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Council on Environmental Quality Nomination of Charles Hugh Warren To Be a Member.

February 24, 1977

The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles Hugh Warren to be a member of the Council on Environmental Quality. The President indicated that if the Senate confirms Warren as a member of the Council, he will designate him to be Chairman. Warren is presently a California State legislator.

Warren was born in Kansas City, Mo., on April 26, 1927. He received a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from Hastings College of Law. He served in the United States Army in Japan from 1944 to 1946.

Warren was a member of the law firm of Darwin, Peckham and Warren, in San Francisco from 1952 to 1955. From 1955 to 1960, he was with the Los Angeles law firm of Bodie, Fogel and Warren, and from 1960 to 1974 he was a member of the law firm of Warren, Adell, and Miller in Los Angeles.

He has been a member of the Assembly of the California Legislature since 1963. From 1966 to 1968, Warren was chairman of the California Democratic State Central Committee. He is chairman of the Resources, Land Use and Energy Committee of the California Legislature.

Warren is also chairman of the Energy Task Force of the National Conference of State Legislatures. He is a member of the Environmental Advisory Committee of the Federal Energy Administration and cochairman of the Ad Hoc Energy Policy Council of the State of California. He is project director of the Western States Water Policy Analysis by the Rand Corp. He was a member of the Carter Campaign Energy Task Force during the campaign.

Warren has been the .author of various pieces of legislation dealing with environmental matters in the California Legislature. He has made numerous speeches on resource use and energy policy.

Warren is married to the former Audrey Wainwright. They have two daughters and a son and reside in Sacramento.

Jimmy Carter, Council on Environmental Quality Nomination of Charles Hugh Warren To Be a Member. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242923

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