Nomination of R. Budd Gould To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped

March 22, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate R. Budd Gould to be a member of the National Council on the Handicapped for a term expiring September 17, 1985. This is a new position.

Since elected in 1974 Mr. Gould has been serving as a member of the House of Representatives for the State of Montana. He served as a member of the Public Health (chairman, 1981) and Highways and Transportation Committees. He served as Chairman for Region V of the White House Conference on the Handicapped in 1976 - 1977. He was appointed to the Rehabilitation Service Advisory Council and the Visual Services Advisory Council in 1976.

Mr. Gould attended the University of Montana. He is married, has one daughter, and resides in Missoula, Mont. He was born May 10, 1937, in Pasadena, Calif.