President Clinton Names Daniel P. Burnham to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (09/21/2000)
                              THE WHITE HOUSE

                       Office of the Press Secretary
                            (Detroit, Michigan)

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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.

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