Fredericksburg, Texas (PRWEB) January 28, 2015
The Honorable George P. Shultz will kick off the Admiral Nimitz Foundation’s 2015 Distinguished Speaker Series with the Nimitz Dinner in Fredericksburg, Texas on Wednesday March 4, 2015. Mr. Shultz, former Secretary of State will speak at St. Mary’s Parish Center in Fredericksburg. Tickets start at $250 for individual seats and include a cocktail reception, dinner, and the presentation by George P. Shultz.
A native of New York, Mr. Shultz graduated from Princeton University in 1942. After serving in the Marine Corps (1942-45), he earned a PhD at MIT. Mr. Shultz taught at MIT and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, where he became dean in 1962. He was appointed Secretary of Labor in 1969, Director of the Office of Management and Budget in 1970, and Secretary of the Treasury in 1972. From 1974 to 1982, he was President of Bechtel Group, Inc. Mr. Shultz served in the Reagan administration as Chairman of the President’s Economic Policy Advisory Board (1981-82) and Secretary of State (1982-89). Since 1989, he has been a Distinguished Fellow at the Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He is Honorary Chairman of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Advisory Council Chair of the Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency at Stanford, Chair of the MIT Energy Initiative External Advisory Board, and Chair of the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy at the Hoover Institution. His most recent books are Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future (2013), and Game Changers: Energy on the Move (2014).
The evening of March 4th will start with a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by guest of honor remarks and Q&A at 7:00 p.m. with dinner immediately following. For more information on tickets, underwriting, and the event please contact Laura Nelson at 830-997-8600 ext. 200, or by email at nelson(at)nimitzfoundation(dot)org. Information is also available online at http://www.pacificwarmuseum.org.
The Admiral Nimitz Foundation supports, operates, and manages the National Museum of the Pacific War which is a Texas Historical Commission property.