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APPENDIX C 39 Biographies of Panel Members RICHARD E. HECKERT, Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer— Dupont Operations, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilming- ton, Delaware (Chairman) Dr. Heckert assumed his current position as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of du Pont in 1981 following its merger with Conoco, Inc. He is the senior executive of the company's chemical operations, which have approximately 100,000 domestic employees, two thirds of whom are nondegreed. He joined the company in 1949. Dr. Heckert holds a B.A. degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in organic chemistry from the University of Illinois. JOHN T. CASTEEN III, Secretary of Education, Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia Appointed by Virginia's Governor Charles Robb in 1982, Dr. Casteen advises the Governor on educational policy matters, prepares and oversees the state's education budget, and serves as chief spokesman on educational subjects before the Virginia General Assembly. He is also responsible for elementary, secondary, and higher education and the state's museums and libraries, as well as programs supporting cultural activities and basic research efforts. His B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees are in English from the University of Virginia, where he has worked as Associate Professor of English and Dean of Admissions. LORETTA CORNELIUS, Deputy Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Manage- ment, Washington, D.C. Ms. Cornelius was appointed by President Reagan and confirmed by the Senate in September 1981. She is the second-ranking official at the Office of Personnel Management (0PM), where her responsibilities

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40 APPENDIX C include civil service pay, retirement and insurance programs, senior executive personnel development, staffing programs, work force effec- tiveness, agency relations, ethics in government, and OPM's person- nel and equal employment opportunity efforts. She holds an M.A. degree in human resources development from The George Washington University. WILLIAM J. DENNIS, JR., Director of Research, National Federation of Independent Business, Washington, D.C. Mr. Dennis heads the research efforts of the National Federation of Independent Business, the nation's largest small business trade asso- ciation. He is engaged in a variety of research projects involving small business, its relationship to the economy, and the impact of public policy on it. His most recent publication was Small Business Problems and Priorities. Mr. Dennis has an M.A. degree from the University of Florida. ROSALYN FRANTA, Vice President—Director, Quality and Nutrition, Kel- logg Company, Battle Creek, Michigan Ms. Franta is responsible for the company's worldwide activities in quality and nutrition. She is a registered dietitian as well as a gradu- ate of Purdue University, holding a bachelor's degree with distinction in home economics education and a master's degree in food and nutri- tion. She joined Kellogg in June 1974, and has worked in research, public affairs, marketing, executive offices, analytical laboratories, and as the director of quality and nutrition in the science and quality areas. RONALD KUTSCHER, Associate Commissioner, Office of Economic Growth and Employment Projects, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Depart- ment of Labor, Washington, D.C. Mr. Kutscher directs the program in the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that develops medium-term (5-10 year) projections of the U.S. economy covering gross national product, industry output, and pro- ductivity and employment by industry and occupation. He prepares career guidance and training materials such as the Occupational Out- look Handbook and analyzes the implication of government programs or shifts in demand as they might affect employment or skill shortages. An economist by profession, he has been with BLS for 27 years.

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APPENDIX C 41 HENRY M. LEVIN, Director, Institute for Research on Educational Fi- nance and Governance, Stanford University, Stanford, California Under the directorship of Dr. Levin, the Institute for Research on Educational Finance and Governance has been engaged in a number of studies on education and productivity and on education and high technology. It is the largest research institute of its kind, focused on economics, finance, politics, law, and organizational issues in educa- tion. Dr. Levin is also a professor in the Stanford University School of Education and Department of Economics. He holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Rutgers University and a B.S. degree in economics from New York University. AUBREY C. LEWIS, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Liaison, F. W. Woolworth Company, New York, New York Mr. Lewis is responsible for public affairs programs at all levels of the Woolworth Company, its subsidiaries, and the community at large. F. W. Woolworth employs approximately 125,000 people, a large number of whom are high school graduates. He joined the company in 1967, holding administrative, personnel, and security positions, most re- cently Personnel Management Planning Director. Mr. Lewis is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. SHERMAN McCoY, Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Offic- er, D.C. General Hospital, Washington, D.C. Mr. McCoy is responsible for the operation of a 500-bed hospital in the District of Columbia. Before coming to Washington, he was Executive Director of the Woodside Receiving Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio. He has a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in public administration, both from Cornell University. RICHARD H. NEUMANN, Deputy Manager of Personnel, Bechtel Group, Inc., San Francisco, California Mr. Neumann's responsibilities include the formulation, recommen- dation, and functional direction of plans, policies, and programs in personnel management for the worldwide operations of Bechtel. Addi- tional duties include establishing standards for the performance of the personnel organization, monitoring the effectiveness of personnel pro- grams, and arranging and managing employee benefit programs. He is an active member of the National Constructors Association and the

