Nomination of Charles Roger Carlisle for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Negotiator on Textile Matters
The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles Roger Carlisle, of Vermont, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as United States Negotiator on Textile Matters in the Office of the United States Trade Representative. He would succeed Richard H. Imus.
Mr. Carlisle entered the Foreign Service in 1956 as an international economist in the Trade Agreements Division in the Bureau of Economic Affairs. He was political officer in Bogota, Colombia (1958-1960), and commercial officer in Melbourne, Australia (1960-1962). In 1962-1963 he attended advanced economic studies at Harvard University and was assigned as minerals officer in Santiago, Chile, in 1963. Mr. Carlisle then returned to the Department as an economic planning officer in the Office of Cuban Affairs (1963-1966) and senior staff assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs (1966-1967). In 1967 he was economic officer at the United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Paris and Brussels. In the Department he was chief of the Industrial and Strategic Materials Division in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs (1967-1968) and special assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (1969-1970). He resigned from the Foreign Service in 1970. In 1970-1971 he was director of the international action branch of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and chairman of the Lead-Zinc Producers Committee in 1971-1974. He was vice president of St. Joe Minerals Corp. in 1974-1983 and president of Man-Made Fibers Producers Association, Inc., in 1983-1984. In 1984 he became special negotiator in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs, Department of State.
He graduated from the University of Cincinnati (B.A., 1953) and Harvard University (M.P.A., 1963). His foreign languages are Spanish and French. He is married to the former H. Nadeane Howard, and they have two children. He was born April 11, 1929, in Marietta, OH.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Charles Roger Carlisle for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Negotiator on Textile Matters Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259040