Nomination of Joy Cherian To Be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

May 4, 1987

The President today announced his intention to nominate Joy Cherian to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the remainder of the term expiring July 1, 1988. He would succeed Fred William Alvarez.

Mr. Cherian is currently the director of international insurance law for the American Council of Life Insurance in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as the director of legal research for the American Council of Life Insurance, 1979 - 1982.

Mr. Cherian graduated from the University of Kerala, Kerala State, India (B.A., 1963; bachelor of law, 1965); Catholic University of America (M.A., 1970; Ph.D., 1974); and George Washington University (M.C.L., 1978). He was born May 18, 1942, in Kerala State, India. Mr. Cherian is married, has two children, and resides in Wheaton, MD.