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42 APPENDIX C Construction Personnel Executives Group. He has a degree in labor economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. MARGARET A. ROBERTS, Director, Research Planning and Services Office, Research Staff, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan Dr. Roberts joined the Ford Motor Company in 1965 and became Director of the Research Planning and Services Office in 1979. During her career at Ford, she has worked in research and engineering; among her current duties is responsibility for identifying new and current research programs for cost savings and product improvement. Dr. Roberts' B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees are from Wayne State Uni- versity in Michigan. MARKLEY ROBERTS, Economist, Department of Economic Research, AFL- CIO, Washington, D.C. Dr. Roberts has been involved in employment and training and related issues of education and vocational education. He has been a member of The Newspaper Guild trade union for 32 years and has worked in the AFL-CIO's Legislative and Economic Research Departments for 23 years. Dr. Roberts is a Princeton graduate and has M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from The American University. FRED S. RODRIGUEZ, Assistant Group Manager of Human Resources, Hughes Aircraft Company, Fullerton, California Hughes Aircraft Company has over 64,000 employees in the high- technology electronics industry. Mr. Rodriguez has more than 28 years' experience in technical and management capacities. His re- sponsibilities include employee benefits, foreign programs, affirma- tive action, staffing programs, college relations, health and safety programs, and data-processing systems programs for human resources planning. He has a B.A. degree in business from California State University at Fullerton and an M.B.A. degree from Pepperdine Uni- versity; he is working toward an M.S. degree in systems management from the University of Southern California. FREDERICK A. ROESCH, Senior Vice President for Personnel, Citibank, N.A., New York, New York Mr. Roesch is in charge of worldwide personnel planning and develop- ment for Citicorp and Citibank, a company with 60,000 employees, 30,000 of whom are in the United States. He joined Citibank in 1964.

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APPENDIX C 43 He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Califor- nia at Berkeley. Mr. Roesch has spent a large portion of his career in the Far East. G. THOMAS SICILIA, Director, Accession Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower, Reserve Affairs and Logistics, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C. Dr. Sicilia is charged with bringing enlisted personnel into military service and with the overall quality of the All Volunteer Force. This task includes advertising, recruiting, testing, and placement of the 300,000 individuals recruited annually. Dr. Sicilia's duties involve policy and statistical analysis, program administration, research and development, and data management. He has a B.E.S. degree from Johns Hopkins University and M.E.S. and Ph.D. degrees in operations research from the University of Florida. WILLIAM P. STEINBERGER, Vice President, Vocational Education Services, Control Data Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota Control Data, a company of 65,000 employees, provides computer equipment for school systems in vocational as well as traditional educational programs. Mr. Steinberger's duties involve the planning of proprietary vocational institutes and government training. His background is in data processing. MARY L. TENOPYR, Division Manager, Human Resources, Employment Research and Development, American Telephone and Telegraph Com- pany, New York, New York Dr. Tenopyr's primary responsibilities are to improve and maintain the quality of the nonmanagement work force in the American Tele- phone and Telegraph Company. She is concerned with developing further criteria for hiring at the high school level. She holds a Ph.D. degree in psychology from the University of Southern California. She is past president of the Division of Industrial and Organizational Psychology of the American Psychological Association and is licensed as a psychologist in three states. DAVID C. THOMAS, Chairman of the Management Committee and Direc- tor of Member Services, Milk Marketing Inc., Cleveland, Ohio Milk Marketing Inc. is a dairy marketing cooperative operating in an eight-state area. The $900 million marketing organization is head-

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44 APPENDIX C quartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Thomas's professional career in- cludes radio, agriculture, and sports broadcasting, teaching vocational education, the vice presidency of a billion-dollar agricultural supply organization, being associate vice provost of extension-continuing ed- ucation at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and being a member of the faculty at the College of Agriculture and College of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His undergraduate studies were in vocational education with emphasis on agriculture; his Ph.D degree was in educational administration. Both degrees are from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He is a profes- sional public speaker and has served on many state and national vocational education advisory councils. RITA WALTERS, Los Angeles Board of Education, Los Angeles, California Ms. Walters was elected to the Los Angeles Board of Education in 1979, where she has been a strong advocate of equal education oppor- tunity for all children. She recognizes the need to improve relations between the business community and the public school system. Her school district, with an enrollment of approximately 665,000 students including 100,000 adults, occupies an area of 710 square miles. It had an annual budget of $2.2 billion for 1983-84. Before becoming a mem- ber of the School Board, Ms. Walters was a teacher of English as a second language as well as a teacher of basic education subjects to illiterate adults. She holds a B.S. degree from Shaw University and is a candidate for an M.B.A. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in June 1984. CHARLES WILSON, Superintendent, Community School District No. 2, New York, New York Mr. Wilson is the superintendent of a New York City school district in a system employing some 60,000 teachers where, at one time, a million students were in attendance. He has had 30 years' experience in education and has taught at all levels, from kindergarten through college. He began his career as a science teacher and then moved into the administrative side of education. Mr. Wilson holds a B.A. degree in chemistry.