Nomination of Salvatore R. Martoche To Be a Member of the National Mediation Board


April 19, 1988


The President today announced his intention to nominate Salvatore R. Martoche to be a member of the National Mediation Board for the term expiring July 1, 1991. He would succeed Helen M. Witt.


Since 1986 Mr. Martoche has been Assistant Secretary for Enforcement at the Department of Labor. Prior to this, he was United States Attorney for the Western District of New York, 1982 - 1986. He has also been a member of the Attorney General's Advisory Committee, 1983 - 1986; serving as Vice Chairman, 1984, and Chairman, 1985. Mr. Martoche was an attorney in private practice, 1969 - 1982, and assistant counsel to the majority for the New York State Senate, 1974 - 1982. From 1972 to 1981, he was the administrator for the Erie County Bar Association of the Pre-Trial Services Agency, Inc.


Mr. Martoche graduated from Canisius College (B.S., 1962) and the University of North Dakota School of Law (J.D., 1967). He was born October 12, 1940, in Buffalo, NY. He is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.