Nominations, May 20, 1981

Nomination of F. E. DuBois III To Be an Assistant Secretary of Labor

May 20, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate F. E. ``Bill'' DuBois III to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.

Mr. DuBois' background encompasses 23 years of diversified experience in the mining industry. Since 1975 he has been Nevada State Inspector of Mines, Carson City, Nev. In this position he was responsible for enforcement and industry compliance with Nevada revised statutes regulating mine health and safety. Mr. DuBois began his career in 1958 as a surveyor with Isbell Construction Co., Reno, Nev., and has taken an active role in mine activities at a variety of levels including exploration, land-use engineer, metallurgical consultant, mine lease operator, right-of-way consultants, and general manager of a mine exploration company.

Mr. DuBois was graduated from the University of Nevada at Reno, Mackay School of Mines (B.S., 1964). He is a member of the American Institute of Mining Engineers.

Mr. DuBois is married, has two children, and resides in Fallon, Nev. He was born May 9, 1933, in La Jolla, Calif.

Nomination of Charles E. Lord To Be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States

May 20, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles E. Lord to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Mr. Lord will also serve as Vice Chairman.

Since 1979 Mr. Lord has served as Senior Advisor to the Comptroller of the Currency. He was director of institutional relations and alumni programs, Yale University, in 1976-79. Previously he held various positions with the Hartford National Bank and Trust Co. Mr. Lord was assistant vice president in 1957; vice president in 1959; manager of Constitution Plaza office and the international department in 1962; senior vice president, loan and investment division, in 1966; president in 1967; and chief executive officer in 1972. In addition, Mr. Lord was elected president of Hartford National Corp. in 1969; vice chairman in 1972; president and chief executive officer in 1975.

Mr. Lord is a member of the Banker's Association for Foreign Trade and served as director in 1969 - 71. He was also chairman of the Connecticut Regional Export Expansion Council of the Department of Commerce in 1969 - 71.

Mr. Lord was graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1949; M.A.H., 1976). He is married, has four children, and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born April 26, 1928, in New York City.

Nomination of Robert A. Rowland To Be a Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

May 20, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert A. Rowland to be a member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.

Since 1962 Mr. Rowland has been in private law practice in Austin, Tex. He was assistant attorney general of Texas in 1958 - 62.

Mr. Rowland was State vice chairman of the Reagan for President Committee during the 1980 Presidential primary campaign and was a member of the State steering committee for the Reagan - Bush Committee during the general election campaign.

Mr. Rowland was graduated from the University of Texas (B.S., LL.B., 1958). He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

Mr. Rowland is married, has two children, and resides in Austin, Tex. He was born March 23, 1932, in Houston, Tex.

Nomination of Walter D. Weaver To Be Federal Insurance Administrator

May 20, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Walter D. Weaver to be Federal Insurance Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Since 1977 Mr. Weaver has been director, Department of Insurance, State of Nebraska. In 1974 - 77 he was corporate secretary and general counsel to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska in Omaha. During that time he also served as acting president, corporate transportation officer, and senior vice president, legal and customer service division. Mr. Weaver was professor, College of Public Affairs, University of Nebraska at Omaha, in 1971 - 73. In 1968 - 71 he served as executive director, Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. He was deputy prosecuting attorney, Lancaster County, Nebr., in 1962 - 68.

Mr. Weaver was graduated from the University of Nebraska (B.S., 1960) and Creighton University School of Law (J.D., 1962). He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1945 - 49 and in 1950 - 51.

Mr. Weaver is married, has three children, and resides in Plattsmouth, Nebr. He was born December 31, 1927, in Callaway, Nebr.