Nomination for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation
The President today announced his intention to nominate Delaware Governor Thomas R. Carper to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak). Governor Carper will assume the seat on the Board being vacated by Gov. Tommy Thompson of Wisconsin.
In announcing the nomination, the President said, "Governor Carper's leadership, financial expertise, and strong commitment to providing America with quality passenger rail service will be of great service to the Board as well as to the millions of customers who rely on Amtrak's service each year."
NOTE: A biography of the nominee was made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.
William J. Clinton, Nomination for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/219583