Nomination of Ernest C. Baynard III To Be an Assistant
Secretary of Energy
February 5, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Ernest C. Baynard III to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy
(Environment, Safety, and Health) at the Department of Energy. He would succeed
Mary L. Walker.
1986 Mr. Baynard has been of counsel at the law firm
of Newman & Holtzinger, P.C., in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he was
Deputy General Counsel for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 1984 -
1986, and Associate Solicitor for the Division of Surface Mining at the
Department of the Interior, 1983 - 1984. He was with
the law firm of Connole & O'Connell as partner,
1980 - 1983, and as an associate, 1972 - 1980.
Baynard graduated from Trinity College (B.A., 1966) and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1971). He was
born August 8, 1944, in Washington, DC. He served in the
United States Navy, 1966 - 1968. Mr. Baynard is
married, has four children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.