*NEW PCSD ADDRESS;
*PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (PCSD) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
*NGO MEETING SUNDAY, 17 OCTOBER, 2-5, METHODIST BUILDING ROOMS
1&2, WASHINGTON, D.C.;
*COMMERCE DEPARTMENT CREATES A SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT POST.
1. New Address for PCSD: Department of Interior, Mailstop 7451,
1849 C St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20240.
2. Executive Director for PCSD: Molly Harris Olson, formerly
special assistant to the Director of the Bureau of Land
Management. She assumed her new duties October 1, 1993. (More
3. Pre-PCSD Citizens Network meeting Sunday, 17 October, 2-5,
Methodist Building Rooms 1&2, 100 Maryland Ave. NE, Washington,
D.C. Agenda will be posted later.
4. Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown announced that former New
Bedford, Mass. Mayor John Bullard has been appointed by President
Clinton as director of Commerce's newly-created Office of
Sustainable Development and Intergovernmental Affairs. This
office will be a part of the Department's National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration, and Mr. Bullard will be the Commerce
liaison to the PCSD. Bullard leaves his post as director of
Fisheries Representation with the New Bedford Seafood
Co-Operative Association, Inc. He served as Mayor of New
Bedford for three terms from 1986-1992.
More information on Molly Olson, Executive Director, PCSD. Ms.
Olson has extensive experience working on conservation and
resource issues in the United States and Australia. She comes to
the Council from the Interior Department's BLM where she was
responsible for ecosystem management and Native American
Prior to that, she served on the staff of the Australian
Environment Minister, directing a major national review of
government funding of the environment movement in that country.
Since 1991, she hs been Director of the Earth Care Environmental
Policy Insitute, a small policy group based in Australia and the
She worked for Greenpeace, Australia, and during the 1992
Presidential campaign, she co-directed Environmentalists for
Clinton-Gore with Brooks Yeager.
Ms. Olson holds a master of environmental studies degree from
Yale University, where she was a Bates Resident Scholar, and
joint bachelor of arts degress in environmental studies and
natural resource economics from the University of California at