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Appointment of 10 Members of the Presidential Commission on Broadcasting to Cuba, and Designation of Chairman

January 19, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the .Presidential Commission on Broadcasting to Cuba. The President also announced his intention to designate F. Clifton White to be Chairman.

William Bourne Bayer is political editor and news commentator for WINZ Radio in Miami, Fla. Previously he was with WITA-TV in Miami as news director. He was born March 28, 1922, in Richmond, Ind.

Joseph Coors is president and vice chairman of the board for Coors Brewers in Golden, Colo. He was born November 12, 1917, in Denver, Colo.

Tirso del Junco is chairman of the California Republican Party. He is currently chief of the department of surgery at Santa Marta Hospital in East Los Angeles, Calif. He was born April 20, 1925, in Havana, Cuba.

George Jacobs was Director of Engineering, U.S. Board for International Broadcasting, in 1976-1980. He is currently retired. He was born July 16, 1924, in New York, N.Y., and resides in Silver Spring, Md.

Jorge L. Mas is president and chief executive officer, Church and Tower of Florida, Inc., a Miami-based firm of engineering contractors. He was born September 21, 1939, in Santiago, Cuba.

Richard M. Scaife is a publisher in Pittsburgh, Pa. He is currently publisher and director of City Communications, Inc. He was born July 3, 1932, in Pittsburgh.

Herbert Schmertz is vice president, public affairs, Mobil Oil Corp., in New York, N.Y. He was born March 22, 1930, in Yonkers, N.Y.

Richard B. Stone is senior partner, Proskauer, Rose, Goetz & Mendelsohn in Washington, D.C. He is a former United States Senator from Florida. He was born September 22, 1928, in New York.

F. Clifton White is a public affairs counselor in Greenwich, Conn. He has been active in many Presidential campaigns, including serving as' director of Citizens for Goldwater-Miller in 1964. He was born June 13, 1918, in Leonardsville, N.Y.

Charles Z. Wick is Director of the International Communication Agency. He was born October 12, 1917, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Ronald Reagan, Appointment of 10 Members of the Presidential Commission on Broadcasting to Cuba, and Designation of Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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