Three New Members Elected to Serve
The California Academy of Sciences Board of Trustees

SAN FRANCISCO (June 2004) -- The California Academy of Sciences Board Chair, Richard Bingham, is pleased to announce that three new members have been elected to the Academy's board of trustees.

The new board members are as follows:

Mark Gaumond: Mr. Gaumond joined Ernst & Young in May 2002 as a partner in the firm's global accounts practice. He is the managing partner of the San Francisco office and is the coordinating partner for The Clorox Company. He serves on the Ernst & Young Partner Advisory Council, as a Senior Client Service Partner and as a member of the Global Accounts Advisory Group. Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Mr. Gaumond spent 27 years with Arthur Anderson where he was most recently the managing partner of the Stamford, Connecticut office.

Mr. Gaumond has spent his career serving multi-national companies operating in a variety of industries. He has served as coordinating partner for ITT Corporation from 1985 through 1991, International Paper from 1987 through 1993, GTE Corporation from 1992 through 1998, ITT industries from 1995 through 2000, and ACNielson from 1995 through 1999. In addition, he has worked extensively with investment bankers and others on merger and acquisition matters, including due diligence investigations.

Mr. Gaumond earned his A.B. from Georgetown University and M.B.A. from New York University. He is a certified public accountant in California, New York and Connecticut. Mr. Gaumond and his wife have two children and reside in Mill Valley.

Harry R. Hagey: Mr. Hagey is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Dodge & Cox. Mr. Hagey graduated from Williams College in 1963 and received an M.B.A from Northwestern University in 1966. He joined Dodge & Cox in 1967. He is a shareholder of the firm, a member of the Investment Policy Committee, and Trustee of the Dodge & Cox Funds. Mr. Hagey was a Governor of the Investment Counsel Association of America (ICAA) Board from 1982 to 1990. While a Governor, he served two years as President and two years as Chairman of the Board. He is an active member of Trinity Parish Episcopal Church in Menlo Park. Mr. Hagey has also served on the Board of St. Luke's Hospital, San Francisco, the Board of the Episcopal Diocese of California, and the Town Council of Atherton.

Thomas W. Tusher: Mr Tusher is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blanket Bay Lodge located in New Zealand. Mr. Tusher served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Levi Strauss & Co. from 1984 through 1996, and President of Levi Strauss International from 1976 to 1984. He was a director of the publicly held Levi Strauss & Co. and from 1978 to 1985, and a director of the privately controlled Levi Strauss & Co. from 1989 to 1996. Prior to his 25-year career at Levi Strauss & Co., Mr. Tusher worked for Colgate-Palmolive.

Mr. Tusher is a director of AMB Property Corporation, World Wildlife Fund, Cakebread Cellars, and Dash America. He is a former member of the Advisory Council of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, and chair emeritus and member of the advisory board of the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. Mr. Tusher served as a director of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame Committee.

Mr. Tusher earned a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, and his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He and his wife reside in Crystal Bay, Nevada.

About the Academy
Since 1853, the California Academy of Sciences has been dedicated to research and education about the natural world, becoming one of the world's most distinguished scientific and educational institutions.

The Academy is the oldest scientific institution in the West, founded after the California gold rush to survey the vast resources of California and beyond. Today it has grown to be the fourth largest natural history museum in the United States, with important exhibitions about natural sciences and human cultures. The Academy also offers classes, lectures, and performances and is an important center for research; it has 18 million scientific specimens, and eight research departments with more than 30 PhD-level scientists who conduct research around the world.

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