THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES THOMAS FINK TO THE FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD
The President today announced his intent to nominate Thomas Fink to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.
Thomas Fink of Alaska is co-owner of the Schroer-Fink Agency and served as Mayor of Anchorage from 1988 to 1994. Previously, Mr. Fink served in the Alaska House of Representatives for nine years. During his service in the Alaska House of Representatives, Mr. Fink served as Speaker of the House, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and a member of the Finance Committee. Mr. Fink earned a B.S. degree from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois in 1950 and a J.D. from the University of Illinois in 1952.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board was established as an independent agency by the Federal Employees' Retirement System Act of 1986. The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is responsible for managing the Thrift Savings Plan, which provides Federal employees the opportunity to save for additional retirement security. The Board operates the Thrift Savings Plan and manages the investments of the Thrift Savings Fund solely for the benefit of participants and their beneficiaries.