||The President today announced his intent to appoint fourteen members to serve on the Advisory Committee on Expanding Training Opportunities.
Ms. Christine Hemrick, of Palo Alto, California, who will serve as a co-chair of the Committee, is currently the Vice President for Strategic Technology Policy in the Office of the Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco Systems, Inc. She joined Cisco Systems in January 1991, and has held a number of positions there including Director of Cisco IOS Marketing and Vice President and General Manager of the Internet Appliances and Applications Business Unit. Ms. Hemrick is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cisco Learning Institute. She is also a member of the Technological Advisory Council to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and serves on the Advisory Board of the San Francisco Women's Technology Cluster. Ms. Hemrick received a B.S. degree in Mathematics from North Carolina State University.