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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release February 15, 1996

President Clinton today announced his intent to reappoint five members to the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (PFIAB).

Thomas F. Eagleton of Missouri is currently a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Thompson & Mitchell. He is a University Professor of Public Affairs at Washington University. Mr. Eagleton served as a U.S. Senator and was a member of both the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Foreign Relations Committee. He was active in matters dealing with foreign relations, intelligence, defense, education, health care and the environment. He holds honorary doctorate degrees from eleven universities.

General Lew Allen, Jr. of California served as Chief of Staff of the Air Force and Director of the National Security Agency. He retired in 1991 as a Vice President of the California Institute of Technology and Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He was a member of former President Bush's PFIAB. He is currently a member of the Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the United States Intelligence Community. He earned a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a M.S. and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Illinois.

Sidney D. Drell of California is a Professor and Deputy Director of the Stanford University Linear Accelerator Center. He is an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University and has served as a scientific consultant and advisor to several Congressional committees, the Departments of Defense and Energy and the White House. Dr. Drell earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.

Zoe Baird of Connecticut is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Aetna Life & Casualty Company. Ms. Baird is a member of the Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the United States Intelligence Community and chaired the Subcommittee on Intelligence and Law Enforcement. She is a former Counselor and Senior Staff Executive of the General Electric Corporation. She is also a former partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of O'Melveny & Myers and a former Associate Counsel to President Carter. She earned her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law.

Lois D. Rice of Washington, D.C. is a Guest Scholar in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. She is currently a Director of several corporations, including McGraw Hill, UNUN Insurance Company, Fleet Financial Group, Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance. Ms. Rice is also a lifetime Trustee of the Urban Institute and Director of the Public Agenda Foundation. She is a former Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at the Control Data Corporation (now known as Ceridian Corporation) and a former Vice President of the College Board. Ms. Rice earned a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa at Radcliffe College.

The President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board provides the President with advice on the objectivity, conduct, management, coordination of activities and effectiveness with which the Intelligence Community is meeting the intelligence needs of the nation. The President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board enhances the security of the United States by improving the quality of intelligence available to the United States.