THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JENNIFER L. HERNANDEZ AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE PRESIDIO TRUST The President today announced his intent to appoint Jennifer L.
Hernandez as a member of the Board of Directors of the Presidio Trust.
Ms. Jennifer L. Hernandez, of Berkeley, California, is an attorney and partner with Beveridge & Diamond, specializing in environmental and land use law. She is also a Lecturer at Stanford Law School and the University of California at Berkeley (Extension), teaching courses in Urban Redevelopment, Environmental Law and Military Base Conversions. Ms. Hernandez is a Co-Founder and member of the Board of the Environmental Law Forum, and a member of the boards of the California League of Conservation Voters, Sustainable Conservation and the California Center for Land Recycling. She has also authored two books: A Practical Guide to Implementing the California Environmental Quality Act and Environmental Health and Safety Compliance: A Practical Guide for Health Care, Medical and Laboratory Facilities, and numerous articles.
Ms. Hernandez received an A.B. from Harvard University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.
The Presidio, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, is the oldest continuously operated military post in the United States, dating from 1776, as well as a designated National Historic Landmark. In 1996, an act of Congress signed by the President created the Board of Directors of the Presidio Trust for the purpose of managing the resources of Presidio in a manner consistent with sound principles of land use planning and management.