THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES ALLEN CARRIER TO SERVE AS MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE
CULTURE AND ARTS DEVELOPMENT.
The President today announced his intent to nominate Allen Carrier to serve as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development.
Mr. Carrier of Washington, D.C. is currently Managing Partner of the public relations firm of Michael Darling and Associates. Previously, Mr. Carrier was Senior Vice President for public relations of Henry J. Kaufman Associates, Inc. He also served concurrently as National Media Director for Shandwick North America. Before joining Kaufman and Shandwick, Mr. Carrier was an account supervisor at Daniel J. Edelman, Inc. He also worked as a journalist, providing news and features coverage to several news organizations including The Arizona Daily Star, UPI, and the Times/Journal Company in Washington. In addition, Mr. Carrier has served as press secretary for two former members of Congress, Norman Mineta and James Lloyd. Mr. Carrier is the winner of several top public relations awards, including three Silver Anvil Awards for Public Affairs, Marketing Communications and Non-Profit Work presented by the Public Relations Society of America. Mr. Carrier received a B.A. in Journalism from the American University in Washington, D.C.
The Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development is responsible for the direction of the Institute of American Indian Arts. The mission of the Institute is to promote the preservation and development of American Indian and Alaska Native arts and culture through programs of education and outreach to students, tribal communities and the public. The Institute is the only educational institution in the world devoted solely to the study and practice of the artistic and cultural traditions of all American Indians.