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International consultant

Donald Ely Mathes, American international consultant. Recipient Superior Honor award, United States Information Agency, 1986, Career Achievement award, 1987. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1956-1958. Member American Foreign Service Association.

Background

Mathes, Donald Ely was born on June 1, 1933 in St. Louis. Son of Arthur and Julia Edith (Geigher) Mathes.

Education

Bachelor, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1955. Master of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1962. Postgraduate, School Advisory International Studies, Washington, 1974.

Career

Press attache United States Embassy, Lima, Peru, 1969-1971. Director public affairs United States Consulate General, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1974-1979. Director press office Latin American bureau State Department, Washington, 1979-1981.

Senior policy officer Policy Staff/United States Information Agency, 1982-1983, deputy director, 1983-1986. Assistant press. secretary The White House, Washington, 1986-1987. Director Fast Media Guidance/United States Information Agency, 1987.

International consultant Bethesda, Maryland, 1988-1989. Senior associate Macro Systems, Inc., Silver Spring, since 1990.

Membership

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1956-1958. Member American Foreign Service Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, golf, hiking, reading.

Connections

Married Libbie Pauline Seltzer, July 10, 1960. Children: Joshua D., Michael A.

father:
Arthur Mathes

mother:
Julia Edith (Geigher) Mathes

spouse:
Libbie Pauline Seltzer

child:
Joshua D. Mathes

child:
Michael A. Mathes