For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 9, 2005
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual, appoint five individuals, and recess appoint one individual to serve in his Administration:
The President intends to appoint Alan R. Nelson of Arkansas, to be Alternate Federal Cochairperson at the Delta Regional Authority. Mr. Nelson is presently the Director of Communications for Arkansas Governor Michael Huckabee. He is currently the Governor's alternate to the Delta Regional Authority Board. Mr. Nelson graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in communications and a minor in political philosophy from Ouachita Baptist University.
The President intends to appoint Andre B. Lacy of Indiana, to be a Member of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Advisory Committee on the Arts.
The President intends to appoint Lance Edward Armstrong of Texas, to be a Member of the President's Cancer Panel, for the remainder of a three-year term expiring February 20, 2008.
The President intends to appoint Zell Miller of Georgia, to be a Member of the American Battle Monuments Commission.
The President intends to nominate John E. Maupin, Jr. of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board, for the remainder of a six-year term expiring September 30, 2010.
The President intends to reappoint Pamela Nelson of Texas, to be a Member of the Commission of Fine Arts, for a four-year term.
The President has signed the recess appointment of Eric S. Edelman of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. President Bush announced the intention to nominate Mr. Edelman on March 31, 2005, and his nomination was sent to the Senate on May 16, 2005.
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