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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release March 23, 1994
                        EDUCATION SECURITY BOARD

     The President today announced the nomination of Roger Hilsman,

Stanley Sheinbaum and Robert Shamansky to the National Security Education Board. The National Security Education Board develops criteria for awarding scholarships, fellowships, and grants. In addition, the Board recommends ways to encourage interest in jobs in Government agencies that have a national security role.

Roger Hilsman of New York currently teaches at the Institute for War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. He served as Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs during the Kennedy Administration and is also a prolific author on the subject of international affairs.

Stanley Sheinbaum of California is President of Fairtree Enterprises. He has extensive experience in the field of economics, both as a professor and as a consultant. Mr. Sheinbaum is also a member of the Board of Directors of People for the American Way and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California. He previously served as a member of the Board of Regents of the University of California, as a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions and as a Fulbright Economics Fellow in Paris, France.

Robert Shamansky of Ohio is to fill a newly created position. Mr. Shamansky is a former member of Congress from Ohio, where he served on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. He is a member of the United Nations Association of the U.S.A. and Jewish Relations Committee. Mr. Shamansky is presently a partner in the law firm of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan and Arnoff in Columbus, Ohio.