THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES MARK S. GAEDE TO THE GEOLOGIC MAPPING ADVISORY COMMITTEE
President Clinton today announced his intent to appoint Mark S. Gaede of Oregon as the U.S. Department of Agriculture Representative to the Geologic Mapping Advisory Committee.
Mr. Gaede presently serves as Confidential Assistant to James Lyons, Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture where he advises the Under Secretary on natural resource policy. Prior to joining the Administration, Mr. Gaede worked on the House Appropriations Committee for Representative Les AuCoin.
In his capacity as a Representative to the Geologic Mapping Advisory Committee, Mr. Gaede will review and critique the draft geological mapping program implementation plan prepared by the Director of the United States Geological Survey, review the scientific progress of the geological mapping program, and submit an annual report to the Secretary of the Interior evaluating the progress of Federal and State mapping activities.