Designation of Jean F. Ross as the United States Commissioner of the Upper Colorado River Commission

April 20, 1984

The President today announced his intention to designate Jean F. Ross as the United States Commissioner on the Upper Colorado River Commission. He will succeed Hugh P. Dugan.

Mr. Ross is a partner in the law firm of Saunders, Snyder, Ross & Dickson in Denver, CO. Prior to joining the firm in 1966, he was staff attorney for the board of water commissioners of the city and county of Denver.

He is a member of the National Water Resources Association, the American Bar Association, National Resources Law Section, and the Colorado Bar Association, water section. Since 1959 he has been a member of the Colorado Water Congress.

Mr. Ross graduated from Yale College (A.B., 1953) and the University of Michigan Law School (LL.B., 1956). He is married, has two children, and resides in Littleton, CO. He was born January 1, 1931, in Colorado Springs, CO.