Nominations, May 13, 1981

Nomination of Nyle C. Brady To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development

May 13, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Nyle C. Brady to be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Bureau for Technology), United States International Development Cooperation Agency.

Since 1976 Dr. Brady has been professor of soil science, Cornell University, and director general, the International Rice Research Institute, since 1973. In 1970 - 73 he was associate dean, New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Dr. Brady was director, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, in 1965 - 73 and Director of Science and Education, Department of Agriculture, in 1963 - 65. He was assistant to the Director of Agricultural Relations, Tennessee Valley Authority, in 1959. In 1947 - 63 he held various positions with Cornell University.

Dr. Brady was graduated from Brigham Young University (B.S., 1941) and North Carolina State University (Ph. D., 1947). He has served on many boards and national panels, including the President's Science Advisory Committee; Agricultural Board of the National Research Council; and the Board on Science and Technology, National Academy of Sciences Foreign Secretary's Office.

Dr. Brady is married, has four children, and resides in Ithaca, N.Y. He was born in Manassa, Colo., on October 25, 1920.

Nomination of John M. Walker, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury

May 13, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate John M. Walker, Jr., to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Enforcement and Operations).

Since 1975 Mr. Walker has been a partner with the firm of Carter, Ledyard & Milburn of New York, N.Y. In 1970 - 75 he was assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. Mr. Walker was an associate with the firm of Davis, Polk and Wardwell in 1969 - 70, and in 1966 - 68 was assigned to the Attorney General, Republic of Botswana, through the Africa-Asia Fellowship Program, administered by the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. He previously served as a staff aide to Senator John Sherman Cooper (R-Ky.).

Mr. Walker was graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1962) and the University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1966). He served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in 1963 - 67.

Mr. Walker is married and resides in New York City. He was born on December 26, 1940, in New York.

Nomination of Paul J. Manafort, Jr., To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation

May 13, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Paul J. Manafort, Jr., to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, United States International Development Cooperation Agency.

Mr. Manafort is currently a partner with the firm of Black, Manafort & Stone, specializing in government relations, public affairs, and political consulting. He was personnel coordinator, Office of Executive Management, during the transition period. In 1978 - 80 he was southern coordinator, Reagan for President Committee, and deputy political director, Republican National Committee. In 1977 - 80 Mr. Manafort was an attorney with the firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease in Washington, D.C. He was Associate Director of the Presidential Personnel Office at the White House in 1975 - 77. In 1976 he served as a delegate-hunt coordinator for eight States for the President Ford Committee. In 1974 - 75 he was general counsel and executive officer of Family Realty.

Mr. Manafort was graduated from Georgetown University (B.S., B.A., 1971) and Georgetown University Law School (J.D., 1974).

Mr. Manafort is married and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born in New Britain, Conn., on April 1, 1949.