Rotary International News
Former Rotary Scholar Paul Volcker, who served as Federal Reserve chair from 1979 to 1987 will lead a new White House economic advisory committee for U.S. President-elect Barack Obama.
The President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board will provide Obama with advice and analysis on reviving the economy and stabilizing the financial markets. The panel is comprised of officials from a variety of business sectors. Volcker, who was sponsored by RI District 7490 (New Jersey, USA), studied at the London School of Economics in 1951-52.
Read an article about Volcker's appointment