Appointment of 12
Members of the President's Commission on Privatization, and Designation of the
September 3, 1987
President today announced his intention to appoint the following to be members
of the President's Commission on Privatization:
F. Linowes, of Illinois, is Chairman of the
Commission. He has been Boechenstein Professor of
Political Economy and Public Policy and professor of business administration at
the University of Illinois since 1976. From 1975
to 1977, he served as Chairman of the U.S. Privacy Protection Commission. He
headed economic development missions for the U.S. Department of State and the
United Nations to Turkey, India, Greece, Pakistan, and Iran in the late 1960's and
Anderson, of California, is senior fellow at
the Hoover Institution in Palo Alto. A noted economist with
a Ph.D. from Columbia University, she served as
Associate Director for Economics and Government at the Office of Management and
Budget from 1981 to 1983.
D. Antonovich, of California, is on the board of
supervisors for Los Angeles County, the largest local
government in the country. One of the board's top three priorities has been
privatization, and since 1980 they have authorized 645 private contracts for a
savings of $100 million.
F. Bish, of West Virginia, is president of the
Independent Steelworkers Union at Weirton Steel Corp., the largest
employee-owned company in America. He recently served as
a member of the Presidential Task Force for Project Economic Justice, which
promoted privatization and employee ownership as an alternative to state
socialism in Central
Mitchell Brock, of Washington, DC, is government
relations adviser for Heron, Burchette, Ruchert & Rothwell.
In both her current position and her former position as vice president of
government affairs for Air Florida, she acted as the
primary liaison between government and the private sector for each company.
Garrey E. Carruthers,
Governor of New Mexico, took office in January of this year. Since that time he
has established a privatization cabinet council to study privatization in State
government. As former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of the
Interior, he led the efforts on privatization in coal leasing.
H. Fink, of Washington, DC, is founder, president,
and chief executive officer of Citizens for a Sound Economy. As research
associate professor of economics at George Mason University, he founded, directed,
and continues to chair the Center for the Study of Market Processes. An
economics consultant, he testified at the U.S. House of Representatives Grace
caucus hearings on privatization in February of 1986.
R. Laird, of Maryland, served as Secretary of
Defense from 1969 to 1972 and as domestic adviser to President Nixon from 1973
to 1974. He also served as a Member of Congress for more than 15 years, during
which time he was chairman of the Republican Conference and a member of the
House Appropriations Committee.
T. McIntyre, Jr., of Virginia, currently a partner in the DC law firm of Hansell & Post, served as Director of the Office of
Management and Budget from 1978 to 1981, and as Deputy
Director of OMB in 1977. He also served as director of the Office of Planning
and Budget for the State of Georgia.
L. Priest, of Connecticut, is professor of law,
director of the program in civil liability, and director of the Center for
Studies in Law, Economics, and Public Policy at Yale Law School. He has written a
number of articles on economic policies.
L. Stanley, of New York, is senior vice
president of Municipal Development Corp. From 1983 to 1986, he served as
Administrator of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration.
B. Wriston, of New York, is former chairman of
the board and chief executive officer of Citicorp, the company which he has
served since 1946. He is also Chairman of the President's Economic Policy