The President today announced that he will nominate Ernest G. Green to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor (Employment and Training). Green is presently executive director of Recruitment and Training Program--RTP, Inc. in New York.
Green was born September 22, 1941, in Little Rock, Ark. He received a B.A. in social science in 1962 and an M.A. in sociology in 1964 from Michigan State University.
Since April 1964, he has been executive director of RTP, where his work has included leading initiatives toward bringing minority group members into the building trades.
In 1965 he served as a youth consultant for the U.S. Department of Labor's Job Corps. He was a manpower consultant for the Department of Housing and Urban Development in 1968 and served in the State Department's Agency for International Development in 1971.
He has been a member of the Department of Labor's Federal Committee on Apprenticeship since 1974. Green is also a member of the Hudson Guild; Citizens Housing and Planning Council of New York; National Manpower Policy Task Force; National Urban Coalition; National Council on Employment Policy; and the National Rural Center.