Public Papers - 1990
Nomination of James Henry Michel To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development
The President today announced his intention to nominate James Henry Michel to be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development for Latin America and the Caribbean, U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency. He would succeed Dwight A. Ink.
Since 1987 Ambassador Michel has served as Ambassador to the Republic of Guatemala. He served in several positions at the Department of State in Washington, DC, including Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs, 1983 - 1987; deputy legal adviser, 1978 - 1982; assistant legal adviser for politico-military affairs, 1974 - 1977; deputy assistant legal adviser for politico-military affairs, 1971 - 1974; and attorney-adviser in the Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser for Administration, 1965 - 1971.
Ambassador Michel graduated from St. Louis University School of Law (J.D., 1965). He was born August 25, 1939, in St. Louis, MO. He is married and has four children.