The ICAS Bulletin
Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
The Hon BECKY NORTON DUNLOP
Vice President for External Relations
The Heritage Foundation
Washington, D C
We are pleased to share with you that The Hon Becky Norton Dunlop of the
Heritage Foundation will be honoured as Guest of Honour at the ICAS
Annual Liberty Award Reception & Dinner*.
January 25, 2002 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Becky Norton Dunlop serves on the senior management team of The Heritage
Foundation as Vice President for External Relations. Her
responsibilities include the departments engaged in strategic outreach
and communication to conservative public policy institutions and other
leadership organizations, international, state and local government
officials, business leaders and conservative policy activists. She
represents Heritage and presents conservative policies and views in
national and international venues.
venue: to be determined shortly
*For reservation and inquiry, please contact ICAS.
Prior to joining Heritage, she served as Secretary of Natural Resources
for the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Cabinet of Governor (and now
Senator) George Allen. Her responsibilities included the Departments of
Environmental Quality, Historic Resources, Game and Inland Fisheries,
Conservation and Recreation, the Marine Resources Commission, the
Chesapeake Bay Local Assistance Department and the Natural History
Museum. She was the principal environmental policy advisory to the
Governor and held this post from 1994 to 1998. During her tenure, the
agencies were stream-lined, decentralized and down-sized while the
quality and condition of the natural resources and the environment were
enhanced. Governor Allen also appointed Mrs. Dunlop to serve as co-chair
of the Governor's Council on Self-Determination and Federalism and
Vice-Chair of his Commission on Environmental Stewardship.
In the 1980's, Mrs. Dunlop was a senior official in the Administration
of President Ronald Reagan, including service in the White House as
Deputy Assistant to the President for Presidential Personnel and Special
Assistant to the President and Director of his Cabinet office. She
served in the U.S. Department of Justice in 1985 and 1986 as Senior
Special Assistant to the Attorney General managing Cabinet level
domestic policy issues including environment, family policy, federalism,
tort reform, privatization and welfare reform. During 1987-1989, she was
Deputy Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior and Assistant
Secretary for Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. President Reagan also appointed
her to head the Interagency Committee for Women's Business Ownership, a
U.S. Commissioner to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, and as his
Personal Representative to the Northern Marianas. She now serves as a
member of the Board of Governors of the Reagan Ranch, Rancho del Cielo,
in Santa Barbara, California.
She is a frequent speaker in the United States and internationally
including in Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Slovak Republic, Italy,
Switzerland and Great Britain. Dunlop also writes and is a contributor
to electronic and print media. She founded her own company, Century
Communications, Inc. in 1977 which focused on strategic planning,
communications and managing for results. Her bachelor's degree is from
Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Dunlop is the author of a newly released book Clearing the Air, which
discusses current environmental and natural resources challenges in the
context of federalism. She is a Senior Fellow of the Alexis de
Tocqueville Institution that published the book.
Dunlop serves as a board member for the National Wilderness Institute,
Defenders of Property Rights, the Family Foundation of Virginia, the
Virginia Institute of Public Policy, the American Conservative Union,
the Association of American Educators, the Institute for 21st Century
Agriculture and the Reagan Alumni Association. She is on the Advisory
Council for the Landmark Legal Foundation and Hunters for the Hungry, a
member of the Philanthropy Roundtable and a Fellow with the Atlas
Foundation. She recently served as an appointee of the Senate Majority
Leader on the Women's Progress Commemoration Commission. Dunlop and her
husband, George, reside in Arlington, Virginia.
Previous recipients of the ICAS Liberty Award are; Tony P Hall, Charles
Kartman, Jeong H Kim, Lawrence R Klein, Harold Hongju Koh, Jerome J
Shestack, Richard L Walker, and Alfred P West.
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