THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DOUGLAS A. HORNE TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE ARTS OF THE JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS The President today announced his intent to appoint Douglas A.
Horne to the Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Douglas A. Horne of Knoxville, Tennessee, is the founder of Horne Properties, Inc., a developer of office buildings, shopping centers, apartments and land in over ten states. Additionally, he is the founder of Republic Newspapers, Inc., which operates eleven community newspapers in Florida, North Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee. He also has involvement with a music publishing business in Nashville. Previously, Mr. Horne was employed with the Tennessee Valley Authority from 1967 to 1981. He has supported the Knoxville Museum of Art, the Knoxville Opera Company and the Knoxville Symphony. Mr. Horne is a business graduate of the University of Tennessee.
The Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is charged with advising and consulting with the Board of Trustees for the Center. In addition, the members of the Committee assist in the Center's fundraising and act as liaisons to performance groups and performing arts centers throughout the nation.