Public Papers - 1990 - March
Nomination of Jerry D. Jennings To Be Deputy Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
The President today announced his intention to nominate Jerry D. Jennings to be Deputy Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He would succeed Robert H. Morris.
Since 1986 Mr. Jennings has served as Deputy Director of the Selective Service System in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as Executive Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy at the White House and Executive Director of the White House Science Council, 1982 - 1986, and adviser to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, 1973 - 1982. He was a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Memphis, TN, and New York City, 1968 - 1973, and served as special assistant to the Director of the Office of National Narcotics Intelligence, 1972 - 1973. In addition, Mr. Jennings was with the Central Intelligence Agency as an adviser to foreign intelligence agencies in the Far East, 1965 - 1968.
Mr. Jennings received his bachelor of science degree from Eastern Michigan University. He was born July 2, 1940, in Flint, MI. Mr. Jennings served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is married, has three children, and resides in Vienna, VA.