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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 24, 2002

President Bush Announced His Intention to Nominate One and Appoint One Individual to Serve in His Administration

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual and his intention to appoint one individual to serve in his administration.

The President intends to nominate Alan G. Lance to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for a term of thirteen years. Lance has served as the Attorney General of Idaho since 1994. He served as a Member of the Idaho House of Representatives from 1991 to 1994, and he was an attorney in private practice from 1978 to 1994. Lance was also the National Commander of the American Legion from 1999 to 2000. He is a former member of the United States Army, a graduate of South Dakota State University and University of Toledo College of Law.

The President intends to appoint Zoraida Fonalledas of Puerto Rico to be a Member of the President's Committee on Mental Retardation for the remainder of a two-year term expiring May 11, 2003.