Designation of James L. George as Acting Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency

January 13, 1983

The President today announced his intention to designate James L. George as Acting Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

Since February 1982 Dr. George has served as an Assistant Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (for Multilateral Affairs). He was a professional staff member of the National Security Council, Committee on Government Operations, in 1977 - 1982. He was responsible for investigations, hearings, reports, and legislation for Legislation and National Security Subcommittee Concentration on Foreign Affairs Reorganization Plans and NATO affairs.

Previously he was professional staff member for Senator Bill Brock (R-Tenn.), Committee on Government Operations, in 1972 - 1977, and public affairs fellow, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, in 1972 - 1973.

Dr. George graduated from the United States Naval Academy (B.S., 1961), the University of Maryland (M.A., 1969; Ph. D., 1972). He is married, has two children, and resides in Derwood, Md. He was born October 16, 1939, in Chicago, Ill.