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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 11, 2008
President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate three individuals and appoint two individuals to serve in his Administration.
The President intends to nominate Mimi Alemayehou, of the District of Columbia, to be the United States Director of the African Development Bank. Ms. Alemayehou currently serves as Founder and Managing Partner of Trade Links, LLC. Prior to this, she served as a Program Manager at the International Executive Service Corps. Earlier in her career, she served as Director of International Regulatory Affairs at the Worldspace Corporation. Ms. Alemayehou received her bachelor's degree from West Texas A&M University and her master's degree from Tufts University.
The President intends to nominate Rear Admiral Jonathan W. Bailey, of New York, to be Commissioner of the Mississippi River Commission (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Representative).
The President intends to nominate William Clifford Smith, of Louisiana, to be a Member of the Mississippi River Commission (Engineer), for a nine-year term.
The President intends to appoint Karen P. Hughes, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Visitors to the United States Military Academy, for the remainder of a three-year term expiring 12/30/10.
The President intends to appoint Charles M. Younger, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Visitors to the United States Military Academy, for the remainder of a three-year term expiring 12/30/10.
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