For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 19, 2001
President George W. Bush Today Announced His Intention to Nominate One
Individual to Serve in His Administration and Announced the Nomination Of
individuals to serve as members of the Federal Judiciary. The
President intends to nominate Johnny Young to be Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to
the Republic of Slovenia. A career member of the Senior Foreign
Service, he is currently the Chief of Mission in Bahrain and from 1994
to 1997 served as Ambassador to Togo. Ambassador Young was the
Director of the Office of Career Development and Assignments in the
Bureau of Human Resources from 1992 to 1994 and held the post of Chief
of Mission to Sierra Leone from 1989 to 1992. He has held a
variety of positions both overseas and in Washington, D.C. and has
received numerous awards for his service. He is a graduate
of Temple University. The President will nominate Laurie Smith Camp to
be a Judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska.
The President will nominate Paul G. Cassell to be a Judge on the U.S.
District Court for the District of Utah.