Nomination of Jean Broward Shevlin Gerard To Have the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

October 2, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jean Broward Shevlin Gerard to have the rank of Ambassador while serving as United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.

In 1977 - 81 Mrs. Gerard was an attorney with the law firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft of New York, where she specialized in international law.

She graduated from Vassar College (A.B., 1959) and Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1977). She is a member of the New York, District of Columbia, Florida, and American Bar Associations. Mrs. Gerard is married, has two children, and resides in New York City. She was born March 9, 1938, in Portland, Oreg.