Box 3, Folder 12, Document 39

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Box 3, Folder 12, Document 39

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June 5, 1968


William W. Suttle, former President of the United States Jaycees, has been named
Director of the Southeast Region of the OEO, it was announced today by OEO Acting Director,
Bertrand M. Harding. Suttle has been serving as Acting Regional Director since March 11
of this year.

In making the announcement, Mr. Harding said: "Bill Suttle is a hard working,
dedicated young man with a sense of purpose. He has demonstrated excellent leadership
qualities and understanding of differing points of view, and a knack for getting things
done which will stand him in good stead as he tackles his new assignment. The OEO is
extremely fortunate to have acquired his talents for this difficult and demanding job."

Suttle, 34, served as Special Assistant to the Director of OFO, working primarily
in the field of business involvement in the anti-poverty program from August 1967, until
his appointment as Acting Director cf OEO's Regional Office in Atlanta.

Suttle-~-who calls Greensboro, North Carolina, home--~completed his year as
President of the U. S. Jaycees last June 30. He is serving currently as Chairman of
the Board of the national organization for young civic leaders. During his year as
the Jaycees’ chief executive, he traveled widely in this country and overseas, and
talked with national leaders on the challenges facing young men today.

A law graduate of the University of North Carolina in 1958, Suttle engaged in
private law practice in Marion, North Carolina, for seven years. He was employed by
the North Carolina National Bank in Greensboro at the time he was elected Jaycees President,

He has served as Director of the North Carolina Traffic Safety Council, a member
of the National Planning Committee of the American Red Cross and a member of the Advisory
Board of the Salvation Army.

Since coming to OEO, Suttle and his wife, Pat, and their two children have lived
in McLean, Virginia, They will be moving shortly to Atlanta,

The OEO Southeast Regional Office, located in Atianta, administers anti-poverty

programs in Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida.



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