The Committee of 100 Congratulates its Member Ivan K. Fong on His Nomination as General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
(New York, NY-January 30, 2009)–The Committee of 100 would like to congratulate Ivan K. Fong, C-100 member, for his nomination as General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security by President Barak Obama.
Fong is currently the Chief Legal Officer & Secretary for Cardinal Health Inc., and has previously served as Deputy Associate Attorney General for the Department of Justice, playing a key role in directing the federal government’s role in civil litigation and enforcement matters.
Fong has showcased firm understanding of the law throughout his career. His ability to handle new and relevant issues is exemplified in: “The Electronic Frontier: The Challenge of Unlawful Conduct Involving the Use of the Internet,” a groundbreaking report on cybercrime policy.
Committee of 100 Chairman and retired U.S. Army Major General John L. Fugh comments: “Ivan Fong is the right choice for this very important job. His legal expertise, leadership skills, and extensive experience in the public and the private sectors are crucial for the Department of Homeland Security. We applaud his nomination.”
Founded in 1989, the Committee of 100 is an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit membership organization composed of Chinese American leaders in a broad range of professions. With their knowledge and experience, they have committed to a dual mission: (1) encouraging stronger relations between the U.S. and Greater China and (2) encouraging the full participation of Chinese Americans in all aspects of American life. For more information, please visit our web site: www.committee100.org.
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(纽约—2009 年 1 月 30 日)–百人会祝贺其会员方富宇先生获得总统巴 拉克·奥巴马的提名为国安部法律总顾问。
方富宇先生目前是一名律师，现任美国知名医药健康企业卡迪纳健康公 司 （Cardinal Health Inc.) 的执行副总裁、首席法务官兼董事会秘 书，负责公司的法律事务和政府关系。方富宇曾任美国司法部副助理总 检察长，在联邦政府的民事诉讼和执法事务中发挥作用。
方富宇先生在其职业生涯中展示了卓越的法律才华。作为《电子前沿： 互联网不法行为的挑战》报告的主要作者，他在联邦政府制定打击网络 犯罪政策方面做出开创性的贡献。
百人会会长、美国陆军退休将军傅履仁评论说：“国安部法律总顾问是 个重要的职位， 方富宇的提名是一项正确的选择。他的专业知识、领导 才能以及在企业和政府部门的丰富经验对于帮助美国国土安全部是至关 重要的。我们对他的提名表示赞扬。”
百人会于 1989 年在美国创立，由来自各个领域的杰出美国华裔组成，是 一个非党派、非盈利的会员性组织，依靠会员们的知识与资源，百人会 致力于两大宗旨：（1）促进中美间建设性的关系；（2）推动美国华裔 全面参与美国社会。欲求更多信息请参阅 www.committee100.org。
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