For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 13, 2001
President Bush to Nominate Jackson as Deputy Secretary of Transportation and Duncan as Under Secretary of the Treasury for Legislative Affairs
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate two individuals to serve in his administration.
The President intends to nominate Michael P. Jackson as Deputy Secretary of Transportation. He is currently the Vice President and General Manager for Business Development at Lockheed Martin IMS, Transportation Systems and Services. He was previously Senior Vice President and Counselor to the President at the American Trucking Association. He served in a variety of positions within the Executive Branch including Chief of Staff at the Department of Transportation from 1992 to 1993 and Special Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary for Cabinet Liaison during the George H. W. Bush administration. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Houston and his doctorate degree in government from Georgetown University.
The President intends to nominate John M. Duncan to be Under Secretary of the Treasury for Legislative Affairs. Mr. Duncan served as Administrative Assistant to former Senator William Roth as well as Majority Staff Director on the Senate Committee on Government Affairs. He is a native of Oakpark, Illinois, and is a veteran of the United States Army. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois and a master's degree from the Department of Urban Affairs and Policy Analysis at the New School for Social Research in New York.