Appointment of Two Members of the President's Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives, and Designation as Chairman and Vice Chairman
The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the President's Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives. The President intends to designate Robert A. Galvin as Chairman and Gloria E. A. Toote as Vice Chairman.
Robert A. Galvin is currently chairman and chief executive officer of Motorola, Inc., in Chicago, Ill. He began working for Motorola in 1940, was named president of the company in 1956, and became chairman and chief executive officer in 1964. He was awarded the Medal of Honor from the Electronic Industries Association and the Golden Omega Award for his outstanding contributions to the advancement of the electronics industry. Mr. Galvin attended the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago. He is married, has four children, and resides in Barrington, Ill. He was born October 9, 1922, in Marshfield, Wis.
Gloria E. A. Toote is currently president of TREA Estates and Enterprises, Inc., a construction firm. Previously she was Assistant Secretary for Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (1973-1975); Assistant Director of ACTION (1971-1973); and president of Toote Town Publishing Co. and Town Recording Studios, Inc. (1966-1970). She is a founding member of the board of governors of the National Black United Fund, Inc., and a member of the steering committee for Citizens for the Republic. Dr. Toote has received special achievement awards from the National Association of Black Women Attorneys. Dr. Toote graduated from Howard University (B.A., 1952; J.D., 1954) and Columbia University (LL.M., 1956). She was born November 8, 1931, in New York City, where she currently resides.
Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Two Members of the President's Advisory Council on Private Sector Initiatives, and Designation as Chairman and Vice Chairman Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/263120