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Director of Public Affairs, National Right to Life Committee, Washington, DC, April 1985 to December 1988
President of Black Americans for Life, Outreach Program of the National Right to Life Committee
Oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of effective programs for the outreach efforts by NRLC and its affiliates to the Black, Hispanic, and Jewish communities; coordinate and assist with American Victims of Abortion and Teens for Life projects; oversee production of brochures, newsletters, ads and other materials targeted toward these communities and audiences
Director assists with national and state legislative efforts through lobbying and offering testimonies at hearings; ongoing development of key contacts within federal legislative and governmental offices
Ongoing communications with national broadcast and print media; serves as NRLC spokeswoman for news interviews, press conferences, radio and television guest programs; personal contacting of key media representatives to cultivate media awareness of NRLC and its issues of concerns
Director serves as public liaison for NRLC and its 50 state and 3,000 local affiliate groups by lecturing to college groups, churches, community and civic organizations, pro-life conventions, etc.; assists with the development of audio/visuals with director serving as talent
Personnel Director, Circuit City Stores, Inc., Beltsville, MD, October 1983 to March 1985
-Develop and conduct management training and development
-Conduct employee evaluations
-Analyze job categories and write job descriptions
-Recruit, screen and interview applicants
-Develop special projects and seminars
Director of Community Education and Development-Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Richmond, Virginia, July 1981 to October 1983
-Recruited, hired, trained, and supervised personnel in the Division of Community Education and Development
-Conducted seminars and gave lectures promoting fair housing
-Coordinated the Speakers Bureau
-Coordinated the preparation of a multi-image presentation, brochures public service announcements, and press releases
-Administered the budget of the Fair Housing Community Support Campaign
Assistant to Housing Coordinator, Housing Opportunities Made Equal, Richmond,
-Developed and conducted training of fair housing testers
-Administered the research procedure for fifteen contract fair housing testers
Conference Coordinator, State of Virginia Developmental Disabilities Protection and
-Negotiated with vendors and state agencies for the preparation of the conference -Coordinated with hotel management
-Developed and supervised registration procedures for the one hundred and fifty conferees
-Responsible for the orderly flow of the conference agenda
-Evaluated the effectiveness of the conference
-Developed proposals for the next conference
Force Manager, Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co., Roanoke, VA, September 1973 to January 1974
-Analyzed personnel requirements for district traffic office
-Projected force requirements
-Authorized and supervised the scheduling of one hundred and seventy five employees
Group Supervisor, Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co., Roanoke, VA, May 1972 to September 1973
-Trained, monitored the progress of, and evaluated a group of twenty telephone operators
-Administered the benefit program
-Represented management in union/management grievance procedures
Traffic Service Advisor, Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co., Roanoke, VA, March 1971 to May 1972
-Advised business customers on optimum use of their telephone company equipment
-Spoke before customer employee groups, and business and professional organizations -Analyzed customer needs and made recommendations to marketing staff
Bachelor of Science, May, 1971, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia Major: History, Secondary Education
High School Diploma, June 1967, John Marshall High School, Richmond, Virginia
LECTURED AND OR DEBATED at the FOLLOWING UNIVERSITIES
-Virginia Commonwealth University
-University of Virginia
AUTHORED ARTICLES AND GUEST APPEARANCES ON TALK SHOWS
-USA Today, 1-22-88, 8-15-86
-Congressional Black Caucus Magazine, Spring 1987
-Nightline, three appearances
-CBS Morning News
-Good Morning America (ABC)
-The Today Show (NBC)
-Focus On The Family
PRESENT PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
-White House Commission on Children, appointed by the President, 6-88
-Member of the Greenwood Foundation Board of Directors
-Co-Founder of the National Family Institute
-National Coalition of Blacks for Bush/ Qualye
-National Coalition on Pro-Family/Pro-Life Issues
PAST PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
--Board of Directors of Family and Children Services
- Board of Directors of Richmond Metropolitan Crisis Pregnancy Center -Chairman of the Leadership Metro Richmond Alumni Association, 1983
PREPARED STATEment of Senator MITCH MCCONNELL
Mr chairman, thank you for the opportunity to appear before the Finance Committee this afternoon to introduce the President's nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Public Affairs and Public Liaison, Roger Bolton.
Roger's family made the mistake of settling on the wrong side of the Ohio River, in Cincinnati. But Roger had the good sense to at least partially offset this disadvantage by marrying a woman from Kentucky. His good judgment is further demonstrated by the fact that his wife, Lynne Melillo Bolton, is an extremely talented young lady. She served as my first press secretary after I was elected to the Senate in 1984.
