Last week, the White House Press Secretary’s office released news that President Obama had appointed three new members to administrative posts. Maxwell alum Dallas Salisbury (’73 MPA) was among these esteemed appointees, and was named as a new member of the Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. For the complete press release, click here.
An excerpt on Salisbury from the White House press release: “Dallas L. Salisbury is President and CEO of the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), which he joined as chief staff executive at its founding in 1978. During his time at EBRI, Mr. Salisbury has been involved in the creation of the American Savings Education Council, the National Academy of Human Resources, and the public financial education campaign, Choose to Save. Mr. Salisbury is a member of several Boards of Directors and advisory boards, including the Securities and Exchange Commission Investor Advisory Committee, the Board of Advisors to the Comptroller General of the United States, and the Board of Directors of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. Prior to joining EBRI, Mr. Salisbury held positions with the Washington State Legislature, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Employee Benefits Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Mr. Salisbury previously served on the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation from 1991 to 1994, having been appointed by President George H. W. Bush. He holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of Washington and an M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.”