|A. Mark Neuman|
A. Mark Neuman, a native of Champaign, IL. was appointed by Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott to the Census Monitoring Board.
Mr. Neuman is the only member, out of 8 members of the Monitoring Board to have worked as a Census Bureau employee during a Decennial Census. From 1989 to 1991, Neuman served on the executive staff of the U.S. Census Bureau, where he was the agency's highest ranking Hispanic official. Neuman served under Director Barbara Everitt Bryant as Director of Congressional Affairs.
From 1991-1992, Neuman served as Director of Legislative Affairs and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Bureau of Export Administration at the U.S Department of Commerce.
Neuman served in the White House during the second Reagan Administration as the Associate Director of Political Affairs and also worked on Capitol Hill as an aide for Representative Crane of Illinois. Neuman is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and is a member of that school's President's Council.
Mr. Neuman is an expert on international trade and Retail industry issues. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman appointed Neuman as a member of the National Cotton Board . He also serves on the Policy Council of the National Retail Federation and the Board of Directors of The United States Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel (USAITA).