THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES E. LINN DRAPER JR. TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
The President today announced his intent to appoint E. Linn Draper Jr. to serve as a Member of the President's Council on Sustainable Development.
Mr. E. Linn Draper, of Dublin, Ohio, is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Electric Power Company, Inc., located in Ohio. Mr. Draper also serves as President of Ohio Valley Electric Corporation and its subsidiary, Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation. From 1979 to 1992, Mr. Draper served in several capacities at Gulf States Utilities Company in Texas, ending his service there as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. He has also served as Associate Professor and Director of the Nuclear Engineering Program at the University of Texas. Mr. Draper received his B.A. and a B.S. from Rice University, and a Ph.D. in nuclear science and engineering from Cornell University.
The President's Council on Sustainable Development (PCSD) was established by an Executive Order in June 1993 for the purpose of advising the President on matters involving sustainable development.