Appointment of Roman Popadiuk as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy
Press Secretary for Foreign Affairs
March 14, 1988
President today announced the appointment of Roman Popadiuk
to be Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary for Foreign
Affairs. He will succeed J. Daniel Howard. Mr. Popadiuk
has been an Assistant Press Secretary for Foreign Affairs at the White House
since July 1986.
Popadiuk has been a career Foreign Service officer
since 1981. He served in Mexico City from 1982 to 1984,
where he did consular and political work and was special assistant to the
Ambassador. From 1984 to 1986, he had a tour with the Department of State and
the National Security Council. Prior to joining the Foreign Service he was an
adjunct lecturer in political science at Brooklyn College in New York City.
Popadiuk was born on May
He received a B.A. from Hunter College in 1973 and a Ph.D.
from the City University of New York in 1981. He is married to the former
Judith Ann Fedkiw. They have four children and reside
in Bethesda, MD.