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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 5, 2003

Personnel Anouncement

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate two individuals to serve in his administration:

The President intends to nominate David L. Lyon of California, to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati. He currently serves as Ambassador of the Republic of Fiji Islands, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga and Tuvalu. Lyon is a graduate of the National War College and earned his bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College.

The President intends to nominate William A. Chatfield of Texas, to be the Director of Selective Service. Chatfield is currently a Government Relations Consultant with Kindness and Chatfield Associates, in Washington, D.C. He previously served as Special Assistant to the Commissioner of the Interstate Commerce Commission and Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Earlier in his career, Chatfield served as an active duty Marine, and currently serves in the Marine Corps Reserves. He attended American University.