THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ERIC D. EBERHARD TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE MORRIS K. UDALL SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL
The President today announced his intent to nominate Eric D. Eberhard to serve as a Member of the Board of Trustees for the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation.
Mr. Eric D. Eberhard of Normandy Park, Washington, is a partner at Dorsey & Whitney where he practices in the Indian and Gaming Law Department and is a member of the Executive Committee for the Seattle office. He practices in the areas of the Federal Indian law, Environment and Natural Resources, Gaming, and legislation. From 1994 to 1995, he was Staff Director and Counsel on the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. From 1989 to 1994, he was Minority Staff Director and Counsel for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. From 1991 to 1993, he was the Legislative Counsel to Senator John McCain (R-AZ). From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Eberhard served as counsel at Gover, Stetson, & Williams. From 1984 to 1987, he was the Executive Director of the Navajo Nation's Washington Office. From 1983 to 1984, he was the Deputy Attorney General of the Navajo Nation Department of Justice.
Mr. Eberhard received his B.S. in Political Science from Western Reserve University, his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and his LL.M. from George Washington University National Law Center.
The Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation, a bipartisan board, was created in March 1992 to increase the awareness and importance of the Nation's natural resources. The Foundation fosters a greater recognition and understanding of the role of the environment, establishes programs for Environmental Policy Research and Environmental Conflict Resolution, and develops resources to properly train professionals in environmentally related fields. The Foundation also develops resources to train Native American and Alaskan Native professionals in health care and public policy. The Foundation is located in Tucson, Arizona.