THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Detroit, Michigan) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release September 21, 2000
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DANIEL P. BURNHAM TO THE NATIONAL SECURITY
TELECOMMUNICATIONS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
President Clinton today announced his intent to appoint Daniel P. Burnham as Chair of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).
Mr. Daniel P. Burnham, of Pontiac, Michigan, is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon Company, Lexington, Massachusetts. He joined Raytheon on July 1, 1998 and was appointed President and Chief operating officer. Mr. Burnham joined Raytheon from Allied Signal, Inc., where he most recently served as Vice Chairman and as a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Burnham is the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), a trustee for Xavier University, a member of the Business Council and a member of the Fleet/BankBoston Board of Directors.
Mr. Burnham received his bachelor's degree in 1968 in economics from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and a master's of business administration from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire in 1970.
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) provides the President with information and advice from the industry's perspective regarding specific measures to maintain, protect, and enhance the nation's telecommunications resources that support national security and emergency preparedness capabilities. The Committee addresses telecommunications issues throughout the year and periodically reports directly to the President, and also to the Secretary of Defense in his capacity as the Executive Agent for the National Communications System.