President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection
August 1997 White House Release
The nominations of members to the PCCIP Advisory Committee were announced by the White House in a series of press releases which we have mirrored at our site to facilitate access for our visitors.
Below is the White House release from August 1997. The other releases are available from a listing on the main Advisory Committee Page.
President Clinton Names Sam Nunn, David Campbell, Charles Lee, and Elvin Moon To the Advisory Committee on Critical Infrastructure Protection
Office of the Press Secretary
|For Immediate Release
||August 13, 1997
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES SAM NUNN, DAVID CAMPBELL, CHARLES LEE, AND ELVIN MOON TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION
Today President Clinton announced his intent to nominate former Senator Sam
Nunn as Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee to the President's Commission on
Critical Infrastructure Protection, and three other Committee Members: David
Campbell, Charles Lee, and Elvin Moon.
Senator Nunn, of Georgia, is a senior partner in the Atlanta law firm of King & Spalding. Senator Nunn was elected to the United States Senate from Georgia in 1972 and served for four terms. During his tenure in the U.S. Senate, he served as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Permanent
Subcommittee on Investigations. Senator Nunn also served on the Senate's
Intelligence and Small Business Committees. He is a distinguished professor in
the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech. He serves on
several non-profit boards, including the Center for Strategic and
International Studies, the Aspen Institute, the Carnegie Corporation of New
York and Emory University. Senator Nunn also serves on the boards of publicly
held corporations such as The Coca-Cola Company, the General Electric Company,
National Service Industries, Inc. and Total System Services, Inc.
David N. Campbell, of Massachusetts, is President of BBN Technologies, a
principal business unit of BBN Corporation which is a subsidiary of GTE
Corporation. BBN is a leading provider of internetworking products and
services. Previously, he served as Chairman of Computer Task Group, an
Information Technology Services Company. Mr. Campbell received an M.S. in Operations Research from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a B.S. in Mathematics from Niagara University. He has served as Chairman for
a number of organizations including the Greater Buffalo United Way, Roswell
Park Cancer Institute Council, and the Erie County Industrial Development
Charles R. Lee, of Connecticut, became Chairman and the Chief Executive
Officer of GTE Corporation in 1992. Mr. Lee previously served as President,
Chief Operating Officer, and as Director of the corporation. He joined GTE
from Columbia Pictures Industries Inc., where he was Senior Vice President of
Finance. Prior to joining Columbia Pictures, Mr. Lee served as Senior Vice
President of Finance for Penn Central Corporation. He received a B.A. in
Metallurgical Engineering from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard
University. Mr. Lee also serves as Chair on the President's National Security
Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
Elvin Moon, of California, is President of E.W. Moon Engineering &
Construction Management Industries. Mr. Moon's experience includes 15 years
in management with corporations including Hughes Aircraft, Rockwell
International, Bechtel Inc. and Weyerhauser. He currently serves as a Director
on the Board of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. Mr. Moon received
his B.S. from the University of Arkansas and his M.B.A. from Pepperdine
The President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection was
established in July 1996 to examine both physical and electronic "cyber"
threats to key U.S. Infrastructures (telecommunications, energy, banking and
finance, transportation , emergency services, etc.). The Commission will
develop a comprehensive national strategy for infrastructure assurance. The
Advisory Committee, which is made up of infrastructure industry executives and
other private-sector leaders will advise and support the Commission.