Through Lynne, I got to know Roger Bolton as a man of experience and competence. He is well qualified to assume this important position, having served in similar roles on Capitol Hill and in the Executive Branch. He was press secretary and administrative assistant to Congressman Clarence J. Brown of Ohio, and later worked at the Joint Economic Committee.
After serving as director of speechwriting for Reagan-Bush '84, Roger joined the Administration, first at Treasury and later at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the White House. During the time that Roger was serving at USTR, I found that he was extremely responsive to the trade policy concerns of firms in Kentucky and throughout the country. He could be counted on to see that the agency responded to their concerns, and I know he will do the same at Treasury. Roger was also an outstanding spokesman for U.S. trade policy. He made an excellent presentation at a conference I sponsored in Hebron, Kentucky on International Trade and Export Opportunities. This is a fine nomination, and I thank the Committee for the opportunity to appear on Roger's behalf. I strongly recommend his confirmation to my colleagues.
PREPARED STATEMENT OF HOLLIS S. MCLOUGHLIN
Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I appreciate the opportunity today to present myself to members of the Committee.
I am honored to have been nominated by President Bush for the position of Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Policy Management. If I am confirmed by the Senate, I look forward to working with Congress as a member of the Administration on the many issues under the Treasury Department's jurisdiction.
The position of Assistant Secretary of Policy Management, as I see it, has several major components. First and foremost, the Assistant Secretary, working with the Secretary and Deputy Secretary, has to ensure that the policies and objectives of the Secretary are thoroughly developed and communicated within the Department. In addition, the Assistant Secretary must see that policy is reviewed and coordinated within the Treasury Department and help create an environment in which differing points of view are allowed to develop and are presented in such a way that the Secretary can make a sound and well informed decision on any issue that comes to his desk. Finally, I think the Assistant Secretary is responsible for closely monitoring the coordination of Department policy with the rest of the Executive Branch.
I believe I have been very lucky to have a combination of public and private sector management experiences which will help me carry out these duties. As an Administrative Assistant to a United States Congresswoman and then to a United States Senator, I learned a great deal about the process of government and the important relationship between the Executive and Legislative Branches. In addition, my jobs as an executive in business have taught me a great deal about strategy, goal setting, and achieving results.
When I served under Representative Millicent Fenwick, I had the opportunity to learn first hand about many of the issues which fall within the responsibilities of the Department
As the Chief of Staff to Senator Nicholas Brady, I developed a close professional relationship with him which I think will be invaluable in the job of Assistant Secretary of Policy Management. In addition, during Mr. Brady's short tenure in the Senate I was able to build on what I had learned in the House of Representatives. As a partner in an investment group and as an executive of a publicly traded company, I have been involved in a wide range of financial and legal issues which I believe has given me a solid background in the practical economic issues which business and wage earners face in today's world.
I think all of these experiences will help me as an Assistant Secretary of Treasury and specifically in the Policy Management assignment.
I know you are all very busy and therefore, I wanted to keep my remarks brief, however, I will of course be happy to answer the Committee's questions.
HOLLIS S. MC LOUGHLIN
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1987-Present—THE TAGGART GROUP, MANAGING DIRECTOR
Principal in a management/investment group specializing in the purchase of under performing companies. Served as Executive Vice President of Pilot Freight Carriers, an acquisition of The Taggart Group.
1983-1987-PURÓLATOR COURIER CORP., SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE PLANNING
Reported to the President & CEO U.S. Courier Division. Member of Executive Policy Committee. Responsible for strategic plan of the division. Quality Assurance/Customer Service departments ($15MM budget). National Account Administration department ($5MM budget). Key accomplishments: member of four man team which attracted investors and successfully completed sale of Division for approximately $275MM; developed with COO business plan which eliminated a $6MM/mo. loss and brought the company to profitability within six months; increased productivity of customer service department by 15%. In addition, reduced department expenditures by 10% through consolidation of facilities and personnel reductions while maintaining service levels of over 90%.
Previously Vice President of Marketing. Overall responsibility for marketing strategy and plan to support $450MM Division. Managed a staff of 15 with a $20MM marketing budget. Key accomplishments: introduced a formal marketing planning and budgeting process within the department; revamped the marketing strategy to support corporate objectives; redefined the product line, instituted new simplified pricing structure; developed new advertising strategy and positioning resulting in 48% increase in awareness in advertised markets; developed and introduced new corporate identity to complement corporate and marketing strategies to over 11,000 employees in 200 locations.
1980-1983-BENTON & BOWLES, ADVERTISING, ACCOUNT MANAGER
Managed various Proctor & Gamble and General Foods accounts with advertising budgets of approximately $20MM.
