President Trump Appoints Three New Council Members to the Administrative Conference of the United States

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President Trump Appoints Three New Council Members to the Administrative Conference of the United States

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2018 - President Donald J. Trump announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) Council:

  • Jeffrey M. Harris
  • Michael H. McGinley
  • Donald F. McGahn II

The Council is composed of the ACUS Chairman and 10 other members appointed by the President.  Council members serve three-year terms and include government officials and private citizens with expertise in administrative law and public administration. ACUS Vice Chairman and Executive Director Matthew L. Wiener is the current Acting Chairman and presiding officer of the Council.

The Council’s duties include proposing bylaws and regulations for adoption by the 101 voting members of ACUS, known as the Assembly; reviewing budgetary proposals; receiving and considering research reports and recommendations from ACUS committees; and approving the appointment of non-government members.

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 www.acus.gov.

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