Public Papers - 1990
Nomination of Stephen D. Potts To Be Director of the Office of Government Ethics
The President today announced his intention to nominate Stephen D. Potts to be Director of the Office of Government Ethics, Office of Personnel Management, for a term of 5 years. He would succeed Frank Q. Nebeker.
Since 1961 Mr. Potts has served as a partner with the law firm of Shaw, Pittman, Potts and Trowbridge in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as vice president of Cherokee Life Insurance in Nashville, TN, 1959 - 1961, and as an associate attorney with the law firm of Farris, Evans and Evans in Knoxville, TN, 1957 - 1959. He has served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps in the Defense Appellate Division at the Department of Defense in Washington, DC, 1955 - 1957.
Mr. Potts graduated from Vanderbilt University (A.B., 1952; LL.B., 1954). He was born November 20, 1930, in Memphis, TN. Mr. Potts served in the U.S. Army, 1954 - 1957. He is married, has three children, and resides in Bethesda, MD. Mr. Potts has won five national father-son tennis championships.