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U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke Announces Appointees to Presiden'ts Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
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Commerce Secretary Gary Locke today announced the appointment of members to the President’s Export Council Subcommittee on Export Administration (PECSEA), which will advise the Commerce Department on the administration’s export control reform initiative. 

“The PECSEA will provide invaluable advice as we continue to enhance our national security through the President’s reform efforts,” Locke said. “Export Control Reform requires a public-private partnership, and the business community’s insight on how that effort impacts the industrial base is vital.”

President’s Export Council (PEC) member Raul Predraza, Founder and President of  Magno International L.P., will chair the PECSEA, which has scheduled its first meeting for March 10.  Marion Blakey, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association, will serve as the Vice Chair.

Additional PECSEA Members

Gregory Bourn, Finmeccanica North America, Inc.
Leslie Bowen, Material Systems, Inc.
Darrell Coleman, DynCorp International, LLC
Curtis Dombeck, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLC
Nelson Dong, Dorsey & Whitney, LLC
Jefferson Hofgard, The Boeing Company
Beth Ann Johnson, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Dean Johnson, Systron Donner Inertial
Tino Oldani, Ingersoll Machine Tools, Inc.
Kathleen Lockard Palma, General Electric Company
Roy Paulson, Paulson Manufacturing Corporation
Kimberly Pritula, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
Gregory Robbins, Veeco Instruments, Inc.
Carlos Romero, University of New Mexico
Robert Schact, Hyrdra-Electric Company
Michelle Schulz, Braumiller Schulz, LLP
Chiradeep Sengupta, Federal Express
Michael Slonim, Honeywell International, Inc.
Osval “Chip” Storie, MAG Industrial Automation Systems
Michael Swartz, Lake Shore Cryotronics, Inc.
Chuck Tabbert, Ultra Communications
Song Volk, Hughes Network Systems, LLC

 

Background

The Department of Commerce chartered the PECSEA on June 21, 2010, to advise the Department on U.S. policies encouraging trade with all countries with which the United States had diplomatic or trading relations, and of policies controlling trade for national security, foreign policy and short supply reasons.