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Foundation for the National Archives Welcomes New Board Members; Honey Alexander, Jane Fawcett Hoover, Frank Keating, Riley Temple, Diane Wolf Join Board In 2005.



WASHINGTON -- The Foundation for the National Archives National Archives, official depository for records of the U.S. federal government, established in 1934 by an act of Congress. Although displeasure concerning the method of keeping national records was voiced in Congress as early as 1810, the United States continued  this year welcomed several new dynamic and influential board members: Honey Alexander, Jane Fawcett Hoover, Frank Keating Francis Anthony "Frank" Keating (February 10, 1944) is an American politician from Oklahoma. Keating served as the 25th Governor of Oklahoma. His first term began in 1995 and ended in 1999. Keating won reelection to a second term, which ended in 2003. , Riley Temple, and Diane Wolf.

Confirmed in September was Frank Keating, Oklahoma's 25th governor and current president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of the American Council of Life Insurers The American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) is a Washington-based lobbying and trade group for the life insurance industry. ACLI represents 373 insurance companies that account for 93 percent of the U.S. life insurance industry's total assets. . Mr. Keating also has a 30-year career in law enforcement and public service, including stints as an FBI agent, U.S. Attorney and state prosecutor, and serving Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush Noun 1. George H.W. Bush - vice president under Reagan and 41st President of the United States (born in 1924)
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 in the Treasury, Justice, and Housing Departments.

Diane Wolf was confirmed to the board in February. Miss Wolf is active in civic affairs nationally and locally in Washington DC. She serves on the Senate Preservation Board of Trustees board of trustees Politics The posse of thugs who oversee an institution's administration. See Board of directors. , the Library of Congress Madison Council and the National Public Radio Board of Trustees, as well as serving on the Rockefeller University Council.

Mrs. Alexander, former first lady of Tennessee, was confirmed by the board in December 2004, bringing with her experience serving on several boards, including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) is a private non-profit corporation which is chartered and funded by the United States Federal Government to promote public broadcasting.

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, the Adventure Science Center in Nashville, Tennessee, and the Metropolitan Nashville Public Education Foundation. Additionally confirmed in December was Jane Fawcett Hoover who also serves on the board of governors of Ford's Theatre and Wolf Trap, as well as the Board of the Business-Government Relations Council. Ms. Hoover recently retired from her role as vice president of national government relations for The Procter & Gamble Company, where she was directly involved in all federal legislation and executive public policy that affects the company's global business. Riley Temple, a partner in the Washington DC law firm of Halprin Temple, was also confirmed in December. Mr. Temple serves as board president for the Atlanta-based national black theatre company True Colors Theatre Company, is a member of the board of trustees of the Smithsonian Museum of American History and is a 1990 graduate of Leadership Washington.

"The Foundation for the National Archives is thrilled to welcome these new board members. Their diversity of experience brings a multi-faceted perspective to the board, enhancing our ability to carry out our mission to educate, enrich, and inspire a deeper appreciation of our country's heritage through the collected evidence of its history," stated Tom Wheeler, president of the Foundation for the National Archives.

About The Foundation for the National Archives

Created in 1992, the Foundation for the National Archives is a nonprofit organization Nonprofit Organization

An association that is given tax-free status. Donations to a non-profit organization are often tax deductible as well.

Notes:
Examples of non-profit organizations are charities, hospitals and schools.
, directed by the private sector and separate from Congressional funding, with the mission of furthering the activities of the National Archives. The Foundation and its board of directors are committed to fostering public awareness of the importance of the National Archives as an essential resource in the American democracy through its support of the Archives' National Archives Experience, which includes many public initiatives such as permanent exhibits, educational programs, traveling exhibits, special events and screenings, educational literature, and historical/record-related products and media. The Foundation is integral to providing outreach for these activities and generating financial and creative support from individuals and corporations, particularly for the National Archives Experience.
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