THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES JOSEPH A. CARI, JR. AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS
President Clinton today announced his intention to appoint Joseph A. Cari, Jr. as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Joseph A. Cari, Jr. of Illinois is a partner with the law firm of Coffield Ungaretti & Harris where he serves on the firm's Management Committee and is in charge of strategic planning. Mr. Cari sits on numerous boards, including the Chicago Public Library Board of Directors, the Board of Advisors of Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, the Windows of Opportunity Board of Directors and the U.S. Senate Judiciary Advisory Committee of Civil Litigation and was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the Chicago Urban League. Mr. Cari has been nominated to the Chicago Committee of the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations. His public service includes positions as a Special Council to the Drug Enforcement Caucus of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Administrative Assistant to U.S. Congressman Marty Russo as well as positions on numerous state, county and city boards. Mr. Cari received a B.A. in 1974 and a J.D. in 1978, both from the University of Notre Dame. He also attended the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers in 1981.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is established within the Smithsonian Institution, and administrated by an independent Board of Trustees. The Center fosters scholarship and dialogue in the humanities and social science by bringing Fellows to Washington, D.C. encouraging discourse, and publishing the results of their activities.