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DWIGHT A. INK
Dwight A. Ink as Assistant Director of the Bureau, in charge of the Office of Executive Management, with primary responsibility for undertaking steps to improve management and organization in the Federal Government.
He is a career federal executive.
Director Mayo said that President Nixon is very much concerned with overlapping activities in the Federal Government and has asked the Bureau of the Budget to make a determined effort to eliminate the waste caused by duplication of effort. He is also deeply concerned about the complexity of governmental procedures, particularly with respect to programs assisting States and local communities, and has expressed gratification with Mr. Ink's appointment as an important step toward achievement of his objectives.
The Office of Executive Management is established to provide leadership in strengthening management throughout the executive branch. Mr. Mayo said this office will give high priority to assisting department and agency heads with interagency and intergovernmental management problems, especially in domestic programs where there is an urgent need to develop better systems for carrying out projects involving a number of agencies in different levels of government. Mr. Ink also will be concerned with day-to-day operational coordination problems and ways in which interagency bottlenecks can be broken and actions expedited.
Mr. Ink has had diversified management experience in the local, national, and international levels. He served the past three years as Assistant Secretary for Administration of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he helped merge five semi-autonomous agencies into the new Department. From 1959 to 1966, he was Assistant General Manager of the Atomic Energy Commission. While there, Mr. Ink was engaged in a number of international activities and special assignments from the President and the Bureau of the Budget. He was Chairman of the White House Task Force on Education in 1965 and Executive Director of the Cabinet-level Commission created by President Johnson to help rebuild Alaska after the disastrous 1964 earthquake. Mr. Ink last year chaired a Presidential interagency Task Force which has recommended ways of cutting in half the processing time for a large number of Federal grant-in-aid programs.
Mr. Ink entered Federal service with the Bureau of Reclamation in 1950 to work on municipal water and sewage problems. He joined the Atomic Energy Commission in 1951 at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Before entering Federal service, Mr. Ink was Budget and Personnel Officer of Fargo, North Dakota.
In 1961, Mr. Ink received the Arthur Flemming Public Service Award, and in 1966 received both the Distinguished Service Award from AEC and the Career Service Award from the National Civil Service League.
A native of Des Moines, Iowa, Mr. Ink received a B.S. degree from Iowa State University in 1947 and an M.A. degree in Public Administration from the University of Minnesota in 1950. He is married to the former Margaret Child of Grinnell, Iowa, has four children, and lives with his family in Rockville, Maryland.
DR. BARNABY C. KEENEY
Barnaby C. Keeney was appointed Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities by President Johnson on July 14, 1966. He came to Washington from Brown University, where he was President for eleven years. As Chairman of the Endowment, Mr. Keeney also serves as Chairman of the National Council on the Humanities, the presidentially appointed advisory body of the Endowment.
Born in Halfway, Oregon on October 17, 1914, Mr. Keeney spent his boyhood in various parts of the country. After graduating from the Hartford Public High School in 1932, he attended the University of North Carolina, where he was awarded his A.B. in 1936. He received his M.A. in 1937 and his doctorate in 1939, both from Harvard University. Upon completion of his graduate work, he became an instructor of history at Harvard. In 1942 he entered the army, and served as an intelligence officer with the 35th Infantry Division in Europe. He rose to the rank of Captain and won the Silver Star, the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. While still in the army, he received a Guggenheim fellowship for work in medieval history.
In the fall of 1946, Mr. Keeney went to Brown as an assistant professor, and became a full professor in 1951. In administrative posts at Brown, he served in succession as Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Dean of the Graduate School, Acting Dean of the College, and Dean of the College, before becoming President of the University in 1955.
Mr. Keeney is the author of "Judgment by Peers” and of several articles on history, education and other subjects. He is a member of the American Philosophical Society, the American Historical Association, the Mediaeval Academy of America, and Phi Beta Kappa, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
DR. SAMUEL LENHER
Samuel Lenher, a director, vice president, and member of the Executive Committee of the Du Pont Company, has been with the company since 1929.
During his career with Du Pont, Mr. Lenher has been engaged in research, production, sales and, in more recent years, with administrative functions. He has also taken an active role in the affairs of the chemical industry.
