Commission on Fine Arts Appointment of Five Members and Designation of Chairman.
The President today announced the appointment of five persons as members of the Commission on Fine Arts for 4-year terms. They are:
JOHN CARTER BROWN, of Washington, D.C., who has been Chairman of this Commission since 1976. He is Director of the National Gallery of Art, a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and treasurer of the White House Historical Association. He has been redesignated Chairman.
JOHN S. CHASE, of Houston, Tex., president of the John S Chase architectural firm, a fellow of the American Institute of Architects, and a member of the National Office of Minority Architects.
SONDRA GELB MYERS, of Scranton, Pa., chair of the Commission on Architecture and Urban Design for the city of Scranton, and former vice chair of the Public Committee for the Humanities in Pennsylvania.
WALTER A. NETSCH, of Chicago, Ill., a partner in the architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. He has won several architectural awards and is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
EDWARD DURELL STONE, JR., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a landscape architect with the El Morro resort in Venezuela. He has won several architectural awards and has been a member of this Commission since 1971.
Jimmy Carter, Commission on Fine Arts Appointment of Five Members and Designation of Chairman. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/250814