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Home arrowNews arrowEmily Summers Receives Oath of Office for ACHP
Emily Summers Receives Oath of Office
for the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

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Emily Summers is sworn in as ACHP expert memberNovember 14, 2002, Washington, DC—Emily Summers of Dallas, Texas, today was sworn in for a four-year term of office as a citizen member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP). Clay Johnson, III, assistant to the President for presidential personnel, presided over the ceremony held at the Navy Museum in Washington, DC.

"The President's selection of Emily Summers will provide the ACHP with a great asset," said Chairman John L. Nau, III. "Her professional expertise combined with her personal commitment make her a perfect addition to further and improve ACHP's role in advising the President and Congress on matters of historic preservation involving the Federal Government."

Summers is the principal of Emily Summers Design in Dallas. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the American Architecture Foundation, the American Society of Interior Designers, and is registered as an interior designer in the State of Texas. She currently serves on the Foundation Advisory Council of the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture.

As part of her 34-year affiliation with the Dallas Museum of Art, Summers is on the Artists Awards Committee and the Marketing Committee, Building Committee, Education Committee, and Associate Committee. She is also a founding committee member of the Dallas Architectural Forum.

An independent Federal agency, the ACHP promotes historic preservation nationally by providing a forum for influencing Federal activities, programs, and policies that impact historic properties by advising the President and Congress, advocating preservation policy, improving Federal preservation programs, protecting historic properties, and educating stakeholders and the public. The ACHP is located in Washington, DC, with a field office in Colorado. For more information, visit the ACHP's Web site at


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Updated January 27, 2003

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