Designation of Chairman

May 18, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Presidential Commission on Drunk Driving. The President also announced his intention to designate John A. Volpe to be Chairman.

John A. Volpe was Ambassador to Italy in 1973 - 1977. He is a former Secretary of Transportation and was Governor of Massachusetts in 1960 - 1962 and 1964 - 1969. He resides in Nahant, Mass.

V. J. Adduci is president and chief executive officer of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association of the U.S., Inc., based in Detroit and Washington, D.C. He resides in Falls Church, Va.

Van Henry Archer, Jr., is a council member in San Antonio, Tex., where he resides. In addition, he is a stockbroker with George E. Dullnig Co.

Ross Barrett is senior vice president and senior corporate officer on the west coast for Metromedia, in Los Angeles, Calif. He resides in Los Angeles.

Michael D. Bradbury has been serving as district attorney for Ventura County in California since 1978. He resides in Camarillo, Calif.

Morris E. Chafetz, M.D., has been president of the Health Education Foundation in Washington, D.C., since 1980. He resides in Washington.

Joseph M. Dealey is chairman of the board of A. H. Belo Corp. and publisher of the Dallas Morning News. He resides in Dallas, Tex.

James R. Edgar is serving as secretary of state for the State of Illinois. He resides in Springfield.

Sherman G. Finesliver has been serving as District Judge, United States District Court, Colorado, since 1971. He resides in Denver, Colo.

James S. Kemper, Jr., is chairman of the board, Kemper Group, in Long Grove, Ill. He resides in Golf, Ill.

Henry B. King is president of the U.S. Brewers Association. He resides in Washington, D.C.

Patience Latting has been serving as mayor of Oklahoma City, Okla., since 1971. She resides in Oklahoma City.

Ann Landers is a syndicated human relations columnist. She resides in Chicago, Ill.

Candace Lightner is president and chief executive officer of M.A.D.D. (Mothers Against Drunk Driving). She resides in Fair Oaks, Calif.

Forst Lowery is serving as safety program coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. He resides in Hopkins, Minn.

G. W. Hank McCullough is self-employed in real estate and communications. He was a founder of the Alcoholism Council of California and its president for the first 5 years. He resides in Woodside, Calif.

Frederick A. Meister, Jr., president of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. He resides in Great Falls, Va.

William N. Plymat is executive director of the American Council on Alcohol Problems in Des Moines, Iowa, where he resides.

Joseph A. Pursch, M.D., currently serves as corporate medical director and member of the board of directors for Comprehensive Care Corp. (CompCare). He also maintains a private practice. He resides in Laguna Niguel, Calif.

Walter Shea is executive assistant to Teamster General President Roy L. Williams and has been with the Teamsters organization since 1957. He resides in Bethesda, Md.

Milton Skyring is project director of Checkmate, Baton Rouge City Court, in Baton Rouge, La., where he resides.

William T. Smith II has been serving in the New York State Senate since 1962. He was named chairman of the Senate Special Task Force on Drunk Driving in 1980. He resides in Big Flats, N.Y.

Stan Statham has been serving as a State assemblyman for California since 1976. He resides in Roseville, Calif.

Vincent L. Tofany has been serving as president of the National Safety Council since his election in 1973. He resides in Chicago, Ill.

Dick Vincent Van Patten is an actor in Beverly Hills, Calif. He resides in Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Frank D. White is Governor of the State of Arkansas. He resides in Little Rock.

Note: On the same day, the Office of the Press Secretary released the following announcement.

In addition to the members of the Commission on Drunk Driving announced by the President today, the Majority Leader of the Senate and the Speaker of the House have designated two Members of each House to participate. They are as follows:

Senator Robert Dole of Kansas,

Senator Claiborne Pell of Rhode Island,

Representative James V. Hansen of Utah, and

Representative Michael D. Barnes of Maryland.