THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES TWO MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE
CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
The President today announced his intent to nominate Juanita Sims Doty and Leslie Lenkowsky to serve as members of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Dr. Juanita Sims Doty, of Jackson, Mississippi, became Executive Assistant to the President and Human Resources Manager of Lextron Corporation in June of 1995. Previously, she served as Director of the Speech Hearing Center and as an Associate Professor at Jackson State University. Dr. Doty continues as President of Sims-Doty and Associates, a consulting group providing speech, language, and educational consulting she began in 1980. She served on the Board of the Mississippi Commission on Volunteer Service from 1994 to 1997. Dr. Doty received B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi and an Ed.D. from Jackson State University.
Dr. Leslie Lenkowsky, of Indianapolis, Indiana, has served on the Corporation?s Board of Directors since 1994. He has served as a professor at Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis since 1997. He is also a research associate of the Indiana University Center on Philanthropy. From 1990-1997, he served as president of the Hudson Institute, an internationally renowned public policy research institution. He has also served as President of the Institute for Educational Affairs, as Deputy Director of the United States Information Agency, as a research fellow of the American Enterprise Institute, as an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University, and as Director of Research of the Smith Richardson Foundation. He serves as a director of the Achelis and Bodman Foundations, ITT Educational Services, Inc., and American United Life Funds. Dr. Lenkowsky received a B.A. degree from Franklin and Marshall College and a Ph.D. degree from Harvard University.
The Corporation for National and Community Service provides opportunities for Americans of all ages to help communities meet critical challenges in the areas of education, public safety, human needs, and the environment. The Corporation oversees three national service initiatives: AmeriCorps, the National Senior Service Corps, and Learn & Serve America.