Appointments, April 14, 1983

Appointment of Lawrence F. O'Donnell as United States Representative to the Western Interstate Nuclear Board

April 14, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Lawrence F. O'Donnell to be the Representative of the United States on the Western Interstate Nuclear Board. He would succeed Jack Westland.

Mr. O'Donnell is president and founder of Senior Policy Associates, Inc., a consulting firm. Previously he was director of public affairs, director of advanced planning, and assistant to the president at General Atomic Co. in San Diego, Calif. (1972 - 1982). He was Special Assistant to the Commissioner of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission in 1966 - 1972.

He graduated from Harvard College (A.B.) and attended Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He is married, has six children, and resides in La Jolla, Calif. He was born August 2, 1928, in Taunton, Mass.

Appointment of Kenneth T. Wright as United States Commissioner of the Bear River Commission

April 14, 1983

The President today announced his intention to appoint Kenneth T. Wright to be United States Commissioner on the Bear River Commission. He will succeed Wallace N. Jibson.

Mr. Wright is a partner in the firm of Menaker, Dangerfield & Wright (advertising/product development) in Chicago, Ill. In addition, he is a ranch owner and operator in Island Park, Idaho. Previously he was a partner in the firm of Wainwright, Smyth & Wright in 1970 - 1977 and was vice president and management director for Leo Burnett Co., Advertising in 1958 - 1970.

Mr. Wright graduated from Amherst College (B.A., 1952) and Stanford University (M.B.A., 1954). He is married, has four children, and resides in Kenilworth, Ill. He was born March 29, 1931, in Chicago, Ill.