Designation of Douglas W. McMinn as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation
The President today announced his intention to designate Douglas W. McMinn to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, United States International Development Cooperation Agency. He would succeed Richard T. McCormack.
Since 1985 Mr. McMinn has been Assistant Secretary of State (Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs). He served as Director of International Economic Affairs at the National Security Council in 1982-1985. He was designated by the President to help guide policy preparations for the 1984 London economic summit and the 1985 Bonn economic summit. He served at the Department of Commerce in 1981-1982. Previously, he served as deputy chief of mission, Office of the United States Trade Representative, Geneva, Switzerland (1979-1981); a special assistant to the Deputy Special Trade Representative (1977-1979); and an international economist at the Department of the Treasury (1975-1977).
Mr. McMinn graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College (B.A., 1969) and Johns Hopkins University (M.L.A., 1972; M.A., 1975). He is married, has three children, and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born July 18, 1947, in Salt Lake City, UT.
Ronald Reagan, Designation of Douglas W. McMinn as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/258952