THE WHITE HOUSE|
Office of the Press Secretary
(Camp David, Maryland)
For Immediate Release
July 18, 2000
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES FRANCES B. CRAIG TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON
EXPANDING TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
The President today announced his intent to appoint Frances B.
Craig to serve on the Advisory Committee on Expanding Training
Ms. Frances B. Craig, of Fairfax, Virginia, is President and CEO of
Unanet Technologies Inc., an information technology company specializing
in Web business products and solutions for managing information-age
work. She has directed global IT planning, development, and operational
activities at DHL Worldwide Courier, GTE Telenet and Carnegie-Mellon
University. Ms. Craig leads programs which explore the adult learning
model for The Society for Information Management, the Northern Virginia
Technology Council, and Women in Technology.
Ms. Craig received a B.S. degree in mathematics from St. Mary's
College, Notre Dame, Indiana with further studies at Carnegie-Mellon
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-effective 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. These options include grants,
tax incentives, and low-interest loans. The Office of Personnel
Management will support the Committee's activities.