THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES VAN B. HONEYCUTT AS CHAIR OF THE PRESIDENT'S NATIONAL SECURITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The President today announced his intent to designate Van B. Honeycutt as Chair of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).
Mr. Van B. Honeycutt, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), a leading provider of management consulting and information technology solutions and services to industries and governments worldwide. Mr. Honeycutt joined CSC in 1975, as a regional marketing manager for the company's timesharing and value-added network. He later served as Vice President and General Manager of CSC's Business Services Division. In 1983, Mr. Honeycutt became President of CSC Credit Services. Mr. Honeycutt was promoted to Corporate Vice President and President of CSC's Industry Services Group in 1987, where he directed the company's activities in a wide range of commercial markets. In 1993, he became President and Chief Operating officer of CSC. He was named Chief Executive Officer in April 1995.
Mr. Honeycutt earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Franklin University in Ohio, and completed Stanford University's Executive Graduate Program.
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, established under Executive Order 12382, provides the President with technical information and advice on national security telecommunications policy. The Committee is composed of no more than 30 chief executives representing elements of the national telecommunications industry, including the information services, electronics, aerospace, and banking sectors. Members are appointed by the President and serve at the pleasure of the President. The NSTAC itself meets approximately every 9-12 months, but its industry Executive Subcommittee carries out studies throughout the year.