Nominations, May 25, 1981

Nomination of Jerry L. Jordan To Be a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers

May 25, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jerry L. Jordan to be a member of the Council of Economic Advisers.

Since July 1980, Mr. Jordan has been the dean of the Robert O. Anderson Schools of Management at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Since October 1975, Mr. Jordan was senior vice president and chief economist at the Pittsburgh National Bank.

From 1967 to 1975, Mr. Jordan was employed by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In 1969 Mr. Jordan was appointed a Vice President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve and was given responsibility for the data processing, data systems, and planning departments. In 1971 Mr. Jordan returned to the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank where he was appointed Senior Vice President and Director of Research in 1975. From December 1, 1971 to May 31, 1972, Mr. Jordan was on leave from his responsibilities in the research department in order to serve as a consultant to the German central bank in Frankfurt, West Germany, in matters relating to economic policies and computer operations.

Mr. Jordan is past-president of the Economic Club of Pittsburgh and served for 3 years as a member of the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association.

Mr. Jordan, who resides in Albuquerque, N. Mex., is married and has three children. He was born on December 12, 1941, in California.

Nomination of James Hackett To Be an Associate Director of the International Communication Agency

May 25, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate James Hackett to be an Associate Director of the International Communication Agency (Management).

Since 1973 Mr. Hackett has been Administrative Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. From 1971 to 1973, he was Deputy Executive Secretary, National Security Council. In 1970 - 71 he was Personnel Officer, Department of State.

Mr. Hackett graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. degree in international relations in 1959. He was also a distinguished graduate at the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk, Va., in 1969 - 70.

Mr. Hackett is married, with two sons, and resides in Sterling, Va. He was born in Boston, Mass., in 1931.