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THE WHITE HOUSE

                     Office of the Press Secretary
                         (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
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For Immediate Release                                      June 21, 1999

            PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES RICHARD GLENN AS MEMBER
                   OF THE ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION

The President today announced his intention to appoint Richard Glenn as a member of the Arctic Research Commission.

Mr. Glenn, of Barrow, Alaska, has served as a member of the Commission since 1995. He is currently Director of the Department of Energy at the North Slope Borough and is a professionally trained geologist and engineer with primary experience in the fields of petroleum and general geology of the Arctic. Since 1996, Mr. Glenn has served as Board President of the Barrow Arctic Science Consortium and Chairman of the Ilisagvik College Board of Trustees. He also serves as a Board Member on the Alaska Native American Science Commission.

Mr. Glenn holds a B.S. in Geology from San Jose State University and an M.S. in Geology from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

The Arctic Research Commission develops and recommends integrated national Arctic research policy; facilitates cooperation between the Federal, State and local governments with respect to Arctic research; and reviews Federal Arctic research programs and recommends improvements.

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