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ACTION Nomination of Irene Tinker To Be an Assistant Director.

July 13, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Irene Tinker of Chevy Chase, Md., to be an Assistant Director (Office of Policy and Planning) of the ACTION Agency.

Tinker was born March 8, 1927, in Milwaukee, Wis. She received an A.B. in political science from Radcliffe College in 1949 and a Ph. D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1954.

She has held a variety of academic positions at the University of California, Howard University, Federal City College, and American University. Since 1973 she has been head, Office of International Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Jimmy Carter, ACTION Nomination of Irene Tinker To Be an Assistant Director. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243074