Starting as a research chemist at the Experimental Station, Wilmington, Del., he became successively technical adviser to the Fine Chemicals Division of the Organic Chemicals Department and superintendent of the development group at the Chambers Works, Deepwater, N.J. In 1944 he was named assistant manager of Chambers Works and the next year manager. Chambers Works is the largest plant in the Du Pont Company, employing about 6,000 people.
In 1946 he was transferred to Wilmington headquarters as director of manufacture for the Dyestuffs Division. In 1950 he was named assistant general manager of the Organic Chemicals Department. In May 1955 he was elected a director, vice president, and member of the Executive Committee.
Mr. Lenher has been active in the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association, an organization representing the nation's major organic chemical manufacturers. In 1953 he was president of the association. He was a member of the Secretary's Consultants on Medical Research and Education of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in 1957 and 1958, and a member of the General Technical Advisory Committee, Office of Coal Research, Department of the Interior, from 1960 to 1966. He was named to the Advisory Committee for Public Health Service Personnel Study, Department of Health, Education and Welfare in 1961. Mr. Lenher was appointed to the Research Management Advisory Panel for the Committee on Science and Astronautics, U.S. House of Representatives, in 1964. He was named to the Advisory Council of the Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Research Institute, George Washington University, in 1965. He was a member of the Patent Advisory Committee to the U.S. Patent Office, Department of Commerce, from 1965 to 1968; and a member of the Task Force on Environmental Health and Related Problems, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1966–1967. He was named to the Council on Trends and Per. spective, established by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in 1966. In 1968, he was named to the Summer Study on Space Applications, National Academy of Sciences for NASA, and the Task Force on Space for President Richard Nixon.
Mr. Lenher was elected a lifetime trustee of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in 1959 and was named a trustee of Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1967. He was elected to membership in Directors of Industrial Research in 1959. The same year he was elected to the Board of Managers of the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology in Philadelphia and is now vice president. He is also a member of the corporation and trustee of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole.
He was a trustee of the Tower Hill School from 1948 until 1966 and became a trustee of the University of Delaware in 1963. He was president of the University of Delaware Research Foundation from 1955 to 1966, was named a trustee of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation in 1957, and in 1968 became a director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Institute.
He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science by the University of Wisconsin in 1959 and by the University of Delaware in 1961. He was elected a member of the American Philosophical Society in 1964. Mr. Lenher was named a Fellow of University College, London, in 1966. He was also elected a Fellow, The New York Academy of Sciences in December, 1966.
His membership in professional organizations includes the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Chemists, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Society of Chemical Industry, of which he was chairman of the American Section for 1964-1965.
In local civic and charitable activities, he is a past president of the Welfare Council of Delaware, and has been a director and member of the Executive Committee of the United Community Fund of Northern Delaware, Inc., since 1956. He was elected president of the United Fund and Council of Delaware, Inc., in 1969.
Mr. Lenher is a director of the Wilmington Country Club and a member of the Wilmington Club, the Greenville Country Club, the Du Pont Country Club, the Quill and Grill Club of Wilmington, the Historical Society of Delaware, the Society of Natural History of Delaware and the Wilmington Chapitre de Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin.
Born June 19, 1905, in Madison, Wis., he was graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1924 and two years later received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in physical chemistry from the University of London. He then studied at the University of Berlin as a Fellow of the International Education Board of Paris, and also worked at the University of California as a Fellow of the National Research Council.
He married Irene Basadre Kirkland of Lake Forest, Ill., in December, 1929. They have a daughter, Mrs. Alexander Laughlin Robinson, Jr., of Greenwich, Conn., and two sons, John K., of Arlington, Va., and George B. Lenher of Chappaqua, N.Y. The Lenhers live at 1900 Woodlawn Avenue, Wilmington.
DR. FRANKLIN A. LONG
Present Position: Vice President for Research & Advanced Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
Born: July 27, 1910, Great Falls, Mont.
Ed cation: B.A., Montana State University, 1932; Ph. D. in Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1935.
Marital Status: Married ; two children.
