The President today announced the persons whom he will nominate to be Representative and Alternate Representatives of the United States to the 21st session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which is scheduled to be held at Vienna, Austria, from September 26 to October 3, 1977.
As Representative, he will nominate Robert W. Fri, of Sumner, Md. Fri, 41, is Deputy Administrator of the Energy Research and Development Administration. From 1971 to 1973, he was Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
The following persons will be nominated as Alternate Representatives:
RICHARD T. KENNEDY, Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission;
LOUIS V. NOSENZO, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Nuclear Energy and Energy Technology Affairs, in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs;
JOSEPH S. NYE, JR., Deputy to the Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science and Technology;
NELSON F. SIEVERING JR., Assistant Administrator of ERDA for International Affairs;
GERARD C. SMITH, Ambassador at Large and U.S. Special Representative for Non-proliferation Matters, and U.S. Representative to IAEA;
GALEN L. STONE, Deputy U.S. Representative to IAEA, with the rank of Ambassador;
ROBERT D. THORNE, Acting Assistant Administrator of ERDA for Nuclear Energy.