Federal Home Loan Bank Board Nomination of Jay Janis To Be a Member, and Designation as Chairman.
The President today announced his intention to nominate Jay Janis, of Coral Gables, Fla., to be a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board. The President said that on confirmation, Janis would be designated Chairman of the Board. He would replace Robert H. McKinney, who has resigned.
Janis is currently Under Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a post he has held since 1977.
He was born December 22, 1932, in Los Angeles, Calif., and received a B.A. degree from Yale University in 1954.
Janis was a builder for the Janis Construction Co. from 1956 to 1964. From 1964 to 1966, he was a special assistant to the Under Secretary of Commerce.
Janis was executive assistant to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1966 to 1969. From 1969 to 1975, he was a coprincipal in MGICJanis Properties, Inc., a building and community development company in Florida. In 1976 he became a vice president at the University of Massachusetts.
Janis was chairman of Florida Gov. Reubin Askew's Housing Goals Council from 1973 to 1975. In 1972-73 he was chairman of the NAHB Land Use Policy Committee. In 1974-75 Janis served as president of the board of trustees of the Florida International University Foundation. He was chairman .of the Dade County Community Relations Board in 1972.
Jimmy Carter, Federal Home Loan Bank Board Nomination of Jay Janis To Be a Member, and Designation as Chairman. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/249950