Nomination of Ronald S. Cass To Be a Member of the United States International Trade Commission

February 19, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Ronald S. Cass to be a member of the United States International Trade Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 16, 1987. He will succeed Paula Stern. He will also be nominated for the term expiring June 16, 1996, which is a reappointment.

Since 1981 Mr. Cass has been a professor at Boston University School of Law in Boston, MA. Previously he was an assistant professor of law at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, from 1976 to 1981. He was a law clerk to Collins J. Seitz, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1973 - 1974. He also was a consultant to the Administrative Conference of the United States, 1980 - 1984.

Mr. Cass graduated from the University of Virginia (B.A., 1970) and the University of Chicago (J.D., 1973). He is married, has two children, and currently resides in Wellesley, MA. Mr. Cass was born August 8, 1949, in Washington, DC.