Roy L. Ash served in two positions during the Nixon Administration. He served as the Chairman of the President’s Advisory
Council on Executive Organization (PACEO) from 1969 to 1970 and Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) from
1972 to 1974. Roy L. Ash served on several councils within the administration. These councils included the Domestic Council,
the Council on International Economic Policy, the Council on Economic Policy, the Federal Property Council, and as a member
of the Economic Stabilization Program, he served on the Cost of Living Council, the Cost of Living Council on Health, and
the Cost of Living Council Committee on Food. These files are divided into two major series reflecting Ash’s roles within
the Nixon Administration. In the first series there are staff papers dated July 17 through 19, 1969. The primary subject covered
is civil rights prepared by J. Eugene Maranes and Michael McDonald. There are also summaries of several task forces reports
on government organization to improve management. The second series concerns Ash’s role as Director of OMB dating from December
1972 to August 9, 1974. Within this series there are four subseries: Roy Ash Chronological Files; Memos to the President;
Presidential Meetings; and Hearings, Statements and Speeches.
Most government records are in the public domain, however, this series includes commercial materials, such as newspaper clippings,
that may be subject to copyright restrictions. Researchers should contact the copyright holder for information.