The President today announced two persons whom he will nominate to be members of the Federal Election Commission (FEC). They are:
Thomas E. Harris, of Alexandria, Va., for reappointment to a term expiring April 30, 1985. Harris, 66, has been a member of the FEC since 1975. From 1948 to 1975, he was associate general counsel with the CIO, then the AFLCIO.
Harris received an LL.B. from Columbia Law School in 1935. He practiced law with several firms and also worked for the Justice Department, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Office of Price Administration before joining the CIO.
Frank P. Reiche, of Princeton, N.J., for a term expiring April 30, 1985. He would replace Vernon W. Thomson, whose term is expiring.
Reiche, 49, is an attorney specializing in taxation and estate planning, and chairman of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
He received an LL.B. from Columbia Law School in 1959, and also holds a master's degree in foreign affairs from George Washington University and a master of laws degree in taxation from New York University Law School. He has been with the Princeton firm of Smith, Stratton & Wise since 1962.
Reiche was a member of New Jersey Governor William T. Cahill's Tax Policy Committee from 1970 to 1972. He was a Republican county committeeman for 8 years.