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ATTORNEY GENERAL ALBERTO R. GONZALES APPOINTS THREE
UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS TO SERVE ON 2005 ADVISORY COMMITTEE


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales today announced the appointment of three new members of his 2005 Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of United States Attorneys. The new members, who will serve three-year terms, are:

Roslynn R. Mauskopf, United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York

Michael J. Sullivan, United States Attorney, District of Massachusetts

Drew H. Wrigley, United States Attorney, District of North Dakota

"The members of the Advisory Committee provide sound advice and represent the voice of all United States Attorneys in making Department policy," said Attorney General Gonzales. "I look forward to working closely with these new members as we continue to fight terrorism, combat violent crime, and protect the rights of all Americans."

Roslynn R. Mauskopf was sworn in as the presidentially-appointed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York on September 3, 2002. Prior to her appointment, she served as the New York State Inspector General (1995-2002), and as Assistant District Attorney for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office (1982-1995). Mauskopf serves on the Advisory Committee’s Civil Rights Subcommittee; LECC/Victim Issues/Community Issues Subcommittee; Office Management and Budget Subcommittee; and the Sentencing Guidelines Subcommittee.

Michael J. Sullivan was sworn in as the presidentially-appointed United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts on September 26, 2001. He was appointed by the Attorney General from September 19, 2001 to September 25, 2001. He previously served as District Attorney for Plymouth County, Massachusetts (1995-2001); State Representative, 7th Plymouth District, Massachusetts (1991-1995); Law Partner, McGovern & Sullivan, P.C. Law Office (1989-1995), Holbrook, Massachusetts; and Associate Counsel, Bolles & Pritchard Law Office, Holbrook, Massachusetts (1983-1989). Sullivan chairs the Advisory Committee’s Health Care Fraud Working Group and is an active member of the Advisory Committee’s Violent and Organized Crime Subcommittee, Sentencing Guidelines Subcommittee, and Terrorism/National Security Subcommittee.

Drew H. Wrigley was sworn in as the presidentially-appointed United States Attorney for the District of North Dakota on November 15, 2001. Prior to his appointment, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor of North Dakota (2000-2001); Executive Director and Legal Counsel for the North Dakota Republican Party (1999-2000); Assistant District Attorney for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (1993-1998); and Prosecuting Attorney for the Office of the Fargo City Attorney (1992-1993). Wrigley serves on the Advisory Committee’s Controlled Substances Subcommittee and Native American Issues Subcommittee. Wrigley also serves on the Board of the Midwest High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA).

The following is a listing of the 2005 Attorney General’s Advisory Committee:

Paul J. McNulty, United States Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, Chairman

Johnny K. Sutton, United States Attorney, Western District of Texas, Vice Chairman

Christopher J. Christie, United States Attorney, District of New Jersey

Karin J. Immergut, United States Attorney, District of Oregon

Roslynn R. Mauskopf, United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York

Alice H. Martin, United States Attorney, Northern District of Alabama

Patrick L. Meehan, United States Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

David E. Nahmias, United States Attorney, Northern District of Georgia

Kevin J. O’Connor, United States Attorney, District of Connecticut

Paul Ignatius Perez, United States Attorney, Middle District of Florida

McGregor W. Scott, United States Attorney, Eastern District of California

Gretchen C. F. Shappert, United States Attorney, Western District of North Carolina

Michael T. Shelby, United States Attorney, Southern District of Texas

Michael J. Sullivan, United States Attorney, District of Massachusetts

Ronald J. Tenpas, United States Attorney, Southern District of Illinois

Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, United States Attorney, Eastern District of Kentucky

Donald W. Washington, United States Attorney, Western District of Louisiana

Drew H. Wrigley, United States Attorney, District of North Dakota

Kenneth L. Wainstein, United States Attorney, District of Columbia, ex officio

Mary Beth Buchanan, United States Attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania,

ex officio

William W. Mercer, United States Attorney, District of Montana, ex officio

Paul M. Warner, United States Attorney, District of Utah, ex officio

Robert Troester, First Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Oklahoma

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