For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
May 16, 2006
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate four individuals and appoint one individual to serve in his Administration:
The President intends to nominate John Ray Correll, of Indiana, to be Director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement at the Department of the Interior. Mr. Correll currently serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations for the Mine Safety and Health Administration. Prior to this, he served as Director of Safety and Worker's Compensation for Cleveland-Cliffs, Incorporated. Earlier in his career, he served as Director of Safety, Health and Workers' Compensation for AMAX Coal Industries. He received his bachelor's degree from Indiana State University and his master's degree from the University of Indianapolis.
The President intends to nominate John H. Hill, of Indiana, to be Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Mr. Hill currently serves as Assistant Administrator and Chief Safety Officer for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. During this time, he served as the Department Lead for Pandemic Influenza and the Secretary Representative concerning Hurricane Katrina at the Department of Transportation. Prior to this, he served as Major, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division Commander, for the Indiana State Police. Mr. Hill received his bachelor's degree from Taylor University.
The President intends to nominate the following individuals to be Members of the AMTRAK Reform Board, for five-year terms:
R. Hunter Biden, of Delaware
Donna R. McLean, of the District of Columbia
The President intends to appoint Norman Y. Mineta, of California, to be a Member of the AMTRAK Reform Board, for a five-year term beginning June 28, 2006.
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