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President Bush names J. Cellini to ``Abe'' Panel

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Just in time for Presidents Day, President Bush names a member of a well-connected Illinois GOP family, Julianna M. Cellini, to the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.

White House press release below....and for more information about the commission go to http://www.lincolnbicentennial.gov/

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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For Immediate Release February 9, 2006

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual and appoint three individuals to serve in his Administration:

The President intends to nominate Andrew B. Steinberg, of Maryland, to be Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Aviation and International Affairs. Mr. Steinberg currently serves as Chief Counsel for the Federal Aviation Administration at the Department of Transportation. Prior to this, he served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Church & Dwight Co., Inc. He was also Executive Vice President for Administration, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Travelocity.com, Inc, and Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Sabre. Earlier in his career, Mr. Steinberg served as Associate General Counsel for American Airlines. Mr. Steinberg received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his JD from Harvard University Law School.

The President intends to appoint Julianna M. Cellini, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, for the Life of the Commission
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The President intends to appoint Trung Dung, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Education Foundation, for the remainder of a three-year term expiring April 17, 2007.
The President intends to appoint Richard J. Wall, of California, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Education Foundation, for the remainder of a three-year term expiring April 17, 2008.
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