The President today announced his intention to nominate David J. Ryder, of Virginia, to be Director of the Mint for a term of 5 years. He would succeed Donna Pope.
Since 1990 Mr. Ryder has served as Deputy Treasurer of the United States at the Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC. Prior to this Mr. Ryder served as an Assistant to the Vice President and Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Vice President, 1989 - 1990; director of management and operations for the Presidential transition team, 1988 - 1989; director of operations for the 1988 Republican National Convention, 1988; and director of operations for TCOM Systems, Inc., 1986 - 1988. In addition, he served as Deputy Assistant to the Vice President and Director of Advance for the Office of the Vice President, 1985 - 1986. Mr. Ryder served with the Department of Commerce as commissioner general of section and director of the U.S. Pavilion at the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition, 1984 - 1985; and as deputy commissioner general of section and director of the U.S. Pavilion, 1983 - 1984.
Mr. Ryder attended Boise State University. He was born October 14, 1955, in Billings, MT. Mr. Ryder is married, has two children, and resides in Arlington, VA.