Administrative Conference Appoints Four New Senior Fellow Members

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Administrative Conference Appoints Four New Senior Fellow Members
Renowned Experts Will Work to Improve the Administrative Process

Washington, D.C., November 19, 2018 – The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) announces the appointment of four new Senior Fellows:

•    Gary D. Bass, Executive Director, Bauman Foundation 
•    Bridget C. E. Dooling, Research Professor, GW Regulatory Studies Center 
•    Michael A. Fitzpatrick, Head of Regulatory Advocacy & Senior Counsel, General Electric Co.
•    Eugene Scalia, Partner, Gibson Dunn
“The Conference thanks its new senior fellows—all of them former public or government members of the Conference—for agreeing to continue their service,” said Matthew Lee Wiener, the Conference’s Vice Chairman and Executive Director. “Their insights and experience will contribute immeasurably to the Conference’s important mission of improving the fairness and efficiency of administrative procedure for the benefit of the American people.”

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. Except for the Chairman, all Conference Members are unpaid. 

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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