THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JERRY L. SINN AS FEDERAL MEMBER OF THE DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION AND THE SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION
The President today announced his intent to appoint Jerry L. Sinn as Federal Member of the Delaware River Basin Commission and the Susquehanna River Basin Commission.
Major General Jerry L. Sinn, of Minot, North Dakota, has served as the Commanding General for the United States Army Engineer Division, North Atlantic in New York, New York since July 1997. From 1995 to 1997, he was the Director of Operations and Support for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Financial Management. From 1994 to 1995, he was the Deputy Chief of Staff for Resource Management, United States Army Material Command in Virginia. From 1993 to 1994, Major General Sinn was the Chief of the Command Planning Group for the United States Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Monroe, Virginia. From 1991 to 1993, he was the Commander of the 3rd Engineer Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, United States Army Europe and the Seventh Army in Germany. Major General Sinn is a decorated veteran who has received the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, and Army Commendation Medal.
Major General Sinn received his B.S. in Mathematics from Minot State College and an M.S. in Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla.
The Delaware River Basin Commission was created by P.L. 87-328 in 1961. The Susquehanna River Basin Commission was created by P.L. 91-575 in 1970. The Commission's purpose is to develop and effectuate plans, policies, and projects relating to the water resources of the Delaware River Basin and the Susquehanna River Basin, respectively.