For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
October 19, 2006
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one person and has recess appointed two people to serve in his Administration:
The President intends to nominate Katherine Almquist, of Virginia, to be Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (Bureau of Africa). Ms. Almquist currently serves as Sudan Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development. Prior to this, she served as Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Bureau of Africa at the United States Agency for International Development. Earlier in her career, she served as Special Assistant and Senior Policy Advisor to the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development. Ms. Almquist received her bachelor's degree and her master's degree from Johns Hopkins University.
The President has recess appointed Richard E. Stickler, of West Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of Mine Safety at the Department of Labor.
The President has recess appointed Jeffrey R. Brown of Illinois, to be Member of the Social Security Advisory Board.
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