THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES MICHAEL GOLDWATER, HANS MARK AND LYNDA SCRIBANTE
TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND
EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION
The President announced today his intent to nominate Michael Prescott Goldwater, Hans Mark and Lynda Hare Scribante to the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
Mr. Michael Prescott Goldwater, of Scottsdale, Arizona, is the Registrar of Contractors for the State of Arizona. Previously he had been involved with construction and real estate development in Arizona and California. Mr. Goldwater has served on the Americans with Disabilities Technical Advisory Council of Arizona and the Strategic Planning Committee of the Arizona Economic Council. Currently he is a Trustee of Barrow Neurological Foundation and is on the Construction Industry Advisory Council, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Arizona State University. Mr. Goldwater received a B.S. in Business and Public Administration from the University of Arizona.
Dr. Hans Mark, of Austin, Texas, is currently serving as Director of Defense Research & Engineering at the Department of Defense. Immediately prior to joining the Department of Defense, he was a Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at The University of Texas at Austin from 1988 to 1998. From 1984 to 1992, Dr. Mark was Chancellor of The University of Texas System. Prior to joining the University of Texas System, Dr. Mark served as Deputy Administrator of NASA from 1981 to 1984, and was Secretary of the Air Force from 1979 to 1981. He is the author or co-author of more than 180 scholarly articles and numerous books including Experiments in Modern Physics, The Management of Research Institutions, Power and Security, The Space-Station: A Personal Journey and Adventures in Celestial Mechanics. Dr. Mark received an A.B. degree in physics from the University of California in Berkeley and a Ph.D. in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Ms. Lynda Hare Scribante, of Aspen, Colorado, has an extensive history in civic involvement, including several presidential appointments. She served for eight years on the United States Air Force Academy Board of Visitors and on the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Commission during the 1986 Centennial Celebration in New York. She also served on the President's Commission on Medical and Biomedical Ethics, and authored the "Living Will", which has been adopted by all 50 states. Ms. Scribante and Ambassador Holly Coors were two of the co-founders of Women of Our Hemisphere, an organization devoted to developing and sharing ideas between women in growing new businesses throughout Central and South America. Ms. Scribante graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. degree in Language and Political Science.
The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation is responsible for supervising and directing a scholarship program aimed at fostering and encouraging excellence in the sciences, mathematics and engineering.