Gary L. Seevers

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Gary L. Seevers
Occupation Economist
Employer U.S. Council of Economic Advisers

On March 12, 2009, Seevers was inducted into the Futures Industry Association's Futures Hall of Fame, which was established in 2005 to commemorate outstanding contributions to the global futures and options community.[1]


Gary L. Seevers became a member of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers on July 23, 1973. From 1970 to 1972 he was a senior staff economist for the organization and served as special assistant to Chairman Herber Stein from 1972 to 1973. [2] He received his education at Michigan State University and taught agricultural economics for two years at Oregon State University before joining the Council. [3] Seevers remained a member until April 1975, when President Ford appointed him to the newly created Commodity Futures Trading Commission. [4] He also was a a limited partner of Goldman Sachs & Co., and was awarded a Philanthropist Award by the MSU Alumni Association.[5]


Michigan State University: B.S. 1959 (animal science)[6] Michigan State University: M.S. 1966, [7] Michigan State University: Ph.D. 1968 (agricultural economics) [8]