United States-United Kingdom Bilateral Air Services Negotiations Designation of Alan Boyd as the President's Special Representative.
The President has designated Alan Boyd as his special representative to head the U.S. delegation at the negotiations to accomplish a new United States-United Kingdom bilateral air services agreement. The talks will begin February 28, 1977, in London.
Boyd will hold the personal rank of Ambassador while serving as the President's special representative.
He is currently president and chief executive officer of the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad. From 1967 to 1969, he was Secretary of Transportation.
Boyd was a member of the Civil Aeronautics Board from 1959 to 1965, serving as Chairman of the Board from 1961 to 1965. Between 1965 and 1967, he was Under Secretary of Commerce for Transportation.
Jimmy Carter, United States-United Kingdom Bilateral Air Services Negotiations Designation of Alan Boyd as the President's Special Representative. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242854