THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ROBERT A. GAINES AS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL CAPITAL PLANNING COMMISSION
President Clinton today announced his intention to re-appoint Robert A. Gaines of Chevy Chase, Maryland, as a Member of the National Capital Planning Commission.
Mr. Gaines was previously appointed to the National Capital Planning Commission in March 1995. He is a partner with Smith Dawson & Andrews, a government and public affairs firm in the District of Columbia. From 1986 to 1992, he served as the Vice President of the American Insurance Association and from 1983 to 1986 he was the Director of Communications for the Chicago Transit Authority. Mr. Gaines served as the Assistant Press Secretary in the Office of the Mayor of Chicago, a position he held from 1980 to 1983. Mr. Gaines holds a B.S. in Communications from the University of Illinois and a J.D. from the John Marshall Law School.
The National Capital Planning Commission is the central planning agency for the Federal Government in the National Capital Region. As such, the Commission reviews and approves Federal construction proposals within the National Capital Region and evaluates the Federal Capital Improvements Program for the Office of Management and Budget.