For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
May 8, 2001
President Bush to Announce Two Individuals to Serve in His Administration
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual to serve in his administration and announced the formal nomination of one individual to serve in his administration.
The President intends to nominate William Henry Lash, III to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market Access Compliance. He is currently a Professor at George Mason University School of Law. He also serves as a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of American Business at Washington University. Lash was previously the Associate Dean and Director of Law and Economics Center at George Mason University and was an Associate Professor of Law at St. Louis University from 1990 to 1994. He has also served as an Associate at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson and as Counsel to Susan Leibeler, Chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission in 1988. He is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School.
The President has nominated Susan Morrisey Livingstone to be Under Secretary of the Navy. She is currently the CEO and Deputy Chairman of the Association of the United States Army. From 1993 to 1998 she served at the American Red Cross as Vice President of Health and Safety Services, as Acting Senior Vice President for Chapter Services and as a Consultant for Armed Forces Emergency Services. She served as Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Logistics and Environment from 1989 to 1993 and served at the Veterans Administration from 1981 to 1989 in several positions including Associate Deputy Administrator for Logistics 1986 to 1989. Originally from Helena, Montana, she is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, and received a Master's degree from the University of Montana.