President Clinton Names Gary J. Lavine as a Member of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad (10/3/00)
                              THE WHITE HOUSE

                       Office of the Press Secretary
                          (Coral Gables, Florida)

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For Immediate Release                                   October 3, 2000


 PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES GARY J. LAVINE AS A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION FOR
               THE PRESERVATION OF AMERICA?S HERITAGE ABROAD

     The President today announced his intent to reappoint Gary J. Lavine
to serve as a member of the Commission for the Preservation of America?s
Heritage Abroad.

     Mr. Gary J. Lavine of Syracuse, New York, is currently serving as
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Niagara Mohawk Holdings,
Inc. in Syracuse.  Previously, Mr. Lavine maintained a legal practice in
Syracuse.  He has also held a number of positions in the New York State
Legislature, including Legislative Counsel to the Assembly Minority Leader
and Counsel to the Senate Committee on Insurance.  Mr. Lavine is a member
of the Board of Directors of the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
He is also Chair of the Board of Directors of the Onondaga County
Convention Center/War Memorial Complex Management Corporation in Syracuse,
New York.

     Mr. Lavine received a B.S. and a J.D. from Syracuse University.

     The purpose of the Commission for the Preservation of America?s
Heritage Abroad is to identify and publish a list of those cemeteries,
monuments, and historic buildings located abroad, which are associated with
the foreign heritage of U.S. citizens from eastern and central Europe.  The
Commission encourages the preservation of such cemeteries, monuments, and
historic buildings by gaining assurances of protection, in cooperation with
the Department of State, from foreign governments.

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