THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES THOMAS H. FOX AS ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR POLICY AND PROGRAM
COORDINATION AT THE U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The President today announced his nomination of Thomas H. Fox to be Assistant Administrator for Policy and Program Coordination at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
Mr. Fox, of Washington, D.C., is currently the Vice President of the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Director of its Center for International Development and Environment. Prior to joining WRI, Mr. Fox was the Vice President for International and Public Affairs at the Council on Foundations. He has served as the USAID Director of the Private and Voluntary Cooperation Office. His other experience includes overseas and management assignments with the Peace Corps, with tours in Burkina Faso and Togo. Mr. Fox holds a B.A. from Williams College.
The Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Policy and Program Coordination (AA/PPC) manages a bureau of 66 positions. The bureau is responsible for the agency's policy formulation, cross-sectoral integration and program coordination. The bureau also takes the lead in the agency for formulating policy related to research, participation and training, and ensures that activities in these cross-cutting areas are coordinated and consistent with the agency's approved strategic priorities, implementation guidelines and resource allocation decisions.