damage assessments, including the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Dr. Carson previously served on the National Research Council's Committee on Oil Spill Research and Development.
JEANNE NIENABER CLARKE is a professor of political science at the University of Arizona and an adjunct professor in the School of Renewable Natural Resources. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1973. Professor Clarke has been a consultant to several federal and state agencies, and she is the author of four books and a number of articles on environmental policy.
LEO M. EISEL is president of McLaughlin Water Engineers in Denver. He received his Ph.D. in engineering from Harvard University in 1970. From 1971 to 1973, he was a staff scientist with the Environmental Defense Fund in New York. He later became director of the Illinois Division of Water Resources, and from 1977 to 1980 he was the director of the U.S. Water Resources Council. Dr. Eisel was a member of the Water Science and Technology Board and a member of the Committee to Review the Metropolitan Washington Area Water Supply Study, the Committee on Flood Control Alternatives in the American River Basin, and the Committee on Western Water Management. Dr. Eisel is broadly experienced in water supply and planning, flood control, and hydrologic engineering.
WILFORD R. GARDNER is dean emeritus at the College of Natural Resources, University of California at Berkeley. He was a physicist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Riverside, California, and a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin. He was also with the Department of Soils, Water, and Engineering at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Presently, he is an adjunct professor at Utah State University. He has been a National Science Foundation senior fellow at Cambridge University and a Fulbright lecturer, University of Ghent. He received a Ph.D. in physics from Iowa State College in 1953. His research has involved measurement of soil moisture by neutron scattering, soil physics, movement of fluids in porous media, soil-water plant relations, soil salinity, plant biophysics, and environmental physics. A member of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Gardner chaired the National Research Council's Committee on the Future of Irrigation in the Face of Competing Demands and is a former member of the Water Science and Technology Board.
RICHARD F. GORINI is executive vice president and chief operating officer of the J. Simmons Group in Houston. He holds a bachelors degree in architecture and urban planning from the University of Washington in Seattle. He was also the environmental affairs manager for the Port of Houston Authority and continues to serve in the same capacity under contract to the port, which includes the development and adoption of a revised long-term disposal plan for the Bayport Ship Channel. Since 1988 he has managed environmental and health and safety compliance at the Port of Houston. He is currently the chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities' Committee on Harbors, Navigation, and Environment. He has been involved with planning and implementation of large