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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release August 15, 1994
                          FOR EMPLOYMENT POLICY 

President Clinton today announced his intention to appoint five members of the National Commission for Employment Policy.

Clayola Brown is International Vice President and a member of the Executive Board of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. She also serves as the Manager and Secretary-Treasurer of the Amalgamated Service Board of the Amalgamated Bank of New York. Additionally, she is the Director of the union's Civil Rights department and Chair of the NAACP's Labor Ad Hoc Committee.

Warren Frelund is a small business owner and Chair of the National Association of Private Industry Councils. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Alliance for Business. He was formerly a planner for a local Job Training Partnership Act office and has served as a consultant to the National Governors' Association State Job Training Coordinating Council.

Frank Garrison is President of the Michigan State AFL-CIO. He is also a member of the Democratic National Committee's Executive Board and the Vice Chair of the Executive Board of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan.

Edward Shumaker is an attorney and partner with the firm of Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell and Chairman of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the New Hampshire Bar Association. He is actively involved in employment law in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and at the Federal level.

Arthur White is the founder and Chairman of Jobs for the Future, a major research and policy development organization which focuses on producing a skilled workforce, a strong economy, and educational excellence. He is Vice Chairman at Yankelovich Partners, Inc. and President and Chief Executive Officer of the WSY Consulting Group.

The National Commission for Employment Policy was established in order to examine the development, coordination, and administration of employment and training programs, and to advise the President and the Congress on national employment and training issues.