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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 18, 2002

Appointments to National Infrastructure Advisory Committee
President Bush Announced His Appointment of 24 Individuals to Serve as Members of the National Infrastructure Advisory Committee

President George W. Bush today announced his appointment of the 24 individuals to serve as Members of the National Infrastructure Advisory Committee (NIAC).

Established by Executive Order 13231, NIAC will make recommendations regarding the security of the cyber and information systems of the United States' national security and economic critical infrastructures. The Committee will also examine ways that partnerships between the public and private sectors can be enhanced to improve cyber security.

Members of NIAC represent major sectors of the economy -- banking and finance, transportation, energy, information technology, and manufacturing. The Council also includes representatives from academia, state and local government, and law enforcement. The Council will work closely with the President's National Security and Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).

Richard K. Davidson will serve as Chairman of the National Infrastructure Advisory Board. He is currently the Chairman, President and CEO, Union Pacific Corporation.

    Alfred R. Berkeley III, Vice Chairman, NASDAQ Stockmarket Inc.
    Martin G. McGuinn, Chairman and CEO, Mellon Financial Corporation
    Richard M. Kovacevich, Chairman and CEO, Wells Fargo
    L. George Martinez, Chairman, Sterling Bank and Sterling Bancshares Inc.
    Charles O. Holliday, Jr., Chairman and CEO, DuPont Company
    Margaret Grayson, President and CEO, V-ONE Corporation
    John W. Thompson, Chairman and CEO, Symantec Corporation
    Thomas E. Noonan, Chairman, President and CEO, Internet Security Systems, Inc.
    George H. Conrades, Chairman and CEO, Akamai Technologies
    Craig R. Barrett, CEO, Intel Corporation
    Enrique Hernandez, Jr., President and CEO, Inter-Con Security Systems Inc.
    Maynard G. Webb, COO, e-Bay
    Erle Nye, Chairman and CEO, TXU Corp.
    Marilyn Ware, Chairman, American Waterworks Company
    Archie W. Dunham, Chairman, ConocoPhillips
    Donald John Carty, Chairman and CEO, American Airlines
    Thomas H. Weidemeyer, COO, UPS
    Linwood H. Rose, President, James Madison University
    William F. Owens, Governor of Colorado
    Jorge Santini, Mayor of San Juan Puerto Rico
    Raymond W. Kelly, Police Commissioner, City of New York
    Gilbert G. Gallegos, Chief of Police, Albuquerque New Mexico
    Karen Katen, President, Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals and Executive Vice President, Pfizer Inc.