May 26, 1987 The President today announced his intention to nominate Charles L. Gladson to be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Bureau of Africa), U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency, and to be a member of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation for the remainder of the term expiring September 22, 1991. He would succeed Mark L. Edelman in both capacities.
Mr. Gladson is currently Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Private Enterprise at the Agency for International Development (AID). Prior to this, he served as the mission director for Kenya at AID, 1984 - 1986; and Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Food for Peace and Voluntary Assistance, AID, 1981 - 1984.
Mr. Gladson graduated from San Jose State University (B.A., 1956) and the University of California (J.D., 1963). He served in the U.S. Navy from 1957 to 1960. Mr. Gladson was born January 25, 1934, in Glendale, CA. He is married, has four children, and resides in McLean, VA.