The President today announced that he will nominate Bertram R. Cottine, of Washington, D.C., to be a member of the Occupational Health and Safety Review Commission. He would replace Robert D. Moran, term expired.
Cottine was born April 2, 1947, in Kingston, N.Y. He received a J.D. from Boston University School of Law in 1972.
From 1972 to 1975, Cottine was a staff attorney and staff associate for the Occupational Health Research Group of Public Citizen. From 1975 to 1977, he was an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center: deputy director of the D.C. Project: Community Legal Assistance and Street Law; and project coordinator and attorney on Law and the Developmentally Disabled.
Since April 1977, Cottine has been Special Assistant for Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.