Nominations, July 8, 1981

Nomination of Guy W. Fiske To Be Under Secretary of Energy

July 8, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Guy W. Fiske to be Under Secretary of Energy, vice John Mark Deutch, resigned.

Since 1977 Mr. Fiske has been executive vice president and director of the General Dynamics Corp., St. Louis, Mo. He was also chairman of the Asbestos Corp., Ltd. In 1972 - 77 he was corporate vice president and group executive of the International Telephone and Telegraph Corp. He was product line manager-worldwide in 1969 - 72 and product line manager-worldwide, controls and instruments, electrical and electronic devices, electronic components and plastics, in 1968 - 69. Mr. Fiske was manager, specialty equipment operation and computer support services, information systems equipment division, General Electric Co., Phoenix, Ariz. He was with General Electric for 20 years.

Mr. Fiske graduated from Brown University (B.A., 1943). He is married, has three children, and resides in St. Louis, Mo. Mr. Fiske was born September 28, 1924, in Upton, Mass.

Nomination of Kenneth L. Adelman To Be United States Deputy Representative to the United Nations

July 8, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Kenneth L. Adelman, of Virginia, as the Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador. He would succeed William J. vanden Heuvel, who has resigned.

Dr. Adelman was Legislative Officer at the Department of Commerce in 1968 - 70. In 1970 - 72 he was with the Office of Economic Opportunity as Special Assistant to the Director of VISTA, and also to the Director of Congressional Relations. He was Congressional Liaison Officer at the Agency for International Development in 1975 - 76, and in 1976 - 77 he was Assistant to the Secretary of Defense.

Dr. Adelman was researching for his dissertation at Georgetown University and at Kinshasa, Zaire, in 1972 - 75. Since 1977 he has been senior political scientist at the Strategic Studies Center of SRI International in Arlington, Va. He has also done freelance writing since 1977.

Dr. Adelman graduated from Grinnel College (B.A., 1967) and Georgetown University (M.S., 1969; Ph. D., 1975). He is the author of ``African Realities'' and a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Dr. Adelman is married, has two children, and resides in Arlington, Va. He was born June 9, 1946, in Chicago, Ill.

Nomination of Marshall Brement To Be United States Ambassador to Iceland

July 8, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Marshall Brement, of Arizona, to be Ambassador to Iceland. He would succeed Richard A. Ericson, Jr., who has retired.

Mr. Brement entered the Foreign Service in 1956 as staff assistant in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He attended Chinese language training in Taichung in 1958 - 60, and was political officer in Hong Kong in 1960 - 63. In 1963 - 64 he attended Russian language training at the Foreign Service Institute. He was political officer in Moscow in 1964 - 66. He attended the National Institute of Public Affairs at Stanford University in 1966 - 67. He was chief of the political section in Singapore (1967 - 70), counselor for public affairs in Jakarta (1970 - 73), counselor for public affairs in Saigon (1973 - 74), counselor for political affairs in Moscow (1974 - 76), and in Madrid (1977 - 79). In 1979 - 80 Mr. Brement was staff member, National Security Council at the White House. He served in the U.S. Air Force in 1952 - 54.

Mr. Brement graduated from Brooklyn College (B.A., 1952) and the University of Maryland (M.A., 1955). His foreign languages are Russian, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), French, Spanish, and Indonesian. Mr. Brement is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, D.C. He was born January 10, 1932, in New York, N.Y.

Nomination of David Eugene Zweifel To Be United States Ambassador to the Yemen Arab Republic

July 8, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate David Eugene Zweifel, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to the Yemen Arab Republic. He would succeed George M. Lane, who is being assigned as diplomat-in-residence at Portland State University.

Mr. Zweifel entered the Foreign Service in 1962 as political officer in Rio de Janeiro. In 1965 - 67 he was personnel officer in the Department. He attended Arabic language training in Beirut in 1967 - 68. He was Consul in Amman (1969 - 70), political officer in Mexico City (1971 - 74), and Deputy Chief of Mission in Muscat (1974 - 76). He attended the National War College in 1976 - 77. Mr. Zweifel was Deputy Director for Egyptian Affairs in the Department in 1977 - 79, and since 1979 he has been Deputy Chief of Mission in Amman.

Mr. Zweifel graduated from Oregon State University (B.S., 1957). He served in the U.S. Navy as lieutenant in 1957 - 62, serving as Naval ROTC instructor at Princeton University in 1960 - 62. His foreign languages are Portuguese, Arabic, Spanish, and French. Mr. Zweifel is married, has two children, and resides in Chevy Chase, Md. He was born September 13, 1934, in Denver, Colo.

Nomination of David Anderson To Be United States Ambassador to Yugoslavia

July 8, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate David Anderson, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. He would succeed Lawrence S. Eagleburger, who has been named Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs.

Mr. Anderson entered the Foreign Service in 1959 as intelligence research analyst, then management analyst in the Department. In 1961 - 62 he attended Serbo-Croatian language training at the Foreign Service Institute. He was political officer in Belgrade (1962 - 65), in Bamako (1965 - 67), in the United States Mission at Berlin (1967 - 70), in Brussels-US-NATO (1970 - 71), and in Bonn (1971 - 75). In the Department, he was Director of the Office of Central European Affairs (1975 - 77), and Deputy Executive Secretary (1977 - 78). Since 1978 he has been assistant chief of mission in the United States Mission at Berlin.

Mr. Anderson graduated from Union College (B.A., 1958) and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (M.A., 1959). His languages are French, German, Serbo-Croatian, and some knowledge of Russian. Mr. Anderson was born January 3, 1937, in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.