THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Shreveport, Louisiana) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release April 12,1999
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DELMOND J. H. WON AS COMMISSIONER OF THE FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION
The President today announced his intent to nominate Delmond J. H. Won to serve as a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission.
Mr. Delmond J. H. Won, of Honolulu, Hawaii, has served as a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission since August of 1994. Prior to this appointment, from 1990 to 1994, Mr. Won served as Commissioner of the Hawaii Land Use Commission, which is responsible for the re-zoning of state lands. During the same period, Mr. Won was also a consultant for maritime-related issues in Hawaii and served as Vice President of Hawaii Pacific Industries. From 1977 to 1990, Mr. Won held various positions with Hawaiian Tug & Barge Corp./ Young Brothers, Ltd., where his key responsibilities included the development of strategic and operating plans, legal representation of regulatory cases before the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, operating budgets, analysis of business opportunities, and financial analysis of operating methods and capital asset acquisitions. Mr. Won received his B.S. in engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of Hawaii.
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is a bipartisan, independent federal agency which regulates waterborne foreign and domestic offshore commerce, and assures fair, equitable and open international seaborne trade between the U.S. and other nations.