Nominations, September 21, 1984

Nomination of Francis Stephen Ruddy To Be United States Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea

September 21, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Francis Stephen Ruddy, of Texas, as Ambassador to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea. He would succeed Alan M. Hardy.

Mr. Ruddy was with the United States Information Agency as Assistant General Counsel (1969 - 1972) and Deputy General Counsel and Congressional Liaison (1973 - 1974). In 1972 - 1973 he was senior attorney of the Office of Telecommunications Policy, Executive Office of the President. He was counsel at Exxon in Houston, TX, in 1974 - 1981. Since 1981 he has been Assistant Administrator at the Agency for International Development, Washington, DC.

Mr. Ruddy graduated from Holy Cross College (A.B., 1959), New York University (M.A. 1962; LL.M., 1967), Loyola University Law School (LL.B., 1965), and Cambridge University (Ph.D., 1969). His foreign language is French. He was born September 15, 1937, in Jamaica, NY.

Nomination of the United States Representative and Alternate Representatives to the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency

September 21, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate the following individuals as the Representative and the Alternate Representatives of the United States of America to the 28th Session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna, September 24 - 28):

Representative:

Richard T. Kennedy, Ambassador at Large and Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Alternate Representatives:

Helmut A. Merklein, an Assistant Secretary of Energy (International Affairs);

Nunzio J. Palladino, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; and

Richard Salisbury Williamson, Representative of the United States to the Vienna Office of the United Nations and Deputy Representative of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency.