Designation of Juan G. Roederer as Chairperson of the Arctic Research Commission
The President today announced his intention to designate Juan G. Roederer to be the Chairperson of the Arctic Research Commission. He would succeed James Herbert Zumberge.
Mr. Roederer has served as a member of this Commission since 1985. Since 1977 Mr. Roederer has been a professor of physics and director of the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, AK. From 1979 to 1982, he also served as the dean of environmental sciences at the University of Alaska. Prior to this he was a professor and senior research physicist at the University of Denver, 1967-1977.
Mr. Roederer graduated from the University of Buenos Aires (1951) as a doctor of physical-mathematical sciences. He was born on September 2, 1929, in Trieste, Italy, and resides in Fairbanks, AK.
Ronald Reagan, Designation of Juan G. Roederer as Chairperson of the Arctic Research Commission Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/251976