Nomination of Lando W. Zech, Jr., To Be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
The President today announced his intention to nominate Lando W. Zech, Jr., to be a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of 5 years expiring June 30, 1989. He would succeed Victor Gilinsky.
In October 1983 he retired as vice admiral of the Navy after 39 years of commissioned service. Prior to his retirement, Admiral Zech served as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Manpower, Personnel and Training/Chief of Naval Personnel. He was Commander of the U.S.. Naval Forces in Japan in 1978-1980; Chief of Navy Technical Training at Memphis, TN, in 1976-1978; and Commandant Thirteenth Naval District at Seattle, WA, in 1974-1976. In 1970 he was assigned to the Secretary of the Navy's Office of Program Appraisal and served as Deputy Chief of Legislative Affairs, Navy Department. In 1972-1974 he was Deputy Commander of the Navy Recruiting Command and was selected for flag rank.
His citations include the Distinguished Service Medal, two Legion of Merit Awards and Navy Commendation Medal, American Defense Service Medal, American Campaign Medal, and World War II Victory Medal.
He is married, has five children, and resides in Falls Church, VA. He was born June 29, 1923, in Astoria, OR.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Lando W. Zech, Jr., To Be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/261051