Background Non-Governmental: 1933–35—Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley. 1936–37-Instructor, Chemistry, University of Chicago, 1937-62—Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. 1943–45— Research Supervisor, Explosives Research Laboratory of NORC, Pittsburgh, Pa. 1946—Visiting Chemist and Consultant, Brookhaven National Laboratories, Upton, Long Island, N.Y. 1947–62; 1964—Member, Board of Trustees, Associated Universities, Inc., N.Y. 1950-60— Chairman, Department of Chemistry, Cornell University. 1952– Research Consultant to the Procter and Gamble Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. 1956-59— Faculty Trustee of Cornell University. 1961—Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Physical Chemistry. 1962– --Member of the National Academy of Sciences. 1964-67-Chairman, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, National Research Council. 1964 -Member, Committee on Chemistry and Public Affairs, American Chemical Society. 1964 -Member, Board of Directors, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.
Background Government: 1941-45—Consultant, National Defense Research Committee, Office of Scientific Research & Development, Washington, D.C. 1953– 59—Consultant, Ballistics Research Laboratory, Department of the Army, Aberdeen, Md. 1956–60_Consultant, Scientific Advisory Board, Department of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. 1959–63—Chairman of Chemistry Advisory Committee to the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. 1959–63–Consultant, Scientific Advisory Committee, Department of Defense, Washington, D.C. 1960– Member of Committee on Chemistry & Chemical Technology of the National Research Council. 1961-66/Member of the President's Science Advisory Committee, Washington, D.C. 1962–63—Assistant Director, Science and Technology, U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, Washington, D.C. 1963- -Consultant to U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, Washington, D.C. 1966–-Consultant to President's Science Advisory Committee.
Author: Contributed numerous articles on chemistry to science journals, encyclopedias, and reference works.
DR. EMANUEL R. PIORE
Dr. Emanuel R. Piore is Vice President and Chief Scientist and a member of the Board of Directors of the International Business Machines Corporation. He joined IBM in 1956 as Director of Research, and was elected a Vice President in 1960.
Dr. Piore was associated with the Office of Naval Research from 1946 to 1955, serving as chief scientist for the last four years of this period. Prior to joining IBM, he was Vice President for research of the Avco Corporation.
He is a member of the National Science Board, and a former member of the President's Science Advisory Committee. Other memberships include the New York State Science and Technology Foundation and the board of Science Research Associates, Inc. He is a trustee and member of the executive committee of the Sloan/Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, chairman of the Committee on Scientific Policy of the Memorial Sloan/Kettering Cancer Center, and a trustee of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, chairman of the board of trustees of the Hall of Science of the City of New York, and a member of the board of directors of Resources for the Future, Inc.
Dr. Piore is a member and treasurer of the National Academy of Sciences, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, the American Philosophical Society, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. · Dr. Piore received his A.B. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from the University of Wisconsin in 1930 and 1933. He also served as an instructor at Wisconsin from 1930 until 1935. He received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from Union University in 1962 and from the University of Wisconsin in 1966. Upon completion of his work with the Office of Naval Research, Dr. Piore was awarded the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Award in recognition of exceptionally outstanding service to the Navy. In 1967 he received the Industrial Research Institute medal and in 1960 the Eta Kappa Nu award.
He has been associated also with the Radio Corporation of America, Columbia Broadcasting System, and the U.S. Navy Bureau of Ships. During World War II he served as Lieutenant Commander in the Navy.
DON K. PRICE
Middlesboro, Kentucky, January 23, 1910. A.B., Vanderbilt University, 1931. B.A., Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar 1932), 1934; B. Litt., 1935 LL.D., Centre College of Kentucky, 1961, Syracuse University, 1962.
Margaret Helen Gailbreath, March 3, 1936, children: Don C., Linda G. (Mrs. Keith S. Thomson).
Reporter, Nashville Evening Tennessean, 1930–32.
Staff member: Home Owners' Loan Corporation, 1935–37. Social Science Research Council, 1937-39. Public Administration Clearing House, 1939–53. U.S. Bureau of the Budget, 1945–46.
Hoover Commission on the Organization of the Executive Branch of Government, 1947–48.
Deputy Chairman, Research and Development Board, U.S. Department of Defense. 1952–53.
Associate director, The Ford Foundation, 1953–54; Vice president, 1954–58.
Dean, John Fitzgerald Kennedy School of Government (formerly Graduate School of Public Administration), Harvard University, 1958.
