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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 7, 2005

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual and appoint one individual to serve in his Administration:

The President intends to nominate Janet Ann Sanderson, of Arizona, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Haiti. Ambassador Sanderson, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, currently serves as a diplomat-in-residence at the University of California at Berkeley. She previously served as Ambassador to Algeria. Prior to that, she served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Amman, Jordan. She has also served as the Counselor for Economic Affairs in Cairo, Egypt and Amman, Jordan. Earlier in her career, Ambassador Sanderson served as an economic officer in Kuwait and Tel Aviv, Israel as well as a consular officer in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Ambassador Sanderson received her bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary and her master's degree from the Naval War College. The President intends to appoint David Barrett Cohen, of California, to be the Representative of the United States of America on the Pacific Community, for a term of two years. # # #

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