THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CHRISTOPHER M. COBURN MEMBER OF THE BOARD
OF THE UNITED STATES ENRICHMENT CORPORATION
The President today announced his intent to nominate Christopher M. Coburn of Ohio to the Board of Directors of the United States Enrichment Corporation.
Mr. Coburn is a recognized authority on public and private technology development partnerships. Mr. Coburn presently serves as Vice President of the Technology Partnership Practice for Battelle Memorial Institute, where he directs a unit working with public and private organizations in cooperative technology development, commercialization and transfer programs. Prior to joining Battelle in January of 1991, Mr. Coburn served as Science and Technology Advisor to Ohio Governor Richard F. Celeste. He has also served as Executive Director of the Thomas Edison Program in Ohio, where he was responsible for one of the largest public/private high technology programs in the United States.
Mr. Coburn received his B.A. in Political Science from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. He also holds a Masters in Public Administration from George Washington University, with a concentration in science policy.
The United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC) is a government corporation that produces and markets uranium enrichment services to more than 60 utilities that own and operate commercial nuclear power plants in the United States and 11 foreign countries.