The President today announced that he will nominate Charles William Snodgrass, of Washington, D.C., to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force. He would replace John Arnot Hewitt, resigned, and his area of responsibility would be financial management. Snodgrass has been staff assistant to the Defense Subcommittee of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee since 1974.
He was born August 7, 1940, in Marietta, Ohio. He received a B.A. from Marietta College and an M.A. in public administration from American University. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1963.
From 1965 to 1968, Snodgrass was a management intern at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. From 1968 to 1971, he was a budget examiner at the Office of Management and Budget. From 1971 to 1974, he was a staff assistant to the Agriculture Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee.