THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JANE MACON AS A MEMBER TO THE NATIONAL SELECTIVE SERVICE APPEALS BOARD The President today announced his intent to appoint Jane Macon as a
Member to the National Selective Service Appeals Board.
Ms. Jane Macon, of San Antonio, Texas, is currently a practicing lawyer at the law firm of Fulbright and Jaworski, L.L.P, where she specializes in real estate, municipal bonds, public/private partnerships, public law and civil litigation. Ms. Macon sits on the national boards of the Muriel F. Siebert Foundation, the Siebert Financial Corporation, and the National Women's Political Caucus.
Ms. Macon received her B. A. from the University of Texas and her J.D. from Verano Espanol in Madrid, Spain.
The National Appeals Board is a civilian agency within the Selective Service System. The mission of the Selective Service System is to "deliver untrained manpower to the armed forces in time of emergency in accordance with requirements established by the Department of Defense, and to administer the alternative service program for conscientious objectors." In the case of a draft, the Board would be the highest court for those appealing their draft status.