THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Martha's Vinyard, Massachusetts) ______________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release August 29, 1997
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES KATHERINE MILNER ANDERSON AS MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING
The President today announced his intent to nominate Katherine Milner Anderson as a Member of the Board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Ms. Anderson of Alexandria, Virginia, is currently the Chief Financial Officer and former Chairman of the Board for Team Washington, Inc. Her responsibilities include monitoring cash receipts and expenditures for a budget of $42 millions dollars. She also serves as a Liaison with many banks, attorneys, and outside accountants. From 1981 to 1983, Ms. Anderson served as Associate Director in the Office of the Cabinet in the White House and then from 1983 to 1984 she served as the Director, Executive Secretariat at the Department of Transportation. Ms. Anderson holds a B.A. in Education from the University of Mississippi.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is a private, non-profit entity, authorized by the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, in order to provide high-quality, educational, information, and cultural programming for all Americans. The Board of Directors of the CPB sets policies and establishes programming priorities for the Corporation. To fulfill this mission, CPB distributes direct grants for operations and programming to approximately 340 CPB-supported public radio stations and approximately 200 public television grantees operating 355 stations in the United States and its territories.