President's Management Improvement Council Appointment of 19 Members and Designation of Cochairpersons.
The President today announced the appointment of 19 persons as members of the President's Management Improvement Council. He also announced that Alan K. Campbell, Director of the Office of Personnel Management, and James T. Mcintyre, Jr., Director of the Office of Management and Budget, will be Cochairpersons of the Council.
The President's Management Improvement Council consists of leading representatives of Federal, State, and local governments, private industry, labor organizations, and academic and professional organizations. the role of the Council will be to advise the President on management problems and issues in the Federal Government and to assist in efforts to improve Federal Government management and program performance.
The Council holds its first formal session at 11:30 a.m. today in the Federal Home Loan Bank Board building immediately following a brief introductory ceremony in the White House. At the session, the Council will consider management issues involving the General Services Administration, the Health Care Financing Administration, Federal debt collection, and reduction of Federal travel costs.
The persons appointed to the Council today are:
ROBERT P. BILLER, professor and dean of the School of Public Administration at the University of Southern California;
DOLPH BRISTOL, JR., former Governor of Texas, now chairman of the board of the First State Bank of Uvalde (Texas) and the Security State Bank in Pearsall, Tex.;
ALAN K. CAMPBELL, Director of the Office of Personnel Management;
HUGH A. CARTER, JR., Special Assistant to the President for Administration:
W. GRAHAM CLAYTOR, JR., Deputy Secretary of Defense;
JOSEPH E. CONNOR, chairman and senior partner of Price Waterhouse and Co., the New York accounting firm:
ALAN L. DEAN, vice president for administration of the United States Railway Association:
ROBERT GRAHAM, Governor of Florida;
DOROTHY GREGG, corporate vice president of communications of Celanese Corp.;
JOHN A. KOSKINEN, president of Victor Palmieri and Company, Inc., a Washington, D.C., asset management firm;
JOHN A. McCART, executive director of the AFL-CIO's Public Employee Department in Washington, D.C.;
JAMES T. MCINTYRE, JR., Director of the Office of Management and Budget;
RUSSELL E. PALMER, managing director and chief executive officer of Touche Ross and Co., the New York City accounting firm;
MARION O. SANDLER, vice chairman of the board of Golden West Financial Corp. and World Savings and Loan Association in Oakland, Calif.;
GEORGE R. SCHRADER, city manager of Dallas, Tex.;
ELMER B. STAATS, Comptroller General of the United States;
DOROTHY L. STARBUCK, chief benefits director of the Veterans Administration;
WAYNE E. THOMPSON, senior vice president of Dayton Hudson Corp. and chairman and chief executive officer of Dayton Hudson Foundation in Minneapolis; and
WILLIAM H. WYNN, international president of the United Foods and Commercial Workers International Union.
Day-to-day operations of the Council will be managed by a small staff headed by Charles Bingman, Executive Director.
Jimmy Carter, President's Management Improvement Council Appointment of 19 Members and Designation of Cochairpersons. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248022