Nominations & Appointments, August 23, 1984

Nomination of Rita R. Colwell To Be a Member of the National Science Board

August 23, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Rita R. Colwell to be a member of the National Science Board, National Science Foundation, for a term expiring May 10, 1990. She would succeed Ernestine Friedl.

Mrs. Colwell is currently vice president of academic affairs and professor of marine microbiology at the University of Maryland. She has served as a consultant to the Environmental Protection Agency and as a consultant to the Advisory Committee on Science Education and Biology and Oceanography, National Science Foundation (1970 - 1975).

Mrs. Colwell graduated from Purdue University (B.S., 1956; M.S., 1958) and the University of Washington (Ph.D., 1961). She is married, has two children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. She was born November 23, 1934, in Beverly, MA.

Nomination of Pauline Crowe Naftzger To Be a Member of the National Museum Services Board

August 23, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Pauline Crowe Naftzger to be a member of the National Museum Services Board for a term expiring December 6, 1988. She would succeed Neil Harris.

Mrs. Naftzger is a Smithsonian national associate, a member of the National Geographic Society, and a fellow of the L.S.B. Leakey Foundation. She is a life member of the Museum of National History, Los Angeles, and a member of the President's Circle, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. A 22-year member of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Docent Council, she has served on its board as well as being a lecturer and guide.

Mrs. Naftzger holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California at Los Angeles and a master of liberal arts degree from the University of Southern California. She is married, has three children, and resides in Beverly Hills, CA. She was born December 19, 1927, in Beverly Hills.

Appointment of Four Members of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education

August 23, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education for terms expiring July 10, 1987:

Lily Ring Balian is currently administrator for civic action at Northrop Corp. in Los Angeles, CA. She is married, has three children, and resides in Los Angeles. She was born July 17, 1925, in Chicago, IL.

B.L. Chain would succeed Ruth Thone. He is currently the mayor of Hattiesburg, MS. He is married, has four children, and resides in Hattiesburg. He was born September 19, 1929, in Hattiesburg.

Mae M. Duggan would succeed Louis Stevens Ridgeway. She is currently executive director of the Thomas J. White Foundation. She is married, has five children, and resides in St. Louis, MO. She was born May 20, 1919, in St. Louis.

Julia G. Fernald would succeed Daniel E. Brennan, Sr. She is currently chairman of the board of directors of the William Paterson College of New Jersey Foundation. She is married, has three children, and resides in Upper Montclair, NJ. She was born November 25, 1927, in Washington, DC.