Appointment of Ted A. Smits as a Member of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission
The President today announced his intention to appoint Ted A. Smits to be a member, on the part of the United States of America, of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission. He will succeed Donald R. Johnson.
Since 1976 Mr. Smits has served as vice president of Pacific Seafood Processors Association in Seattle, WA. Previously, he was assistant director of the Washington Department of Fisheries (Olympia, WA) in 1975; executive director of the Puget Sound Gillnetters Association (Seattle, WA) in 1974; and district representative (Western AA) for the United States House of Representatives in 1969-1972.
He is married, has three children, and resides in Edmonds, WA. He was born February 12, 1933, in Zeist, The Netherlands.
Ronald Reagan, Appointment of Ted A. Smits as a Member of the International Pacific Salmon Fisheries Commission Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260747