President Obama Announces Another Key Administration Post
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:
- Charles P. Blahous III– Member, Board of Trustees of the Social Security Trust Funds
President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key Administration post:
Dr. Charles P. Blahous III, Nominee for Member, Board of Trustees of the Social Security Trust Funds
Dr. Charles P. Blahous III is a Research Program Director and Senior Research Fellow with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University as well as a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He also recently served as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Social Security Trust Funds from 2010 to 2015. Dr. Blahous served as Deputy Director of the National Economic Council from 2007 to 2009 under President George W. Bush, and previously worked from 2001 to 2007 as a Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy. Dr. Blahous served from 1996 to 2000 as Policy Director for Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire. Between 1989 and 1996, Dr. Blahous worked for Senator Alan Simpson of Wyoming as a Congressional Science Fellow from 1989 to 1990, then as a Legislative Assistant from 1990 to 1994 and as a Legislative Director from 1994 to 1996. Dr. Blahous received an A.B. in Chemistry from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Computational Quantum Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.