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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 14, 2005
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate two individuals to serve in his Administration:
The President intends to nominate Ronald L. Schlicher, of Tennessee, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Cyprus. Mr. Schlicher is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and most recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and Coordinator for Iraq. Prior to that, he served as Director of the Iraq Task Force and as a senior political advisor for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad, Iraq. Earlier in his career, Mr. Schlicher served as Chief of Mission and Consul General in Jerusalem. He has also served as Director of the Office of Egyptian and North African Affairs and Deputy Chief of Mission in Beirut. Mr. Schlicher received his bachelor's degree and JD from the University of Tennessee.
The President intends to nominate Alejandro Daniel Wolff, of California, to be Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations, with the Rank and Status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United States Deputy Representative in the Security Council of the United Nations, and Representative of the United States to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during his tenure of service as Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations. Mr. Wolff is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. He has served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Paris. Prior to that, he served as Executive Assistant to the Secretary at the Department of State. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wolff served as Deputy Executive Secretary of the Department of State and Deputy Chief of Mission in Nicosia, Cyprus. Mr. Wolff received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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