The President today announced the appointment of 27 persons as members of the President's Export Council. They are:
JOHN W. BARRINGER, assistant to the president of L. T. Barringer & Go., a Memphis cotton merchant company, and owner of a cattle and cow-cropping farm in north Mississippi;
JOHN WOOD BROOKS, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Celanese Corp. in New York City;
MORRIS M. BRYAN, JR., president of Jefferson Mills, Inc., in Jefferson, Ga.;
GEORGE D. BUSBEE, Governor of Georgia;
EMILE R. BUSSIERE, a Manchester, N.H., attorney and currently a member of this Council;
WILSON P. CANNON, JR., chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the Bank of Hawaii in Honolulu;
D. L. COMMONS, chief executive officer of Natomas Go. in San Francisco;
ROBERT DICKEY III, chairman and chief executive officer of Dravo Corp. in Pittsburgh;
JOHN NORMAN EFFERSON, chancellor of the Center for Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development at Louisiana State University;
KENNETH ALLEN GIBSON, mayor of Newark;
HARRY E. GOULD, JR., chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Gould Paper Corp. in New York City;
PAT GREATHOUSE, vice president of the United Auto Workers and cochairman of the UAW's International Affairs Department;
PAUL HALL, president of the Seafarers International Union of North America (also appointed Vice Chairman of the Council);
REGINALD H. JONES, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of General Electric (also appointed Chairman of the Council);
P. SCOTT LINDER, chief executive officer of Linder Industrial Machinery Co. in Lakeland, Fla.;
J. PAUL LYET, chairman and chief executive officer of Sperry Rand Corp. in New York City;
JOYCE DANNEN MILLER, vice president and director of social services of the Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union;
JUN MORI, a Los Angeles attorney and member of the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners;
HELEN EWING NELSON, of Mill Valley, Calif., president of the Consumer Research Foundation;
JAMES B. PEARSON, a Washington attorney, and former U.S. Senator from Kansas;
TONY G. REYES, of Houston, Tex., president and chairman of the board of A-M Cargo, Inc.;
RUTH SCHUELER, president of Schueler & Co. in New York, an international supplier of medical and scientific products;
HERTA LANDE SEIDMAN, deputy commissioner of the New York State Department of Commerce;
MARK SHEPHERD, JR., of Dallas, Tex., chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Texas Instruments Inc.;
MAURICE SONNENBERG, Of New York City, an investment consultant on industrial development and international trade;
ROSEMARY TOMICH, of Pasadena, Calif., owner of cattle feeding and livestock brokerage operations;
C. WILLIAM VERITY, JR., chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Armco, Inc.
The President's Export Council also includes:
—three Members of the Senate, appointed by the President of the Senate. They are Senators Jacob Javits, Harrison A. Williams, Jr., and Adlai E. Stevenson.
—three Members of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker. They are Representatives Dan Rostenkowski, Thomas S. Foley, and Bill Alexander.
—the Department heads, or their representatives, of the Department of State, Treasury, Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, the Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, and the Export-Import Bank of the United States.