THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Albuquerque, New Mexico) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 27, 1998
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES NORINE E. NOONAN AS ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AT THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
The President today announced his intent to nominate Norine E. Noonan to serve as Assistant Administrator for Research and Development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Dr. Norine E. Noonan of Melbourne, Florida, is currently the Vice President for Research and the Dean of the Graduate School at the Florida Institute of Technology. From 1987 to 1992, Dr. Noonan served as Chief of the Science and Space Programs Branch of the Energy and Science Division, for the Office of Management and Budget in Washington, D.C. From 1983 to 1987, Dr. Noonan served as a budget and program analyst for the Science and Space Programs Branch. From 1982 to 1983, Dr. Noonan served as an American Chemical Society Congressional Science Fellow for the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. From 1981 to 1982, she served as an expert consultant for the congressional subcommittee on Science, Research, and Technology. Dr. Noonan is a Member and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and is a Member of the American Society for Cell Biology, Sigma Xi, and Phi Beta Kappa.
Dr. Noonan received her B.A., summa cum laude, in zoology from the University of Vermont and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in cell biology from Princeton University.
The Assistant Administrator for Research and Development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), serves as the principal science advisor to the Administrator and is responsible for the development, direction, and conduct of national research, development and demonstration programs in various areas, including, pollution sources, fate, and health and welfare effects; pollution prevention and control and waste management and utilization technology; environmental sciences and monitoring systems.