Nominations, April 27, 1981

Nomination of Bernard J. Wunder, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

April 27, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Bernard J. Wunder Jr., to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information.

Since February 1981 Mr. Wunder has been associate minority counsel, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives. In 1980 - 81 he was chief counsel and staff director, Subcommittee on Communication, Committee on Energy and Commerce. Mr. Wunder was associate minority counsel, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, in 1979 - 80. He served as minority counsel in 1975 - 79.

In 1973 - 75 Mr. Wunder was an attorney with the firm of Hull, Towill, Norman, Barrett & Johnson of Augusta, Ga. He was administrative assistant to Representative James M. Collins (R-Tex.) in 1970 and legislative assistant in 1969 - 70.

Mr. Wunder was graduated from The Citadel (B.A., 1965) and University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 1973). He served in the United States Air Force in 1965 - 69 and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and two Air Force Commendation Medals.

Mr. Wunder is married, has two children, and resides in Dumfries, Va. He was born in Baltimore, Md., on December 13, 1943.

Nomination of Herman E. Roser To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy

April 27, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Herman E. Roser to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Defense Programs).

Mr. Roser has been Manager of the Department of Energy's Albuquerque Operations (ALO) since 1975. He had been Deputy Manager in 1972 - 75. As Manager of ALO, Mr. Roser was responsible for field coordination and direction of the nation's nuclear weapons production program as well as for energy research and development programs at Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Scientific Laboratory.

On September 17, 1980, Mr. Roser was one of the first recipients of the Presidential rank awards as Meritorious Executive from the Department of Energy. In August 1979, he was awarded the DOE Exceptional Service Award. He is also the recipient of the DOE Special Achievement Award and the Atomic Energy Commission's Distinguished Service Award.

Mr. Roser joined the Atomic Energy Commission at Los Alamos, N. Mex., in 1961 as Assistant Area Manager for Community Affairs. He was Deputy Manager from 1964 to 1967 and was named Area Manager in 1967. From 1948 until he joined the AEC, Mr. Roser was with the Zia Co. of Los Alamos.

Mr. Roser is married, has two children, and resides in Albuquerque, N. Mex. He was born in San Marcial, N. Mex., on August 5, 1922.

Nomination of J. Erich Evered To Be Administrator of the Energy Information Administration

April 27, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate J. Erich Evered to be Administrator of the Energy Information Administration, Department of Energy.

Mr. Evered is a petroleum engineer and geologist, currently geotechnical division manager for CER Corp., an energy resource consulting and project management company based in Las Vegas, Nev. He joined CER in 1978. His responsibilities included management of the firm's oil and gas consulting business, as well as management of a multimillion dollar research program in unconventional natural gas supply.

In 1976 - 78 Mr. Evered served in Washington as energy adviser to Senator Dewey F. Bartlett (R-Okla.). He was previously with Phillips Petroleum Co. and C & K Petroleum, Inc., in Oklahoma and Texas.

Mr. Evered was graduated from the University of Oklahoma (B.S., 1974). He is married and was born in Webb City, Mo., on August 27, 1953.

Nomination of Robert J. Rubin To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services

April 27, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert J. Rubin to be Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Planning and Evaluation).

Dr. Rubin is a physician, specializing in nephrology. He was chief of the renal division of Lemuel Shattuck Hospital in Boston, Mass., and also served as assistant dean for government affairs, Tufts University School of Medicine. Since 1979 Dr. Rubin has been a consultant to the U.S. Senate Committee on Human Resources, where he worked closely with Senator Schweiker in developing health legislation. In 1972 - 74 he was epidemic intelligence officer, Respiratory Disease and Special Pathogens Viral Diseases Division, Center for Disease Control.

Dr. Rubin was graduated from Williams College (A.B., 1966) and Cornell University Medical College (M.D., 1970).

Dr. Rubin is married, has two children, and resides in Lexington, Mass. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on February 7, 1946.

Nomination of Richard D. Erb To Be United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund

April 27, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard D. Erb to be United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund for a term of 2 years.

Dr. Erb is currently resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. In addition to his work at AEI, he also serves as a consultant to the Comptroller of the Currency.

In 1976 - 77 he was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Developing Nations Finance, Department of the Treasury. Dr. Erb was international affairs fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, and resident economist, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, in 1974 - 76. In 1971 - 74 he served as staff assistant to the president and director for international monetary affairs, Council on International Economic Policy. Dr. Erb was a consultant with Arthur D. Little, Inc., in 1969 - 71.

He was graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A., 1963) and Stanford University (Ph. D., 1967).

Dr. Erb is married to the former Joanna Reed Shelton. He was born in Wantagh, N.Y., on April 15, 1941.