THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES HIS INTENTION TO APPOINT WILLIAM A. GOLLNICK AND WARREN J. SEYLER AS MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL OF INDIAN EDUCATION
President Clinton today announced his intention to appoint William A. Gollnick and Warren J. Seyler as members of the National Advisory Council of Indian Education.
The National Advisory Council of Indian Education (NACIE) advises the Secretary of Education with respect to the evaluation of educational programs and applications for assistance under the Indian Education Act. NACIE also provides technical assistance to local and Indian educational agencies, institutions and organizations; submits nominees to the Secretary for the position of Director of the Office of Indian Education; and makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding the funding and improvement of Federal educational programs.
William A. Gollnick is the Director of Legislative Affairs for the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin. Previously, Mr. Gollnick served as an educational consultant for American Indian Studies, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, and as an Assistant to the Chancellor for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. He has made numerous contributions in the area of Indian Education, and has been valuable to the Office of Domestic Policy in dealing with issues of concern to Native Americans. Mr. Gollnick earned his B.S. in Social Change and Development, and Ed.M in Administration, Planning and Social Policy.
Warren J. Seyler is the Chairman for the Spokane Tribe of Indians, Washington State. Previously, Mr. Seyler served as Councilman for the Spokane Tribe of Indians. He is a member of the National Indian Education Association, as well as the Tribal Educational Contractors Association. He serves as Vice-Chairman for the Spokane Tribe Education Committee, and as a delegate for the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and the National Congress of American Indians.