ACUS Appoints Three New Senior Fellows

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ACUS Appoints Three New Senior Fellows

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2021 – The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) is pleased to announce the appointment of three new senior fellows: Geovette E. Washington, Jane C. Sherburne, and Theodore B. Olson. Ms. Washington is Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at the University of Pittsburgh, Ms. Sherburne is Principal at Sherburne PLLC, and Mr. Olson is a Partner at the law firm Gibson Dunn. Ms. Washington, Ms. Sherburne, and Mr. Olson all served as long-standing members of ACUS's Council under two administrations.

"Few Council members have contributed as much to ACUS over their many years of service as Geovette, Jane, and Ted. We are honored that they will continue to participate in our work as senior fellows," said Matthew L. Wiener, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of ACUS. 


About ACUS

The Administrative Conference of the United States is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research and providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for federal agency procedures. Its membership is composed of senior federal officials, academics, and other experts from the private sector.

The Conference is committed to promoting effective public participation and efficiency in the rulemaking process by leveraging interactive technologies and encouraging open communication with the public as well as making improvements to the regulatory process by reducing unnecessary litigation, and improving the use of science and the effectiveness of applicable laws.  Learn more at

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