THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Cologne, Germany) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 18, 1999
PRESIDENT CLINTON TO NOMINATE SALLY KATZEN AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR MANAGEMENT AT THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
The President today announced his intent to nominate Sally Katzen as Deputy Director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
"I am especially proud to name Sally Katzen to this important position," the President said. "She brings an impressive record of public service as well as a strong understanding of management issues. I have worked closely with Sally throughout the Administration and have full confidence that she will continue to provide leadership, hard work and common sense to the important management and regulatory issues that OMB coordinates. Her strong background in policy will serve her well in integrating the important functions related to both the budget and management at OMB."
Sally Katzen is currently the Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council. She has previously served in the Clinton Administration as the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget. She also served in various positions during the Carter Administration.
Prior to joining the Clinton Administration, Ms. Katzen was a partner in the Washington, DC, law firm of Wilmer, Cutler, and Pickering, specializing in regulatory and legislative issues. She has also worked extensively in the field of administrative law, both in her law practice and in professional activities.
Ms. Katzen was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Smith College and the University of Michigan Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Law Review. Following graduation from law school, she clerked for Judge J. Shelly Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
The Office of Management and Budget evaluates and formulates management procedures and program objectives within Federal departments and agencies. The Deputy Director for Management oversees the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, and the Office of Federal Financial Management. In addition, the position has overall responsibility for management practices and procedures throughout the Federal government.