[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1993, Book II)] [August 31, 1993] [Page 1425] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]
Nomination for Posts at the Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Labor, and Veterans Affairs and the Agency for International Development August 31, 1993 The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to posts in his administration: Department of Agriculture Michael Dunn, Administrator of the Farmers Home Administration Department of Defense H. Allen Holmes, Assistant Secretary for Special Operations and Low- Intensity Conflict Department of Labor J. Davitt McAteer, Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health Preston Taylor, Jr., Assistant Secretary for Veterans Employment and Training Department of Veterans Affairs Kathy Jurado, Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency Mark Schneider, Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean, Agency for International Development The President applauded his new nominees. ``These individuals, experienced in each of their fields, are important additions to our administration,'' the President said. ``Michael Dunn's work at the National Farmers Union will serve him well as he takes the helm on issues important to rural Americans. H. Allen Holmes brings an extensive knowledge of foreign affairs and previous State Department experience to his new role. Mr. McAteer's important work in mine safety will assist him as he works to ensure the safety of our country's mine workers. ``I am confident General Taylor will be an effective advocate for veterans in the Labor Department as will Kathy Jurado in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Mark Schneider's experience in pan-American issues will also bode him well as he takes his post at AID,'' the President said. Note: Biographies of the nominees were made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.