Nomination of William
Evans To Be an Under Secretary of Commerce
February 11, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate William Evans to be Under
Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere. This is a new position.
1986 Dr. Evans has been Assistant Administrator of the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for Fisheries in Washington, DC, and is currently
Chairman of the Marine Mammal Commission, 1984 - present. Prior to this he was
executive director and senior scientist for Hubbs-Sea
World Research Institute, 1977 - 1986. He was head of the bioanalysis
group of the biosystems division at the Naval Undersea Center, 1974 - 1976, and
advance study fellow and visiting scientist for the National Marine Fisheries
Service at the Southwest Fisheries Center, 1972 - 1974.
Evans graduated from Bowling Green State University (B.S., 1953), Ohio State University (M.A., 1954), and the University of California at Los Angeles (Ph.D., 1975). He was
born October 11, 1930, in Elkhart, IN. He is married, has two
sons, and currently resides in Silver Spring, MD.
Nomination of Daniel G. Amstutz for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as Chief
United States Agricultural Negotiator for the Multilateral Trade Negotiations
February 11, 1988
President today announced his intention to nominate Daniel G. Amstutz for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of
service as chief agricultural negotiator in the Uruguay round of multilateral
1983 Mr. Amstutz has been Under Secretary of
Agriculture for International Affairs and Commodity Programs, in Washington, DC. Prior to this he was a
general partner with Goldman, Sachs and Company, 1978 - 1982. From 1972 to
1978, he was president of Cargill Investor Services, Inc. Mr. Amstutz has also served on the trade expansion subcommittee
of the President's Export Council, the administration's trade policy review
group, and the Advisory Committee for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
He is also a member of the National Commission on Agricultural Trade and Export
Amstutz graduated from Ohio State University (B.S., 1954). He was
born November 8, 1932, in Cleveland, OH, and resides in Arlington, VA.