THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES KEVIN J. CONLON TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON
EXPANDING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
The President today announced his intent to appoint Kevin J. Conlon to serve as a member of the Advisory Committee on Expanding Training Opportunities.
Mr. Kevin J. Conlon, of Flossmoor, Illinois, is the Co-Founder and Senior Vice President of Wilhelm & Conlon Public Strategies in Chicago. Prior to starting his own business, Mr. Conlon was an attorney in private practice, and served as District Counsel to the Communications Workers of America (AFL-CIO). He is an author and frequent lecturer on labor and employment topics, and serves on the faculty of the Illinois Institute of Technology, Kent College of Law.
Mr. Conlon received a B.S. degree from Illinois State University, a M.A. degree from the University of Illinois, and a J.D. degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.
The Advisory Committee on Expanding Training Opportunities was established by Executive Order 13111 to provide the President with an independent assessment of how the federal government can encourage the effective use of learning technology to provide more accessible and cost-training for all Americans. It will study the progress made by the Federal government in its use of technology in training programs. The Committee will also provide an analysis of options for helping adult Americans finance the training and post-secondary education needed to upgrade skills and gain new knowledge, including grants, tax incentives, and low-interest loans. The Office of Personnel Management will support the Committee's activities.