THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DR. PAUL HILL AS CHAIRMAN AND THREE OTHERS AS MEMBERS OF THE CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD President Clinton today announced his intent to nominate Dr. Paul
Hill, of West Virginia to be the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. In addition, he announced his intent to nominate Dr. Devra Lee Davis, Dr. Gerald V. Poje, Dr. Andrea Kidd Taylor, International Representative and Industrial Hygienist with the United Auto Workers in Detroit, Michigan. The term of office for each Board member is five years.
Dr. Paul Hill is the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.
Dr. Devra Lee Davis is the Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dr. Gerald V. Poje is an expert with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Andrea Kidd Taylor is an International Representative and Industrial Hygienist with the United Auto Workers in Detroit, Michigan.
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board was established under the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. The Board will be responsible for investigating the cause of chemical accidents; issuing reports to Congress, federal agencies, state and local agencies, and other interested parties. In addition, the Board will propose corrective steps to reduce the risk of injury in the production and use of chemicals, and may conduct related research and studies. If confirmed by the Senate, these individuals would be the first members of the Board.