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Nomination of Donna R. Fitzpatrick To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy

March 08, 1989

The President today announced his intention to nominate Donna R. Fitzpatrick to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Management and Administration). She would succeed Lawrence F. Davenport.

Since 1988 Miss Fitzpatrick has been Under Secretary of Energy in Washington, DC. Prior to this she was Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy, 1985 - 1988, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Renewable Energy, 1984 - 1985. She was sole practitioner of law and consultant to the Secretary and Under Secretary of the Department of Energy, 1983 - 1984. She was also an associate attorney with O'Connor & Hannan, 1980 - 1983. In 1980 she served the office of the President-elect as a member of the transition team for the National Science Foundation. From 1976 to 1980, she was a legal assistant with O'Connor & Hannan.

Miss Fitzpatrick graduated from American University (B.A., 1972) and George Washington University (J.D., 1980). She is a native of Washington, DC, where she currently resides.

George Bush, Nomination of Donna R. Fitzpatrick To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248284