Joseph G. Lehman has been named vice president for com-munications at the Cato Institute. He previously held the same position for five years at the Mackinac Center in Midland, Michigan, one of the most successful state-based think tanks. At Cato he will be responsible for media relations, the Web sites, CatoAudio, and other communications and marketing efforts.
Darcy Olsen has been named director of education and child policy at Cato. For the past two and a half years she has been an entitlements policy analyst at Cato. She has pub-lished studies on child care, preschool programs, and Social Security. Olsen is a graduate of the New York University Graduate School of Education and spent three years as a transitional house manager and drug counselor for the D.C. Coalition for the Homeless.
This article originally appeared in the January/February 2000 edition of Cato Policy Report.