THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES LUCIA A. WYMAN AS MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY
COUNCIL OF THE BORDER ENVIRONMENT COOPERATION COMMISSION
President Clinton today announced his intent to appoint Lucia A. Wyman as Member of the Advisory Council of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC).
Ms. Lucia A. Wyman of Austin, Texas currently lives in Washington, D.C. and is a partner with Hooper Owen & Winburn, where she focuses on issues such as health care, taxes, economic development and the environment. From 1995 to 1998, Ms. Wyman was Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs at the White House. Prior to this assignment, she served as Director of External Affairs at the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) from 1993 to 1995. In that capacity, Ms. Wyman managed DOI's relations with constituency groups and businesses for Secretary Babbitt. Before joining the Administration, Ms. Wyman was with Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue, an international law firm, and Vice President of Public Affairs for Swift Independent Corporation.
Ms. Wyman received a B.A. and a M.S. from the University of Texas.
The BECC was created to advise the Board of Directors of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission in its mission to preserve, protect and enhance the environment along the border region in order to advance the well-being of the people of the U.S. and Mexico.