Nominations & Appointments, July 31, 1985

Nomination of Donna R. Fitzpatrick To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy

July 31, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Donna R. Fitzpatrick to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Conservation and Renewable Energy). She would succeed Joseph J. Tribble.

Miss Fitzpatrick is presently serving as Acting Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy at the Department of Energy. Previously she was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy in 1984 - 1985. She was a sole practitioner in the general practice of law and a consultant to the Secretary and Under Secretary of Energy in 1983 - 1984. She was an associate attorney (1980 - 1983) and a legal assistant (1976 - 1980) with the firm of O'Connor & Hannan.

She graduated from the American University (B.S., 1972) and George Washington University (J.D., 1980). She was born May 9, 1948, in Washington, DC, where she now resides.

Nomination of Anthony G. Sousa To Be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

July 31, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Anthony G. Sousa to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy, for a term expiring October 20, 1988. This is a reappointment.

Mr. Sousa has been a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission since 1981. Previously he was vice president and general counsel of the Hawaiian Telephone Co., a subsidiary of General Telephone & Electronics Corp., in 1973 - 1981. In 1968 - 1973 he was counsel, later senior counsel, and finally administrative law judge with the California Public Utilities Commission. Mr. Sousa worked with the U.S. Steel Corp. in 1967. From 1959 to 1967, he worked in the traffic department and was later Western regional distribution manager with Thomas J. Lipton, Inc., of San Francisco, CA. Prior to 1959, he was manager of trade promotion and documentation at the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

He graduated from St. Luiz Gonzaga College (B.A., 1945) and the University of San Francisco Law School (J.D., 1966). Mr. Sousa is married, has three children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born in Hong Kong, China, on August 8, 1927.

Appointment of Calvin M. Whitesell as a Commissioner of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Commission

July 31, 1985

The President today announced his intention to appoint Calvin M. Whitesell to be a Commissioner of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Commission. He will succeed Anna M. Rosenberg.

Mr. Whitesell is an attorney with the law firm of Whitesell, Morrow and Romine in Montgomery, AL. He is a member of the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association and of the American Bar Association Committee on Governmentally Assisted Housing Programs. He served as a special assistant attorney general of Alabama in 1973 - 1979.

He graduated from the University of Alabama (J.D., 1951). He is married, has three children, and resides in Montgomery, AL. He was born November 22, 1926, in Bainbridge, GA.