Presidential Libraries

Presidential Personnel Transition Interviews

This office is one of seven White House offices identified by the White House Transition Project. These oral history interviews explore the organization and activities of these offices within the Nixon, Carter, George H. W. Bush and Clinton administrations. They also describe the transition experiences of each office.

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Courtesy of Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Naylor Cope (1956 - )
Special Assistant to the President and Associate Director of Presidential Personnel, 1991-93, Bush Administration.

Frederic V. Malek (1936 - )
Deputy Under Secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1969-1970; White House Special Assistant for Personnel, 1970-1973; Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget, 1973-1974, Nixon Administration.

Arnie Miller (1940 - )
Maryland state coordinator, Jimmy Carter Presidential Campaign Committee, 1976; Director of the Presidential Personnel Office, 1978-1981, Carter Administration.

Bob Nash (1947 - )
Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Personnel, 1995-2001, Clinton Administration.

Charles G. (Chase) Untermeyer (1946 - )
Served as Executive Assistant to Vice President George H. W. Bush, 1981; Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy to Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1983-1988; Personnel Director, Bush Transition Team, 1988; Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Personnel, 1989-1991; Director, Voice of America, 1991, Bush Administration.