THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES KATHERINE MILNER ANDERSON AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD DIRECTORS OF THE CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING The President today announced his intent to nominate Katherine
Milner Anderson as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).
Katherine Milner Anderson, of Alexandria, Virginia, has been a board member of CPB since 1997. Since 1986, Ms. Anderson has been a member of the board of Team Washington, Inc., where she also serves as the Chief Financial Officer. Her responsibilities include monitoring cash receipts and expenditures for a multi-million-dollar budget and serving as a liaison with banks, attorneys and outside accountants. From 1985 to 1986, Ms. Anderson served as Chairman of the Board for Team Washington, Inc. and on the President's Advisory Council on Peace Corps from 1985 to 1987. Currently, Ms. Anderson is also the President of River Galleries, which provides full-scale design services for residential and corporate clients. From 1983 to 1984, Ms. Anderson was the Associate Director in the Office of Cabinet Affairs in the White House. From 1981 to 1983, Ms. Anderson was the Director, Executive Secretariat at the Department of Transportation and she also served on the President's Taskforce on Legal Equity for Women from 1982 to 1983. From 1969 to 1972, Ms. Anderson taught high school English in Mississippi.
Ms. Anderson holds a B.A. in Education from the University of Mississippi.
The CPB is a private, non-profit entity authorized by the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 to provide high-quality, educational, informational, and cultural programming for all Americans. The Board of Directors of the CPB sets policies and establishes programming priorities for the CPB. To fulfill this mission, the CPB distributes direct grants for operations and programming to more than one thousand public radio and television stations nationwide.