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Newsmaker: Trip Oliver

| Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:15 p.m.
Trip Oliver, manager of policy, government and public affairs at Chevron’s local business unit, was named to the board of directors at the Carnegie Science Center.

Noteworthy: Shortly after joining Chevron in May 2011, Oliver identified the Carnegie Science Center as a potential partner for Chevron's efforts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, and helped establish the science center's Chevron Center for STEM Education and Career Development. He was recently appointed to the science center's board.

Age: 49

Residence: Aspinwall

Family: Wife, Amy; son, Matthew, and daughter, Emma.

Occupation: Manager of policy, government and public affairs for Chevron's Appalachian/Michigan Strategic Business Unit.

Background: Oliver previously ran his own government relations and political consulting practice, and managed U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy's 2008 re-election campaign.

Education: B.A. in political science, Vanderbilt University, 1987; J.D., Catholic University Columbus School of Law, 1993.

Quote: “As a Pittsburgh native, I was aware of (the science center's) work, their broad reach throughout the area, and, as a member of the Carnegie Museums, the respect they command.”

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