For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 25, 2003
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate two individuals to serve in his administration:
The President intends to nominate Julie L. Myers of Kansas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Export Enforcement). She currently serves as Chief of Staff to the Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice, Criminal Division. Previously, Ms. Myers served as Deputy Assistant Secretary (Money Laundering and Financial Crimes) for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Enforcement. From November 1999 to October 2001, she served as Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York. Earlier in her career, Ms. Myers served as an associate for the law firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt and as a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. She earned her bachelor's degree from Baylor University and her J.D. from Cornell Law School.
The President intends to nominate Rixio Enrique Medina of Oklahoma, to be a Member of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, for a five-year term. Currently, he serves as Manager of Corporate Health, Safety and Security for CITGO Petroleum Corporation. Previously, Mr. Medina served as Manager of Health and Safety Services for Corpus Christi Refinery, CITGO. Earlier in his career, he served as Safety Engineering Supervisor for Mobil Oil Corporation and as Environmental, Health and Safety Superintendent for PDVSA (Petrleos de Venezuela). Mr. Medina earned his bachelor's degree from Oklahoma State University and his master's degree from Central Missouri University.