Public Papers - 1992 - May
Appointment of Eric D.K. Melby as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
The President today announced the appointment of Eric D.K. Melby as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director for International Economic Affairs on the National Security Council staff.
Mr. Melby has served as Director for International Economic Affairs on the NSC staff since September 1987. Prior to joining the NSC staff, he served as Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (1985 - 87) and with the International Energy Agency in Paris (1980 - 85). He has also worked for the Agency for International Development and was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines.
Mr. Melby received his B.A. from Haverford College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. He is married to Pamela Tripp Melby and has two daughters, Alexandra and Sarah.