President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection
June 1997 White House Release
The nominations of members to the PCCIP Advisory Committee were announced by the White House in a series of press releases which we have mirrored at our site to facilitate access for our visitors.
Below is the White House release from June 1997. The other releases are available from a listing on the main Advisory Committee Page.
President Clinton Names Chair And Members Of The Advisory Committee To The President's Commission On Critical Infrastructure Protection
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
|For Immediate Release
||June 6, 1997
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CHAIR AND MEMBERS OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE
PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION
President Clinton announced his intent to appoint Jamie Gorelick to serve as
Chair and Member of the Advisory Committee to the
President's Commission on
Critical Infrastructure Protection
. He also announced his intent to appoint the following four members: Maurice Greenberg; Margaret Greene; Erle Nye; and
Floyd Emerson Wicks, to serve as Members of the Advisory Committee to the
President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection.
Ms. Jamie S. Gorelick of Chevy Chase, Maryland, currently serves as Vice Chair
of Fannie Mae. Ms. Gorelick previously served as Deputy Attorney General at
the Department of Justice; in that capacity she was a member of the
for the Commission. Ms. Gorelick was also General Counsel for the
Department of Defense. Before joining the Clinton Administration, Ms. Gorelick
was a partner with the Washington firm of Miller, Cassidy, Larocca & Lewin
where she specialized in civil and criminal litigation. Ms. Gorelick holds a
J.D. from Harvard Law School and is a graduate of the Radcliffe College of
Mr. Maurice R. Greenberg of New York, New York, currently serves as Chief
Executive Officer and Chairman of American International Group, Inc. Mr.
Greenberg joined AIG in 1960 and was elected President of its American Home
Assurance Company subsidiary in 1962. He is a past chairman of the Federal
Reserve Bank of New York, and is a current member of the Board of Directors of
the New York Stock Exchange. He received his pre-law certificate from the
University of Miami and an LL.B. from New York Law School.
Ms. Margaret H. Greene of Atlanta, Georgia, currently serves as Vice President
and General Counsel of BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. Ms. Greene is also
on the Board of Directors at the U.S. Enrichment Corporation. Ms. Greene was
Secretary of the Governor's Executive Cabinet for Governor Paul Patton of
Kentucky from November 1995 to August 1996. Prior to her service in Kentucky,
Ms. Greene had spent the previous twelve years with BellSouth
Telecommunications. Ms. Greene currently serves on the Board of Directors of
National City - Kentucky. Ms. Greene received both her B.A. and J.D. from the
University of Nebraska.
Mr. Erle Nye of Dallas, Texas, currently serves as Chairman of the Board and
Chief Executive of Texas Utilities Company. He also serves on the board of the Nuclear Energy Institute. Mr. Nye received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University.
Mr. Floyd E. Wicks of Santa Barbara, California, currently serves as President
and Chief Executive Officer of Southern California Water Company. Southern
California Water Company is the second largest investor-owned water utility in
the state, and the fifth largest in the nation. Mr. Wicks is also the incoming
President of the National Association of Water Companies. He received his B.S.
in civil engineering and his M.S. in water resources engineering, both from
Ohio State University.
The President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure was established to
assess vulnerabilities and threats, both "cyber" and physical, to
infrastructures (energy, telecommunications, banking, transportation, etc.) and to develop a comprehensive national strategy for infrastructure assurance. The Advisory Committee, which is made up of business executives and other
private-sector leaders with relevant expertise, will support the work of the