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National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere Appointment of 18 Members.

January 24, 1978

The President today announced the appointment of 18 persons to be members of the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere. They are:

For terms ending June 30, 1978

WERNER A. BAUM, chancellor of the university and professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin;

MARNE A. DUBS, director of ocean resources for the Kennecott Copper Corp.;

ALFRED A. H. KEIL, Ford professor of engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

MICHAEL R. NAESS, senior executive vice president, director, and chief operating officer, services group, for Zapata Corp. in Houston, Tex.;

GEORGE M. SULLIVAN, mayor of Anchorage, Alaska;

JACK R. VAN LOPIK, dean of Louisiana State, University's Center for Wetland Resources; For terms ending June 30, 1979

SARAH CHASIS, staff attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council in New York;

H. J. COFER, JR., president and chief executive officer of Rich-SeaPak Corp.;

DONALD L. McKERNAN, director of the Institute for Marine Studies and professor of marine affairs and fisheries at the University of Washington (also designated Chairman of the Committee);

SHARRON STEWART, of Lake Jackson, Tex., a member of the Energy Development Fund, Energy Conservation Task Force, and the Governor's Energy Advisory Council;

JAMES B. SULLIVAN, founder and codirector of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, D.C.;

WARREN M. WASHINGTON, senior scientist and group leader at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo.; For terms ending June 30, 1980

LOUIS J. BATTAN, director of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics and head of the department of atmospheric sciences at the University of Arizona;

JOHN A. BIGGS, former director of the Washington State Department of Ecology;

ALBERT W. GATOV, vice president of the San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Commission and chairman of its seaport policy commission subcommittee;

OTTO KLIMA, vice president and general manager, re-entry and environmental systems division, General Electric Co.;

JOHN A. KNAUSS, dean of the Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island;

EVELYN F. MURPHY, secretary of environmental affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (also designated Vice Chairman).

Jimmy Carter, National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere Appointment of 18 Members. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248351

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