WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Public Service is pleased to announce that four new members have been elected to serve on its Board of Directors. The board has elected Adm. Thad Allen (Ret.), former Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard; the Honorable Tom Davis, director of federal government affairs at Deloitte and a seven-term Congressman from Virginia; Lloyd Howell, executive vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton; and Peter R. Orszag, vice chairman of global banking at Citigroup, Inc. and former director of the Office of Management and Budget, to serve initial three-year terms.
In welcoming the four new members to the board, Max Stier, Partnership president and CEO said, "One of the Partnership's greatest strengths has been our outstanding Board of Directors, and it now has gotten even stronger with the addition of Thad Allen, Tom Davis, Lloyd Howell and Peter Orszag. They will bring energy, ideas and a broad range of experience to our board that will help to enhance the Partnership's ability to advance our mission of revitalizing the federal government."
About the Partnership's newly elected directors:
Adm. Thad Allen (Ret.), former Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard
Adm. Allen had a long and accomplished career with the U.S. Coast Guard serving as the 23rd Commandant from 2006 until June 2010. During his tenure, he successfully implemented reforms to modernize the Coast Guard to adapt to future challenges. While with the Coast Guard, Adm. Allen led the agency's responses to Hurricane Katrina, the Haitian earthquake and most recently, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill clean-up efforts.
The Honorable Tom Davis, director of federal government affairs, Deloitte
Davis is the director of federal government affairs at Deloitte. Previously, he served seven terms in Congress as a Republican member of the House of Representatives, representing Virginia's 11th congressional district. Davis also served as chairman of the House Government Reform Committee. Before serving as a member of Congress, Davis was the chief elected official of Fairfax County.
Lloyd Howell, executive vice president, Booz Allen Hamilton
Howell is an executive vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton and a member of the company's executive leadership team. At Booz Allen, Howell has supported a number of industries including financial service, energy, and retail, resulting in improved performance for federal and commercial clients. Howell is a former member of Booz Allen's Board of Directors.
Peter R. Orszag, vice chairman of global banking, Citigroup, Inc.
Orszag is vice chairman of global banking at Citigroup, Inc. and a member of the senior strategic advisory group there. Prior, Orszag was director of the Office of Management and Budget and served as director of the Congressional Budget Office. In addition, during the Clinton administration, he served as a special assistant to the president for economic policy.
The new board members join Chairman Tom A. Bernstein, president, Chelsea Piers Management, Inc.; Max Stier, Partnership for Public Service president and CEO; John Bridgeland, president and CEO, Civic Enterprises; Beth A. Brooke, global vice chair for public policy, sustainability and stakeholder engagement, Ernst & Young; Sheila Burke, adjunct lecturer in public policy at Harvard University and research professor and distinguished visitor at Georgetown University; Joel L. Fleishman, professor of law and director, Heyman Center for Ethics, Public Policy, and the Professions; Larry Heyman, principal, Heyman Properties; Sean O'Keefe, CEO, EADS North America; Nancy Killefer, director, McKinsey & Company; Cokie Roberts, political commentator, ABC News and senior news analyst, NPR News; David M. Walker, founder and CEO, Comeback America Initiative; and George W. Wellde, Jr., former vice chairman, Securities Division, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Marking its tenth anniversary, the Partnership for Public Service works to revitalize the federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works. Visit www.ourpublicservice.org for more information.
SOURCE Partnership for Public Service