The President today announced the appointment of Joseph B. Mahan, Jr., of Columbus, Ga., as a member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
Mahan, 57, was an instructor and assistant professor at the University of Georgia Continuing Education Division from 1952 to 1959. He was curator of the Columbus Museum of Arts and Crafts from 1959 to 1965, and served as a consultant in sociology and anthropology to the Georgia State Office of Economic Opportunity from 1965 to 1966.
Mahan was director of education and research for the Columbus Museum of Arts and Crafts from 1966 to 1972. Since 1972 he has been executive director of Westville Village Museum in Lumpkin, Ga.