Jimmy Carter photo

Federal Energy Administration Nomination of David J. Bardin To Be a Deputy Administrator.

March 31, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate David J. Bardin, of Trenton, N.J., to be a Deputy Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration. Bardin is commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection for the State of New Jersey.

He was born on June 2, 1933, in New York City. He received an A.B. degree from Columbia College in 1954 and an LL.B. from Columbia University Law School in 1956 which was converted to a J.D. in 1969. He served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958.

Bardin was a lecturer at the University of Virginia in 1958, and from 1958 to 1969 worked for the Federal Power Commission as a trial attorney (until 1965), Assistant General Counsel for Legislation, Rulemaking, and Research (1965-67), and Deputy General Counsel ( 1967-69).

From 1970 to 1972, Bardin was assistant to the Attorney General of Israel, dealing with public utilities, administrative and environmental law. From 1972 to 1974, he was a self-employed attorney and consultant in Jerusalem and Washington, serving as counsel to the Israel National Council for Research and Development, counsel to the Environmental Protection Service of Israel, and as a lecturer at Bar-Ilan Law School and Tel Aviv University Law School on environmental law.

Since 1974 Bardin has been commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, State Historic Sites Preservation Officer, and liaison officer with the Federal Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. He also serves on the Governor's Cabinet Energy Committee, the Governor's Committee on Emergency Services, the New Jersey Bicentennial Commission, and the Economic Development Authority of New Jersey.

He has served on the U.S. Department of the Interior's Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Board and on the U.S. Office of Technology Assessment Advisory Panel on the Offshore Technologies Study.

Jimmy Carter, Federal Energy Administration Nomination of David J. Bardin To Be a Deputy Administrator. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243564