Tribune Publishing adds David Dreier to board
Mr. Dreier is chairman of the Annenberg-Dreier Commission, which has focused on the role of technology in enhancing prosperity, good governance, and cross-cultural links throughout the Greater Pacific.
Prior to leading the Commission, he served as a member of the United States Congress representing the Los Angeles area from 1980 until 2013.
Mr. Dreier was the first Californian and one of the youngest and longest serving chairmen of the powerful Rules Committee, structuring the debate for virtually all legislation. He authored the 1995 Congressional reform package that opened committee meetings to the public and the press.
A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Mr. Dreier was the founding chairman of the House Democracy Partnership, a congressional commission that has worked to strengthen legislative bodies in 17 new and reemerging democracies across the globe.
A Republican, he has worked with presidents of both parties leading efforts to open new markets for U.S. goods and services worldwide and has served on Secretary of State John Kerry's Foreign Affairs Policy Board.
Congressman Dreier is a Distinguished Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a trustee of the California Institute of Technology. Active with the Bipartisan Policy Center, he serves on commissions dealing with both retirement security and immigration reform.
Mr. Dreier received his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College (where he is a trustee and founder of the Dreier Roundtable) and his M.A. in American government from Claremont Graduate University.