Ronald Reagan picture

Nomination of Joseph F. Salgado To Be Under Secretary of Energy

April 18, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Joseph F. Salgado to be Under Secretary of Energy. He would succeed William Patrick Collins:

Until February, Mr. Salgado had been an Associate Director of Presidential Personnel at the White House, where he was responsible for energy, international, and national security areas. Previously he worked with the Department of Justice in the Immigration and Naturalization Service as the Associate Commissioner for Enforcement (January 1982 to August 1983).

Before joining the administration, Mr. Salgado served as deputy district attorney and senior trial attorney (1973-1981) for the Alameda County district attorney's office in California.

While a sergeant of police with the Oakland Police Department (1966-1973), Mr. Salgado graduated from San Francisco Law School (J.D., 1972) and received his bachelor of science degree from the University of San Francisco in 1968.

Mr. Salgado was born January 10, 1943, in San Diego, CA, and now resides in Alexandria, VA.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Joseph F. Salgado To Be Under Secretary of Energy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/260139