The President today announced his intention to nominate Sidney L. Jones to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Economic Policy). He would succeed Michael R. Darby.
Since 1986 Dr. Jones has served as an associate faculty member for the Center for Public Policy Education at the Brookings Institution, and as a professor of public policy at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Prior to this he was Under Secretary for Economic Affairs at the Department of Commerce, 1983 - 1986.
Dr. Jones graduated from Utah State University (B.S., 1954) and Stanford University (M.B.A., 1958; Ph.D., 1960). He was born September 23, 1933, in Ogden, UT. Mr. Jones is married, has five children, and resides in Potomac, MD.