THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
March 3, 1998
MEMORANDUM FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE THE SECRETARY OF LABOR THE SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES THE SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY THE SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS THE SECRETARY OF EDUCATION THE CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISORS THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY THE DIRECTOR OF THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE THE CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR DOMESTIC POLICY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR ECONOMIC POLICY SUBJECT: President's Community Empowerment Board
In order to advance the efforts of the President's Community Empowerment Board (CEB) and to facilitate interagency coordination and cooperation, I hereby order the following:
The Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Administration, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the Chair of the Council on Environmental Quality will become members of the CEB.
With these additional members, I am confident that we will be able to better provide distressed communities with a single Federal forum dedicated to helping them address their economic and community needs.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
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