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Legacy of Leadership Award
The White House Fellows Association will award the 2001 Legacy of Leadership Award at the Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, on October 25-26. Previous honorees include Gen. Wes Clark ('75-76) and Kien Pham ('85-86). Selection criteria are consistent with the founding purposes of the White House Fellowship Program and a demonstrated lifelong commitment to public service and include:

  • Achievement: Remarkable achievement throughout a career.
  • Leadership: Evidence of strong leadership and emergence as a leader as evidenced by personal involvement in a leadership role in our society.
  • Dedication: Commitment to making a difference in the world through activities that demonstrate awareness of the world around them and their involvement in it.

Nomination forms were mailed out in April and should be returned to Jack LeCuyer, Executive Director, The White House Fellows Association, 901 E Street, NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20004.

Annual Giving Update
172 White House Fellows have contributed to the White House Fellows Foundation's 2000-01 Annual Giving Drive. 10 corporate matches added to the number of givers. Total donations to date total $83,962. We can still use your help!

Annual Dues Reminder:
This is a reminder that annual dues for the White House Fellows Association are payable now. Dues for 2001 have been set at $100. There is also a Lifetime Membership option of $700. Contact Joan Klein if you have not yet paid your dues. She can be reached at mjkleinpc@compuserve.com or 703-491-6218.

In Memoriam:

Kelsey Phipps ('80-81)
October 1, 2000 in an aircraft accident in California.

Brad Baker ('88-89) has joined Sterling Financial in Deerfield Beach, FL.

Fred Benson ('70-71) is retiring as VP for International Governmental Affairs at Weyerhaeuser Corp to become President of the US-New Zealand Council headquartered in Washington, DC.

Tom Bostick ('89-90) has been promoted to Brigadier General in the United States Army and reassigned to the National Military Command Center in The Pentagon, Washington, DC.

Lael Brainard ('94-95) is a Senior Fellow for Economic and Foreign Policy Studies
at The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC.

Gary Hall ('99-00) is the Director of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Banc One Capital Markets, Inc in Chicago, IL.

COL Bob Edmonds ('95-96) will relinquish command of his F-15 fighter wing in St Louis, MO, to become the USAF Senate Liaison Officer in Washington, DC.

Peter Fiske ('96-97) has left Livermore National Labs to become Vice President for Marketing and Business Development with RAPT Industries in Livermore, CA.

Mike Froman ('92-93) is now Executive Director of the Emerging Markets Group of Citicorp in New York City.

Karen Galatz ('85-86) is Deputy Director of the Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services in Las Vegas, NV.

Adam Herbert ('74-75) is now the Regents Professor and Executive Director, Florida Center for Public Policy and Leadership, at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL.

Francis James ('97-98) is Director, International Programs, Vera Institute of Justice, in New York City.

Bill Lennox ('86-87) has been nominated for promotion to Lieutenant General and as Superintendent at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Cynthia McCaffrey ('95-96) is Resource and Program Manager for UNICEF in New York City.

CAPT John Miller ('90-91) will assume command of the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV64) in May.

Meredith Neizer ('86-87) is the Vice President for Central America of The Martin-Brower Company, LLC, in Panama City, Republic of Panama.

Dan Oliver ('82-83) has relocated to New Orleans, LA, where he is President of Science and Engineering Associates-Information Services.

Bob Orr ('96-97) is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC.

Dan Poneman ('89-90) has joined the Scowcroft Group in Washington, DC.

Mark Readinger ('88-89) has been named President and CEO for Armillaire Technologies, Inc. in Bethesda, MD.

COL Ed Rice ('90-91) is Commander of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth AFB, SD.

Clara Shin ('98-99) is now an attorney with Howard, Rice, Nemerolvski, Falk & Rabkin in San Francisco, CA.

Pat Walsh ('88-89) has been selected for promotion to Rear Admiral (Lower Half) in the United States Navy.

Jonathan S. Aronie, Attorney, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobsen, Washington, DC.

Yvette Camille Brown Wahler, Commander, U.S. Navy, The Pentagon, Washington, DC.

Tina Choi, Director, Global Teaching & Learning Project, United Nations, New York, NY.

Samuel A. Cole, Management Consultant, McKinsey & Co., New York, NY.

Kimberly A. Connors, Deputy District Attorney, Santa Clara County, CA.

Lorelei Coplen, Major, U.S. Army, The Pentagon, Washington, DC.

Randall A. Fine, CEO, SmartMouth Technologies, Watertown, MA.

Daniel A. Fletcher, Research Scientist, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

>Jennifer A. Franke, Director of Consumer Marketing and Products, Embark, San Francisco, CA.

Frederick W. Kacher, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, USS PRINCETON.

Kathryn S. Kissam, Director, Public Affairs and Corporate Marketing, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, MO.

Kris W. Kobach, Law Professor, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO.

Michael S. Lynn, Physician, University of California, San Francisco, CA.

Bruce H. McClintock, Major, U.S. Air Force, Schriever AFB, CO.

Ross T. McNutt, Major, U.S. Air Force, The Pentagon, Washington, DC.

Martha McSally, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Air Force, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Anne L. Meneghetti, M.D., Vice President, Health Policy, Blue Cross Blue Shield,
Boston, MA.

Ricardo O. Morales, Major, U.S. Army, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY.

Jeffrey T. Oppenheim, Major, U.S. Army, Hanscom AFB, MA.

Catherine H. Osman, Captain, U.S. Navy, National Defense University, Washington, DC.

Claudia Peters, MBA Candidate, Marshall School of Business, USC, Los Angeles, CA.

Stephen Poizner, President, SnapTrack, San Jose, CA.

Mary E. Sarotte, Professor, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.

John E. Shaw, Major, U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.

Roberta L. Shea, Major (Select), U.S. Marine Corps, Miramar, CA.

Jonathan S. Spaner, Lieutenant, U.S. Coast Guard, Clearwater, FL.

Anthony J. Vogt, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Coast Guard, Washington, DC.

David O. Washington, Pyschologist, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Katherine E. White, Law Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Howard A. Zucker, Physician, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY.

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