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Saturday, January 7, 2017

President Obama Fills More Cultural Heritage Policy Positions


Two weeks ahead of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, President Barack Obama made further appointments to cultural heritage policy posts.

The White House announced the reappointment of the following individuals on Thursday:
  • Rosemary Joyce - Cultural Property Advisory Committee; first appointed to CPAC in 2011
  • James Wright Willis - Cultural Property Advisory Committee; first appointed to CPAC in 2003
  • Joan Ellyn Silber - Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad; first appointed to the Commission in 2015
In 111 days, the Obama administration has filled seven of the eleven total CPAC positions.

Photo credit: Mike Thorn

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