Nominations & Appointments, November 10, 1982

Nomination of Two Members of the United States International Trade Commission

November 10, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the United States International Trade Commission:

Enrique J. Leon would serve for the remainder of the term expiring December 16, 1982, vice Eugene J. Frank. He will also be nominated for a term expiring December 16, 1991. He is a practicing attorney at law in New York and New Jersey. Since 1973 he has been professor of international finance at Fairleigh Dickinson University and professor of management at Pace University. He was president of Leonso Corp. in 1972 - 1975. He graduated from the University of Havana, Social and Political Science School (Ph. D., 1944), New York University (M.B.A., 1963), Havana University School of Law (J.D., 1937) and Spain University School of Law (LL.B., 1972). He is married and resides in New York City. He was born December 22, 1913.

Susan Wittenberg Liebeler would serve for the remainder of the term expiring December 16, 1988. She would succeed Michael J. Calhoun. She has been serving as professor of law at Loyola Law School since 1973. She was Special Counsel to the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, John S. R. Shad, in 1981 - 1982; consultant to the U.S. Railway Association in 1975; consultant to the Environmental Protection Agency in 1974; and general counsel for Verit Industries in Beverly Hills, Calif., in 1972 - 1973. She graduated from the University of Michigan (B.A., 1963) and UCLA Law School (LL.B., 1966). She is married, has three children, and resides in Malibu, Calif. She was born July 3, 1942.

Appointment of John F. Duffy as a Member of the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board

November 10, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint John F. Duffy as a member of the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board, Department of Justice, for the remainder of the term expiring November 6, 1983. He would succeed Lloyd Edgar Ohlin.

Mr. Duffy is currently serving as sheriff of San Diego County. He was appointed a deputy sheriff for San Diego County in 1953 and was promoted through the ranks, serving throughout the county in a variety of assignments. He was first elected as sheriff in 1970 and was reelected in 1974, 1978, and 1982. He is president of the Washington-based Police Executive Research Forum. He serves on the board of directors and is also chairman of the Law & Legislative Committee of the National Sheriffs' Association.

He is married, has four children, and resides in San Diego, Calif. He was born June 10, 1930.

Recess Appointment of Martha O. Hesse as an Assistant Secretary of Energy

November 10, 1982

The President today announced his granting of a recess appointment to Martha O. Hesse as an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Management and Administration). She succeeds William S. Heffelfinger, who has resigned.

Ms. Hesse is Executive Director of the President's Task Force on Management Reform. Prior to that she was Associate Deputy Secretary of Commerce. From 1969 to 1981, she was director and chief operating officer of SEI Information Technology, a consulting firm. Ms. Hesse was director of the Division of Data Management for the American Hospital Association in 1966 - 1969. From 1964 to 1966, she was a research analyst for Blue Shield Association.

Ms. Hesse attended the University of Iowa from 1960 to 1964 and received her M.B.A. degree from the University of Chicago in 1979. She is 40 years old.