the Peace Corps. He returned to Ohio to wage a successful quest for the Governor’s Office, he was elected in 1982 and reelected in 1986. Barred by Ohio’s Constitution from seeking a third term, Ambassador Celeste became a managing partner in the business consultancy, Celeste & Sabety Ltd., located in Columbus, Ohio. Ambassador Celeste served as a Director of Navistar International, Healthsouth Corporation, Republic Engineered Steels and the Carnegie Corporation of New York. He was formerly chairman of the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable of the National Research Council, a member of the Secretary of Energy’s Advisory Board, and a visiting fellow in Public Policy at Case Western Reserve University. In 1997-2001, Celeste served as the United States Ambassador to India. Ambassador Celeste serves as chairman of the Health Effects Institute in Boston. He is a director of Cibernet and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
MARY E. CLUTTER is a former assistant director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). In that position she was responsible for the Biological Sciences Directorate, which supports all major areas of fundamental research in biology. Dr. Clutter was the U.S. chair of the U.S.-European Commission Task Force on Biotechnology, a member of the Board of Trustees of the international Human Frontiers Science Program; a member of the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine; a member of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics Advisory Board; chair of the Biotechnology Subcommittee of the Committee on Science of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC); cochair of the Subcommittee on Ecological Systems of the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources/NSTC and cochair of the NSTC Committee on Science’s Interagency Working Group on Plant Genomes. She is also a member of numerous professional societies and has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She is a fellow of the AAAS and the