1979-1980-WILLIAM SWORD INVESTMENT BANKER, ASSOCIATE
Reported to the Managing Partner. Analyzed new business opportunities, participated in mergers and acquisitions, corporate financing projects and private place
1979-1980-CHIEF OF STAFF TO UNITED STATES SENATOR
Appointed by interim United States Senator to be Chief of Staff. In this capacity evaluated existing personnel and completely reorganized the staff of 50 to maximize effectiveness and to properly reflect the objectives of the Senator. Also responsible for formulating strategy and policy on legislative issues, public relations, constituent affairs and liaison with elected officials. Interfaced directly with the offices of the President, Vice President, Governor of New Jersey and key cabinet officers Wrote major policy strategies/statements for the Senator. Key accomplishments; increased mass transit funding for the state by $100MM and formu lated the successful strategy to secure over $200MM in highway funds which had been frozen by the US government.
1974-1978-CHIEF OF STAFF TO UNITED STATES CONGRESSWOMAN Overall responsibility for strategic development of Congresswoman's legislative and political plan. Managed a staff of 15 professionals. Key accomplishments: managed successful re-election campaigns in 1976 and 1978 with over 60% of the vote in each election. Enactment into law of two major legislative initiatives. Education
1968-1972-BA (Cum Laude). Harvard College
1964-1968-High School Diploma, Lawrenceville High School
PREPARED STATEMENT OF SENATOR STROM THURMOND
INTRODUCING CHARLES H. DALLARA
Mr. Chairman: I am pleased to be here today to introduce to the Committee Charles H Dallara, who has been nominated by President Bush to be Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs at the Department of the Treasury.
Mr. Dallara was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina. In 1970, he graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. Four years later, Mr. Dallara entered the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he received a Master of Arts in International Economics, and in Law and Diplomacy. In 1986, he received his Ph.D. in International Economics from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Mr. Dallara served in the United States Navy from 1970-1974. During his service, he was a gunnery officer, deck officer, navigator, legal officer, and personnel officer on the USS Sampson. Additionally, he served as an aide and Flag Lieutenant to Rear Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. in Newport, Rhode Island.
Mr. Dallara has had considerable experience in the area of international economic policy. Over the last 13 years, Mr Dallara has held several positions of responsibility at the Department of the Treasury. In these jobs, he has been generally responsible for international and domestic economic issues. Additionally, Mr. Dallara is currently the United States representative at the International Monetary Fund. I believe that his considerable experience will be most valuable to Mr. Dallara in the position to which he has been nominated. It is with much pride that I appear today to present this fine man to the Committee.
PREPARED STATEMENT OF SENATOR JOHN W. WARNER
INTRODUCING MRS. KAY COLES JAMES
Mr.Chairman, members of the committee, I appreciate having the opportunity to come before you today to present to the committee one of my constituents, a fine Virginian, Mrs. Kay Coles James, whom President Bush has nominated to be Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
I have known Kay for some years now, and while we have not always seen eye-toeye on every issue we have discussed, I have always been impressed by her understanding of the issues she presents, her sensitivity to my views when we disagreed, and her excellent presentment during our discussions.
Kay is a Virginian from the word "go", as her resume clearly indicates, having graduated from John Marshall high school in Richmond and going on to receive her Bachelor of Science Degree from Hampton Institute in Hampton, Virginia.
Kay is perhaps best known for her most recent position as Director of Public Af fairs for the National Right-To-Life committee. In the more than three years that she held this position, Kay articulately presented the Committee's views on perhaps the single-most controversial and contentious issue in public policy today. The position to which Kay has been nominated is to be Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs, and I believe she is well-qualified for that post.
INTRODUCING CHARLES DALLARA
Mr. Chairman, it is a great pleasure to return here today to introduce again to your committee Dr. Charles Dallara, President Bush's nominee to be Assistant Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs.
First, let me welcome to the Senate Dr. Dallara's wife Carolyn and his two children, Stephen and Emily.
It seems like it was just last week that we were all together for Dr. Dallara's last confirmation hearing. In fact it was over six months ago, and in a different administration.
Dr. Dallara comes to this position with an impressive array of experience and background. Dr. Dallara served our country in the United States Navy in the early 1970s as an admiral's aide and a flag lieutenant to a rear admiral, serving as execu tive assistant with a variety of duties, including flotilla watch officer at sea. This coincided with my tenure as Secretary of the Navy so I can personally attest to how hard we worked the flag lieutenants and admirals' aides.
Dr. Dallara received his Masters of Arts in international economics, Masters of Arts in law and diplomacy, and his Doctorate of Philosophy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University.
After receiving his Masters Degrees in 1975 and 1976, Dr. Dallara came to Washington to work in the Treasury's Office of International Monetary Affairs as an International Economist.
Mr. Chairman, that important position was just the beginning of Dr. Dallara's Washington career. He has been working in the Treasury, specializing in interna