Nomination of Thomas W. Pauken To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation

April 22, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas W. Pauken to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation for the term expiring October 6, 1992. He would succeed Luis Guerrero Nogales.

Mr. Pauken is vice president and corporate counsel of Garvon, Inc., in Dallas, TX. He was the Director of the ACTION Agency, 1981 - 1985. Mr. Pauken was a practicing attorney between 1974 and 1981.

Mr. Pauken graduated from Georgetown University (B.A., 1965) and Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1973). He served in the United States Army from 1967 to 1970. Mr. Pauken was born January 11, 1944, in Victoria, TX. He resides in Dallas, TX, with his wife and seven children.