THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DONALD E. HICKMAN TO THE COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED
The President today announced his intent to appoint Rear Admiral Donald E. Hickman to serve as a Member of the Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled.
Rear Admiral Donald E. Hickman, of Covington, Indiana, is currently serving as Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command and 40th Chief of the Supply Corps. Previous assignments during his 35 years of Navy service include management posts in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations and the Defense Logistics Agency. He holds a B.S. degree in industrial management from Purdue University and an M.B.A. in financial management from George Washington University. He has received numerous awards and decorations, including the Defense Superior Service Medal and the Legion of Merit.
The purpose of the Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled is to administer the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Program, under which supplies and services required by the Government are provided by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.