For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
April 26, 2004
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate two individuals to serve in his administration:
The President intends to nominate James David McGee, of Florida, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Madagascar. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ambassador McGee currently serves as Chief of Mission to the Kingdom of Swaziland. He previously served as Counselor for Administrative Affairs in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Prior to this position, Ambassador McGee served as Counselor for Administrative Affairs and Chief of the Administrative Section in Kingston, Jamaica. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Indiana.
The President intends to nominate David Michael Satterfield, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ambassador Satterfield currently serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the State Department. He previously served as U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon. Earlier in his career, Ambassador Satterfield served on the National Security Council as Director for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs. In addition, he also served as Director of the State Department's Office of Israel and Arab-Israeli Affairs. Ambassador Satterfield earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland.
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