blue ribbon commission


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Noun1.blue ribbon commission - an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
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She was appointed as assistant secretary at the United States Department of Energy for both International Affairs and Domestic Policy, and she was appointed to the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, which conducted a review of nuclear policies and activities.
On February 20, 1987, she wrote to Vice President Laurel to ask him to head the Presidential Blue Ribbon Commission. The PBRC was to prosecute the Marcos associates for offenses related to billions of pesos in 'behest loans' from government financial institutions and other entities.
The reason the project was at the top of the list assembled by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Walkability and Biking is because it will link the existing village bike path, which stretches across town for miles, to Route 45.
The NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report on "Culture as a Corporate Asset"was the work of a blue ribbon commission made up of 35 experienced governance leaders and directors who focused on the board's responsibility of corporate culture oversight - defined as one of the top governance imperatives of every board.
"The blue ribbon commission is something that is unique that other states aren't doing," Preston said.
Ten years ago we had a blue ribbon commission recommend closing loopholes to stop them from raiding the highway fund, so 10 years ago we saw this day coming."
The Obama administration has said the Yucca Mountain plan is unworkable, and a blue ribbon commission is working to find an alternative solution.
and chairman of the President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management chartered by Ronald Reagan in 1985.
The NACD also helps companies gain foresight into future market changes and elevate performance through the creation and publication of Blue Ribbon Commission Reports.
President Obama's 2012 Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) suggested starting fresh with a commitment to geologic repositories, a science-driven process for setting standards, and consent between federal and state partners.
The Vermont Campaign for Action will continue to work on the recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission of Nursing and the Institute of Medicine in order to have nurses fully engaged in the transformation of the healthcare system.