Nomination of James Kilburn Asselstine To Be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

April 20, 1982

The President today announced his intention to nominate James Kilburn Asselstine to be a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 1982, and also for the full 5-year term expiring June 30, 1987. He would succeed Peter Amory Bradford.

Since January 1981, he has been serving as associate counsel, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. He was minority counsel, Nuclear Regulation Subcommittee, Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, in 1978 - 1981. He was a staff attorney in the Regulations Division, Office of the Executive Legal Director, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, in 1977 - 1978. He served as assistant counsel, Congressional Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, in 1975 - 1977 and was legal intern and staff attorney, Atomic Safety and Licensing Appeal Panel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, in 1973 - 1975.

Mr. Asselstine graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (B.A., 1970) and the University of Virginia (J.D., 1973). He is married and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born June 7, 1948.