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Nomination of Robert Gregory Joseph To Be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency


The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert Gregory Joseph, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (Bureau of Verification and Intelligence). He would succeed Manfred Eimer.

Since 1990, Dr. Joseph has served as U.S. Commissioner to the U.S. Standing Consultative Commission at the Department of State. From 1987 to 1990, he served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control at the Department of Defense. He has also served as Director of Theater Nuclear Forces at the Department of Defense, 1985 - 87, and as the United States Representative to the Nuclear Planning Group at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, 1982 - 85.

Dr. Joseph graduated from St. Louis University (B.A., 1972); the University of Chicago (M.A., 1973); and Columbia University (M.Ph.L., 1976; Ph.D., 1978). He was born September 29, 1949, in Williston, ND. Dr. Joseph is married, has two children, and resides in Alexandria, VA.