THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON APPOINTS TWO MEMBERS TO THE ADVISORY BOARD FOR THE NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM
The President today announced the appointment of Thomas W. Hoog and Y.C.L. Susan Woo to the Advisory Board for the National Air and Space Museum.
The Air and Space Museum is part of the Smithsonian Institution system. The advisory board provides advice to the Institution and the director and reports back to Congress when necessary. The purpose of the museum is to memorialize the national development of aviation and space flight; as well as collect, preserve, and display aeronautical and space flight equipment of historical interest and significance. The museum also serves as a repository for scientific equipment and data pertaining to the development of aviation and space flight; and provides educational material for the historical study of aviation and space flight.
THOMAS HOOG is Chairman of Hill & Knowlton Public Affairs Worldwide and a former naval aviator.
SUSAN WOO, Ph.D. of Tennessee is President and CEO of ERC, Inc., a company specializing in high-tech services. Prior to establishing her own company, Dr. Woo was Professor of Aerospace Engineering at The University of Tennessee Space Institute. She is also a world renowned expert in magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) power generation.