Nomination of Judith Y. Brachman To Be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development


September 25, 1986


The President today announced his intention to nominate Judith Y. Brachman to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity). She would succeed Antonio Monroig.


Since 1983 Mrs. Brachman has been field office manager, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, in Columbus, OH; and during this time she was designated by Secretary Pierce as Acting Regional Administrator for HUD in the Midwest region, 1984 - 1985. Previously, she was administrator of the State clearinghouse, State of Ohio, office of the Governor and office of budget and management, 1978 - 1982; deputy chief, Housing and Economic Development Planning Bureau, State of Ohio, 1977 - 1978. She served for three terms on the Suburban City Planning Commission in Columbus. Mrs. Brachman served as chairman of the Commission from 1978 to 1982.


Mrs. Brachman graduated from Harvard College (B.A., 1961) and Ohio State University (M.A., 1977). She is married, has three children, and was born August 1, 1938, in Columbus, OH, where she still resides.