THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES EDWIN A. LEVINE AS ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR
FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
President Clinton today announced his intent to nominate Edwin A. Levine as Assistant Administrator for Environmental Information and Chief Information Officer of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Mr. Edwin A. Levine, of Tallahassee, Florida, has served as Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Office of Environmental Information at EPA since April 2000. Prior to his duties with EPA, Mr. Levine served in a series of information technology-related positions in the executive and legislative branches of several state governments, as well as in the private sector. From 1992 to 1993, Mr. Levine was the Regional Director for the Electronic Data Systems(EDS) Corporation, where he was responsible for the coordination, development, and communication of EDS's positions on legislative policy in seven western states. Mr. Levine also was Senior Policy Coordinator in the Office of Financial Management in the State of Washington. In this capacity, Mr. Levine was responsible for the development of information technology policy, strategic planning, and budgeting processes used by the executive branch agencies. Mr. Levine served as Vice-Chair for the National Conference of State Legislatures Committee on Access to Information. In addition, Mr. Levine received the Charles McCarthy Award for Leadership in Information Services.
Mr. Levine received his B.S. and M.S. in Political Science from Florida State University.
The Assistant Administrator for Environmental Information and Chief Information Officer of the EPA is directly responsible for the Office of Environmental Information, which provides supervision and direction in the implementation of EPA's information programs. The purpose of this position is to develop information and data planning to support the business needs of the EPA and to manage the strategic information planning and investment processes of the EPA.