THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DANIEL MICA AND HARRIET ZIMMERMAN TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE US INSTITUTE OF PEACE The President announced today his nomination of Daniel Mica and
Harriet Zimmerman to the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace.
Ms. Zimmerman is a Vice President of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee. She is a member of the Southern Center for International Studies in Atlanta, Georgia. She has also been an active member of the Board of Advisors of the Democratic Leadership Council and, in 1986 served on the Commission on the Future of the South. From 1979-1985, she served on the Board of Advisors of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) at Georgetown University. From 1978 to 1984, she was a member of the National Council (Endowment) for the Humanities. Ms. Zimmerman is a resident of Palm Beach, Florida.
Mr. Mica is Executive Vice President for Federal Affairs for the American Council of Life Insurance and a former U.S. Representative from the 14th Congressional District of Florida (1979-1989). While a Member of Congress, he served on the House Committee on Foreign Relations and was appointed by President Reagan as the Congressional Representative to the United Nations. In addition, Mr. Mica currently serves as Chairman of the Board for International Broadcasting. Mr. Mica lives now in Alexandria, Virginia.
The United States Institute of Peace was established in 1984 by an act of Congress to promote international peace and the resolution of international conflict without violence through education, training, research and public information.