Appointment of Richard G. Quick as a Member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations


October 26, 1987


The President today announced his intention to appoint Richard G. Quick to be a member of the Advisory Committee on Trade Negotiations for a term of 2 years. He would succeed W. Jarvis Moody.


Since February 1987 Mr. Quick has been chairman and president of Dravo International and, since 1978, vice president of Dravo Corp. in Pittsburgh, PA. He joined Dravo Corp. in 1976 as director of government relations. Prior to this Mr. Quick served as administrative assistant to Senator Hugh Scott.


Mr. Quick graduated from the University of Puget Sound (B.A., 1970) and American University (M.P.A., 1974). He served in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1966 - 1970, and since 1970, has served in the Active Army Reserves with the rank of brigadier general. Mr. Quick was born August 8, 1942, in Bellefonte, PA. He is married, has two children, and resides in Pittsburgh.