Served as Lt., U.S.C.G. Reserve, 1943–45.
Member President's Advisory Committee on Government Organization, 1959– 61; Committee on Foreign Affairs Personnel (Carnegie Endowment) 1961-63; Consultant to the Executive Office of the President, 1961-. Trustee : The RAND Corporation; Vanderbilt University; The Twentieth Century Fund. Member, Board of Directors: Social Science Research Council; American Association for the Advancement of Science. President, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1967.
Author: City Manager Government in the United States (with Harold and Kathryn Stone), 1940; U.S. Foreign Policy, Its Organization and Control (with W. Y. Elliott and others), 1952, also The Political Economy of American Foreign Policy, 1955; Government and Science, 1954; ed., The Secretary of State (for the American Assembly), 1960; The Scientific Estate, 1965 (awarded Faculty Prize of Harvard University Press, 1965).
DR. MICHAEL D. REAGAN
NYC, N.Y., 12 March 1927. Educated public schools, Westport, Conn.; College of the Holy Cross, A.B., 1948; Princeton University, Ph. D., 1959. Military service: U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, active duty April 1945–November 1946, October 1950-December 1951. Book publishing assistant, 1948–53. Academic career: Princeton University, Williams College, Syracuse University, University of California, Riverside (Professor of Political Science, 1964–). Author: Science and the Federal Patron (1969), The Managed Economy (1963). Co-author : Monetary Management (1963). Editor : Politics, Economics and the General Welfare (1965), The Administration of Public Policy (1969). Author of articles in Science, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Public Administration Review, American Political Science Review, Western Political Quarterly, Harvard Business Review, New York Times Magazine, New Republic, Nation, Policy, George Washington Law Review, Challenge, Dissent. Consultant, Office of Planning and Policy Studies, NSF; Member (1969), NRC Committee on the Management of Behavioral Science Research in the Department of Defense.
GEN. B. A. SCHRIEVER, USAF (RETIRED) At the time of his retirement from the United States Air Force on 31 August 1966, General Schriever was commander of the Air Force Systems Command (AFSC) and Director of the Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) Program. As commander of the AFSC, he was responsible for those research, development, test, engineering and procurement actions necessary to insure that the USAF had the very best equipment possible for the jobs at hand then, as well as in the future-for use in the jungles of Vietnam as well as in the outer reaches of space. AFSC's annual budget totaled nearly eight billion dollars.
Since retirement, General Schriever has served as a consultant to industry and government in technical and management subject areas. He is Chairman of the Board of Schriever & McKee Associates, a management-consultant firm located in Arlington, Virginia, and serves many other corporate boards. He is especially active in organizational efforts to bring industry into the race to save our cities.
General Schriever had a most distinguished career in the services of his country. Combat service in the South Pacific during World War II was followed by Pentagon assignments and a year at the National War College.
In June 1953, he was promoted to Brigadier General and became Assistant to the Commander, Air Research and Development Command the following year. In 1954 he assumed command of the Air Force Western Development Division (WDD) at Inglewood, California. In this capacity he directed both the nation's highest priority projects—the development of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile program (ICBM), and development of the Air Force's initial space programs. He is responsible not only for pushing forward research and development on all phases of the Atlas, Titan, Thor and Minuteman missiles, but also for concurrently providing the launching sites and equipment, tracking facilities, and group support necessary for missile operation.
In 1959 General Schriever assumed command of the Air Research and Development Command and was promoted to Lieutenant General.
In 1961 ARDC was reorganized and became the Air Force Systems Command. He was named commander and promoted to the rank of full General.
Born in Bremen, Germany, and raised in San Antonio, Texas, General Schriever received a BS degree from Texas A & M in 1931, and a master's degree in Aero. nautical Engineering from Stanford University in 1942. He is the recipient of many honorary degrees from leading educational institutions and has been awarded many decorations, service medals and other honors.
DR. GLENN T. SEABORG
Glenn T. Seaborg was born April 19, 1912, in Ishpeming, Michigan. At the age of ten, he and his family moved to California. In 1929 he was valedictorian of his class at the David Starr Jordan High School in Los Angeles. In his junior year at the University of California at Los Angeles, he was named to Phi Beta Kappa,