Nomination of John R. Berg To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy


October 21, 1988


The President today announced his intention to nominate John R. Berg to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Conservation and Renewable Energy). He would succeed Donna R. Fitzpatrick.


Since 1986 Mr. Berg has been Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy at the Department of Energy in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was a government services manager (1982 - 1986) and served as product manager at 3M Co., in St. Paul, MN (1974 - 1976).


Mr. Berg graduated from the College of St. Thomas (B.S., 1954) and Iowa State University (Ph.D., 1961). He was born April 24, 1932, in Chippewa Falls, WI. He is married, has four children, and resides in Arlington, VA.