Appointment of Thomas M. Constant as a United States Representative to the Panama Canal Consultative Committee

June 7, 1983

The President today announced his intention to designate Thomas M. Constant to be a Representative of the United States of America on the Consultative Committee established by the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977. He will succeed David H. Popper.

Mr. Constant is currently serving as president of Cycloid International, Inc. He was Secretary of the Panama Canal Company/Commission in 1972 - 1980. In 1965 - 1967 he was Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, dealing with Panamanian affairs.

He graduated from the United States Military Academy (B.S., 1946), George Washington University (M.S., 1967), the National War College, and the Command and General Staff College. He is married and resides in Alexandria, Va. He was born July 4, 1925, in Beijing, China.