July 1, 1986

The President today announced his intention to nominate Peter L. Boynton to be a member of the Peace Corps National Advisory Council for a term of 2 years expiring November 29, 1987. This is a new position.

Since 1985 Mr. Boynton has been director for management development programs and director for the Pakistan development support training project since 1984. Since 1979, he has also been serving as a senior program officer with the Academy for Educational Development. Mr. Boynton first became affiliated with the academy in 1976 when he served as director for communication planning programs, and since that time he has developed and directed projects to assist less-developed countries in communications, education, and population studies funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. The programs that he has supervised have aided Indonesia, Egypt, Peru, Honduras, Bahrain, and Bolivia. From 1970 to 1975, he was an education adviser with the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Mr. Boynton graduated from Stanford University (B.A., 1965) and Columbia University (M.A., 1969). He also attended the Peace Corps training program in public health and community development at Marquette University and the Foreign Service Institute in Washington, DC, for Latin American studies and language training. He is married, has two children, and resides in McLean, VA. Mr. Boynton was born January 13, 1943, in Evanston, IL.