THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES GILA JOY BRONNER TO THE UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL COUNCIL
President Clinton announced today his intent to appoint Gila Joy Bronner to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.
Gila Joy Bronner, of Illinois, is an accountant and management consultant at the Bronner Group, Inc. in Chicago. Prior to forming her own company, she was a manager for governmental consulting at KPMG Peat Marwick and the director of the Government Finance Officers Association's Excellence in Financial Reporting Program. Ms. Bronner has designed and served on the faculty of governmental accounting and financial reporting courses for many professional organizations. She is active in many civic and non-profit organizations. Her involvement in Jewish affairs includes serving as a member of the Government Affairs Committee of the Chicago Jewish Federation, Hadassah and as an active member of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), where she has served as a member of its Chicago Executive Council, the AIPAC Capitol Club and AIPAC's National and Regional Policy Conference Steering Committees. She received her B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois, where she received the Distinguished Graduate award and was elected to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. She is a licensed CPA in the State of Illinois.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Council was established in 1979 to provide for the annual commemoration and observance of the Days of Remembrance of the Holocaust, and to construct and operate a living memorial to its victims.