THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES FIVE MEMBERS TO THE ADVISORY BOARD ON ARMS PROLIFERATION POLICY
The President today announced the appointment of the Chair and Members to the Advisory Board on Arms Proliferation Policy. The Members of the Board are as follows:
Janne Nolan, Chair. Dr. Nolan, an arms control expert, is currently a Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution and adjunct professor at Georgetown University. From 1983 to 1986, Dr. Nolan was senior designee to the Senate Armed Services Committee and served as an official of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency from 1977 to 1980. She has written extensively on international security.
Paul C. Warnke. Mr. Warnke served as the Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and Chief U.S. Arms Negotiator from 1977 to 1978. He also served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs from 1967 to 1969, and as Defense Department General Counsel from 1966 to 1967. Currently, he is a partner in the law firm of Howrey and Simon.
Edward Randolph Jayne II. As an aerospace executive, Dr. Jayne served as President of McDonnell Douglas Missile Systems Company, and prior to that as General Manager of the F-15 Fighter Aircraft Program. He served on the National Security Council staff from 1976 to 1977, and as Associate Director for National Security and International Affairs in the Office of Management and Budget from 1977 to 1980.
Ronald F. Lehman II. Dr. Lehman is Assistant to the Director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. He served as the Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency from 1989 to 1993. He also served in the Defense Department as Assistant Secretary for International Security Policy, in the State Department as Ambassador/U.S. Chief Negotiator on Strategic Offensive Arms (START), and as Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs.
David E. McGiffert. Mr. McGiffert served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs from 1977 to 1981 and as Undersecretary of the Army from 1965 to 1969. He also served as Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs from 1962 to 1965. He is a partner in the law firm of Covington and Burling.
The Advisory Board, which was authorized by the Congress as a part of the FY 94 Defense Authorization Act, will advise the President on U.S. conventional arms transfer policy and on other issues related to arms proliferation. It is comprised of five individuals from the private sector who have distinguished themselves in their expertise and experience in arms control.