Bill Frenzel

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William E. "Bill" Frenzelis a member of the Coordinating Committee at The Century Foundation Homeland Security Project.

A birographical note on the website of The Century Foundation statest that Frenzel "has been a guest scholar at the Brookings Institute since January 1991, when he retired from the U.S. House of Representatives after serving his Minnesota constituency for 20 years. Frenzel was the Ranking Minority Member on the House Budget Committee and was the principal Republican economic spokesperson in the House. He was a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and its Trade Subcommittee, and was a Congressional Representative to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in Geneva for 15 years." [1]

"In 1993, he was Special Advisor to the President for NAFTA. In 2001, President George Walker Bush appointed him to the Social Security Commission. Frenzel received his BA and MBA from Dartmouth College and served as a Naval Officer during the Korean War," it states.

"Mr. Frenzel serves in leadership positions for a number of distinguished organizations, including: the Eurasia Foundation; the National Association of Japan-America Societies; the US Steering Committee of the Transatlantic Policy Network; the Committee for Strategic Tax Reform; the Ripon Society; the Brookings Government Affairs Institute; the Bretton Woods Committee; the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget; the Executive Committee of the National Committee on United States-China Relations; and the Executive Committee of the International Tax and Investment Center. Frenzel and his wife, Ruthy, are the parents of three daughters and grandparents of two perfect grandchildren," it states.

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  1. Judges, Since Sliced Bread, accessed February 13, 2008.
  2. Project Vote Smart's Founding & Executive Board Member, Project Vote Smart, accessed November 12, 2008.