International Communication Agency Nomination of James D. Isbister and Harold F. Schneidman To Be Associate Directors.
The President today announced that he will nominate James D. Isbister, of Maryland, and Harold F. Schneidman, of Pennsylvania, to be Associate Directors of the International Communication Agency.
Mr. Isbister is currently vice president of the Orkand Corp. of Silver Spring, Md., a position he has held since 1977. From 1974 to 1977, he was Administrator of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration. He was a visiting faculty member at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1973 and 1974. From 1967 to 1973, he worked at the National Institute of Mental Health, serving first as executive officer and then as Deputy Director. Prior to 1967 he held positions at the National Library of Medicine, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and the National Institutes of Health. He was born in Mt. Clemens, Mich., and is 41 years old.
Mr. Schneidman is currently Deputy Director for Policy and Plans of the International Communication Agency. He has been with ICA since 1957, serving as information officer in the Philippines, cultural affairs officer in Indonesia, and information officer in Italy. He was named Deputy Assistant Director for East Asia and the Pacific in 1970, and Assistant Director (Information Centers Service) in 1971. He was named to his current position in June of 1977. Born in Hazelton, Pa., Mr. Schneidman is 56 years old.
Jimmy Carter, International Communication Agency Nomination of James D. Isbister and Harold F. Schneidman To Be Associate Directors. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/248345