Nomination of Donald J. Bouchard To Be an Assistant Secretary of State
The President today announced his intention to nominate Donald J. Bouchard to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Administration). He would succeed Robert E. Lamb.
He is presently serving as executive assistant to the Under Secretary for Management, Department of State. He joined the State Department in 1962 and served in various administrative officer positions in Africa until 1972. He was special assistant to the Under Secretary for Management in 1972-1976; administrative counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa (1976-1979); administrative counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid (1979-1981); Executive Director, Bureau of Inter-American Affairs (1981-1984); and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Personnel in 1984-1985.
He attended the University of California at Berkeley. He is married, has two children, and resides in Fairfax, VA. He was born June 18, 1937, in Waterville, ME.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Donald J. Bouchard To Be an Assistant Secretary of State Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/258769