President George W. Bush intends to nominate Dave D. Lauriski to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health at the Department of Labor, the White House has announced. The nominee is currently president of Lauriski and Associates, LLC, a consulting firm in Price, Utah. Lauriski served as general manager of Energy West Mining Company from 1995 to 1999, and as the director of health, safety, environmental and government affairs for Interwest Mining Company from 1993 to 1995. He is a graduate of Utah State University and the College of EasternUtah.