April 24, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Alan ``Punch'' Green, Jr., to be a Federal Maritime Commissioner for a term expiring June 30, 1984, vice Leslie Lazar Kanuk. Upon confirmation, the President intends to designate Mr. Green Chairman.

Mr. Green is president and commissioner, Port of Portland, Portland, Oreg. He has been president since 1974 and a member since 1970.

Previously he was a member of the board of directors of Equitable Savings & Loan, Portland, Oreg.; secretary-treasurer of the Southern Oregon Battery & Supply Co., Inc.; member of the board of directors of Comprehensive Care, Inc., Newport Beach, Calif.; chairman of the board, Western Batteries, Inc., Beaverton, Oreg.; and chairman of the board, Tom Benson Glass Co., Inc., Portland, Oreg.

Mr. Green was graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1949). He served in the U.S. Army in 1943-45. Mr. Green is married, has three children, and resides with his family in Portland, Oreg. He was born in Portland on May 1, 1925.