From: NASA HQ
Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2002
NASA Deputy Administrator Fred Gregory announced
George Reese, Assistant Administrator for Equal
Opportunity Programs, has accepted a detail assignment
with the Department of Education
Reese will be working with the initiative
"We're glad to know that George's energy and expertise will continue to be available to the government," said Deputy Administrator Gregory. "NASA has a long history of encouraging and supporting education, and George's background will enhance the Administration's commitment to the future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities," he said.
Reese has been head of NASA
During his 25 years at NASA, Reese worked on numerous cases related to equal opportunity and employment issues. He was the NASA representative and U.S. delegate to the Legal Subcommittee of the U.N. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. He also served for many years as the Chairman of the NASA Contract Adjustment Board.
Reese was born in Detroit and raised in Pennsylvania.
He received his bachelor
During the Vietnam War, he served as an officer in the United States Army. Reese is married and has two sons.
Associate Deputy Administrator Jim Jennings will serve in an interim role as acting Assistant Administrator for Equal Opportunity Programs until after the first of the year. "I know Jim will contribute much to our programs and do an exemplary job in this acting capacity until the new Assistant Administrator is on board," Gregory said.
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