THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES SERENA L. WILSON AS A MEMBER OF THE JOINT PUBLIC
ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF THE COMMISSION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION
The President today announced his intent to appoint Serena L. Wilson as a Member of the Joint Public Advisory Committee of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation.
Ms. Serena L. Wilson of Mill Valley, California, served as Coordinator for Environment and Trade Policy at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from 1998 to 1999. In this position, she was the Senior Advisor on trade and environment policy to the EPA Council of Assistant Administrators. From 1995 to 1998, Ms. Wilson was the U.S. NAFTA Coordinator for the EPA. In this capacity, she coordinated the development of U.S. policy positions with respect to implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation, the environmental side agreement to NAFTA. During this time, she was also an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Washington College of Law, American University. Previously, Ms. Wilson served as the Head of the Biodiversity Team in the Office of Protected Resources at the National Marine Fisheries Service and the International Trade Specialist in the Office of Trade and Industry at the U.S. Department of Commerce. From 1990 to 1992, Ms. Wilson was an Associate Attorney at the law firm of Stewart and Stewart in Washington, DC.
Ms. Wilson received a B.A. and a B.S. from the University of Connecticut and a J.D. at the Washington College of Law at American University.
The Joint Public Advisory Committee of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (JPAC) is a trilateral body that provides information and advice to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) Secretariat and Council on any matters within the scope of the Environmental Cooperation Agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada as part of the NAFTA negotiations.