WASHINGTON — President Reagan will send a delegation to Haiti this weekend to serve as observers of that country's first general elections in 30 years, a senior Administration official said today.
The official, speaking on condition he not be identified, said the delegation will include Rep. Benjamin A. Gilman of New York, a senior Republican member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Walter E. Fauntroy, Democratic delegate to Congress from the District of Columbia, and Jaime B. Fuster, Puerto Rican resident commissioner.
Also in the group will be representatives of labor, business, education, the church and the law, the official said.
Roger Allen Moore, general counsel of the Republican National Committee, was expected to serve as chairman.
Others in the group include the deputy assistant secretary of state for human rights, Paula Dobriansky; William Doherty, executive director of the American Institute for Free Labor Development; Ladonna Lee, of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems; Erns Exceus, managing director of the Latin American Bureau of the Americas Society; Msgr. William Murphy, an aide to Cardinal Bernard Law of Boston; Bruce McComb, deputy director of Freedom House, and former Air Force Secretary Thomas Reed.
The delegation is expected to fly to Port-au-Prince on Saturday, observe the voting by the people of Haiti for their president and members of the two-house National Assembly on Sunday and return to Washington to report to Reagan early next week.