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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release June 23, 1998
                           PRESIDENT CLINTON 
                     NAMES MARCIA D. GREENBERGER 

The President today announced his intent to appoint Marcia D. Greenberger as a Member of the National Skill Standards Board.

Ms. Marcia D. Greenberger, of Washington, D.C., has served as a Member of the National Skill Standards Board since 1995. She has been the Co-President of the National Women's Law Center since she founded the organization in 1981. The Center provides counsel for women's interests on employment, education, health, and family issues. Its work entails litigation in federal courts, participation in agency rule-making proceedings, testimony before Congress, and legal research and analysis. From 1972-1981, she was Director of the Women's Rights Project at the Center for Law and Social Policy. She has also served as an associate with the law firm of Caplin and Drysdale. She serves on the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, the Executive Committee of the Leadership Conference for Civil Rights, the Women's Economic Justice Center Advisory Committee at the Center for Policy Alternatives, and on the board of the American Law Institute.

Ms. Greenberger received A.B. and J.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.

The National Skill Standards Board identifies groups of occupations involving one or more industries in the United States, and develops a system of common skill standards. Members are appointed by the President for a term of four years, and include representatives from non-governmental organizations, labor, business, state and local government, community-based organizations, and a human resources professional.