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Nomination of Raymond A. Peck, Jr., To Be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

January 29, 1981

The President announced today his intention to nominate Raymond A. Peck, Jr., as Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation.

Since 1978 Mr. Peck has been vice president, director of regulatory affairs, National Coal Association, Washington, D.C. In 1977-78 he was a partner with Cotten, Day & Doyle law firm, specializing in energy and environmental litigation before Federal courts.

From 1975 to 1977, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary, Energy and Minerals, Department of the Interior. Mr. Peck was Director, Office of Energy Regulatory and Legislative Policy, Department of the Treasury in 1974-75. He was Environmental Counsel, Department of Commerce, from 1971 to 1974.

From 1964 to 1971, Mr. Peck was an associate in corporate litigation practice with the New York firms of Casey, Lane & Mittendorf and Norton, Sachs, Molineaux and Pastore.

Mr. Peck was graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. (1961). He was a Root-Tilden scholar at New York University School of Law (1964). He is a member of the New York, New Jersey, District of Columbia, and American Bar Associations.

Mr. Peck is married and has one daughter. He resides with his family in Washington, D.C. Mr. Peck was born on January 16, 1940.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Raymond A. Peck, Jr., To Be Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247667