Release #4630-02
For Release: April 12, 2002

CFTC Announces the Appointment of Sandra J. Canery
as Director of the Commission’s EEO Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman James E. Newsome announced the appointment of Sandra J. Canery as Director of the CFTC’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), effective Monday, April 15, 2002.

Ms. Canery has worked for the Federal government for 35 years, approximately 30 of those years in the EEO field. Before joining the CFTC, she was EEO Manager for the Federal Communications Commission. Ms. Canery’s previous government experience also includes employment with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as both Manager of its National Federal Women’s Program and EEO Officer for the Corps’ New York District.

In announcing Ms. Canery’s appointment, Chairman Newsome said, “I am pleased to welcome Sandra to the CFTC team and I know that the Commission will benefit immensely from her experience and knowledge of an extremely important subject area at the Commission.”

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