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Nomination of Herman E. Roser To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy

April 27, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Herman E. Roser to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Defense Programs).

Mr. Roser has been Manager of the Department of Energy's Albuquerque Operations (ALO) since 1975. He had been Deputy Manager in 1972-75. As Manager of ALO, Mr. Roser was responsible for field coordination and direction of the nation's nuclear weapons production program as well as for energy research and development programs at Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Scientific Laboratory.

On September 17, 1980, Mr. Boser was one of the first recipients of the Presidential rank awards as Meritorious Executive from the Department of Energy. In August 1979, he was awarded the DOE Exceptional Service Award. He is also the recipient of the DOE Special Achievement Award and the Atomic Energy Commission's Distinguished Service Award.

Mr. Roser joined the Atomic Energy Commission at Los Alamos, N. Mex., in 1961 as Assistant Area Manager for Community Affairs. He was Deputy Manager from 1964 to 1967 and was named Area Manager in 1967. From 1948 until he joined the AEC, Mr. Roser was with the Zia Co. of Los Alamos.

Mr. Roser is married, has two children, and resides in Albuquerque, N. Mex. He was born in San Marcial, N. Mex., on August 5, 1922.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Herman E. Roser To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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