THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES LEE SEEMAN AS A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF AMERICA'S HERITAGE ABROAD
The President today announced his intent to appoint Lee R. Seeman to serve as a member of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad.
Ms. Lee R. Seeman, of Great Neck, New York, has served on the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad since 1995. She has been instrumental in the creation of a monument marking a cemetery in Wyszkow, Poland destroyed by the Nazis. Ms. Seeman serves a trustee of the W.F. Albright Institute of Archeological Research in Jerusalem and as member of the American Schools for Oriental Research. She serves as a New York State Democratic Committeewoman and as the Democratic leader for the 16th Assembly District. She is also Program Chair of the Great Neck Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Seeman is a general insurance agent broker.
The purpose of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad is to identify and publish a list of cemeteries, monuments, and historic buildings located abroad which are associated with the foreign heritage of U.S. citizens from eastern and central Europe. The Commission encourages their preservation by gaining assurances of protection, in cooperation with the Department of State and foreign governments.