The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald Robert Quartel, Jr., to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for the term expiring June 30, 1994. He would succeed Edward J. Philbin.
Since 1983 Mr. Quartel has served as president of D.R. Quartel Jr., Inc. in Washington, DC, and Orlando, FL. In addition, he ran for the 11th Congressional District in Florida in 1984, and he served as deputy director for domestic policy during the 1980 Bush campaign.
Mr. Quartel graduated from Rice University (B.A., 1973) and Yale University School of Organization and Management (M.P.P.M., 1978). He was born April 19, 1950, in Richmond, VA. Mr. Quartel is married, has two children, and resides in Washington, DC, and Orlando, FL.