The President today announced that he is nominating Louis F. Moret, of Los Angeles, Calif., to be Director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact at the Energy Department. The President announced his intention to nominate Moret for this position on May 5, 1979, in Los Angeles.
Moret has been Director of the Office of Minority Business Enterprise at the Commerce Department since 1977.
He was born October 18, 1944, in Los Angeles. He received a B.A. in sociology from Whittier College in 1972 and an M.P.A. from the University of Southern California in 1976.
In 1972 Moret was southern California Chicano coordinator for Hubert H. Humphrey's Presidential campaign, and campaign manager for Richard Alatorre's campaign for the assembly. In 1975 he was campaign manager for Edward Avila's campaign for councilman, and served as vice president for public affairs for the National Economic Development Association.
From 1975 to 1976, Moret was affirmative action officer for the Montebello Unified School District in Montebello, Calif. In 1976 and 1977, he was chief of staff for California Assemblyman Richard Alatorre.