Nominations, February 4, 1982

Nomination of James C. Sanders To Be Administrator of the Small Business Administration

February 4, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate James C. Sanders to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration. He would succeed Michael Cardenas, whose resignation the President has accepted.

Mr. Sanders started his career as an insurance broker with the Aetna Life & Casualty Co., San Francisco, Calif., in 1950. In 1951 he cofounded the insurance partnership of Sanders & Sullivan in San Jose, Calif. He became president of Sanders & Sullivan in 1965 and served in that capacity until 1979. At that time Sanders & Sullivan merged into Corroon & Black, national and international insurance brokers. He later served as chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. Sanders is currently Associate Administrator for Management Assistance, Small Business Administration.

Mr. Sanders is an engineering graduate from the University of Kansas and attended Stanford as a post graduate. He served in the United States Navy in 1944 - 47. He has five children and resides in San Jose, Calif. He was born November 7, 1926, in Kansas City, Mo.

Nomination of Tony E. Gallegos To Be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

February 4, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate Tony E. Gallegos to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 1984. He would succeed Daniel E. Leach.

Since 1952 Mr. Gallegos has been with Douglas Aircraft Co. of California. During the 29 years with Douglas Aircraft Co., Mr. Gallegos has held various management positions, most recently that of manager of the equal opportunity programs.

He has served as president of the Mexican-American Opportunity Foundation in Los Angeles, Calif. He has also served as chairman of the board of directors of American GI Forum, Veteran Outreach Program.

Mr. Gallegos graduated from Bisttram Art Institute (B.A., 1951). He is married, has two children, and resides in Pico Rivera, Calif. He was born February 13, 1924, in Montrose, Colo.