Designation of Theodore J. Garrish as an Acting Assistant Secretary of Energy

February 28, 1985

The President today designated Theodore J. Garrish, General Counsel of the Department of Energy, to be Acting Assistant Secretary for Congressional, Intergovernmental, and Public Affairs of the Department of Energy, effective March 1, 1985.

Mr. Garrish has been serving as General Counsel since May 1983 and was previously a special assistant to the Secretary of Energy in 1982. He was legislative counsel at the Department of the Interior in 1981 - 1982; partner in the Washington, DC, law firm of Deane, Snowdon, Shutler, Garrish, and Gherardi in 1978 - 1981; General Counsel at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in 1976 - 1978; assistant to the Secretary of the Interior in 1976 and 1974 - 1975; assistant to the Special Counsel, the White House, in 1974; and senior trial attorney and chief of the advertising evaluation section at the Federal Trade Commission in 1973 - 1974.

He graduated from the University of Michigan (A.B., 1964) and Wayne State University (J.D., 1968). He has two children and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born January 6, 1943, in Detroit, MI.