The President today announced that he will nominate Geri M. Joseph, of Minneapolis, Minn., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to The Netherlands. She would replace Robert J. McCloskey, who has been appointed Ambassador to Greece.
Joseph was born June 19, 1923, in St. Paul, Minn. She received a B.S. from the University of Minnesota in 1946.
From 1946 to 1953, Joseph was a staff writer for the Minneapolis Tribune. Since 1972 she has been contributing editor.
She is active in civic affairs and is a member of the President's Commission on Mental Health and the Minnesota Supreme Court Commission on the Mentally Disabled and the Courts.