Nominations & Appointments, June 21, 1983

Nomination of William Patrick Collins To Be Under Secretary of Energy

June 21, 1983

The President today announced his intention to nominate William Patrick Collins to be Under Secretary of Energy. He would succeed Guy W. Fiske.

Mr. Collins is currently vice president of political affairs at the National Association of Home Builders. Previously he served as: assistant to the senior adviser, office of executive branch management, Reagan Presidential transition (November 1980 - January 1981); director of political affairs, National Association of Home Builders (1979 - 1980); administrative assistant to Congressman Ron Marlenee (1976 - 1979); legislative assistant to Congressman Alan Steelman (1973 - 1976); and national field director, Raymond V. Humphreys Associates, political consultants (1971 - 1972).

Mr. Collins attended Carroll College (1964 - 1967) and graduated from the University of Montana (B.A., 1968). He resides in Alexandria, Va., and was born March 16, 1946, in Washington, D.C.

Appointment of Two United States Members of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission

June 21, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members, on the part of the United States of America, of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission:

Herbert A. Larkins is currently Regional Director of the National Marine Fisheries Service. Previously he served as Division Director (1979 - 1980) and Deputy Division Director (1975 - 1978) of the Northwest and Alaska Fisheries Center; and as Coordinator of International Fishery Research at the National Marine Fisheries Service (1973 - 1975). Mr. Larkins graduated from Michigan State University (B.S., 1956). He is married, has two children, and resides in Edmonds, Wash. He was born October 11, 1934. He would succeed William G. Saletic.

Rolland Schmitten is currently deputy chief of staff of legislative affairs in the office of the Governor of Washington. Previously he was director, State Department of Fisheries (1981 - 1983); State Representative, Washington House of Representatives (1976 - 1981); and owner-manager, Schmitten Lumber Co. (1977 - 1982). Mr. Schmitten graduated from Washington State University (B.S., 1966). He is married, has three children, and resides in Olympia, Wash. He was born August 26, 1944. He would succeed Gordon Sandison.