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For Immediate Release
Office of the First Lady
September 15, 2008

Guest List for the State Dinner in Honor of His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana and Mrs. Theresa Kufuor

Mr. Mark Affleck, Director, Peace Plan, Saddleback Church
            Mrs. Cindy Affleck, Spouse of Mr. Mark Affleck

The Honorable Katherine Almquist, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Africa, USAID
            Mr. Payton L. Knopf, Guest of The Honorable Katherine Almquist

The Honorable Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, Minister of Information & National Orientation, Republic of Ghana

Mr. Dolapo Asiru, Founder and President, One Origin, Inc.

Dr. George Ayittey, President, Free Africa Foundation
            Mrs. Maggie Ayittey, Spouse of Dr. George Ayittey

Professor George Gyan Baffour, Deputy Minister of Finance & Economic Planning, Republic of Ghana

His Excellency Dr. Kwame Bawuah-Edusei, Ambassador of Ghana
            Mrs. Evageline Bawuah-Edusei, Spouse of His Excellency Dr. Kwame Bawuah-Edusei

The Honorable Stuart A. Bernstein, Chairman, The Bernstein Companies
            Mrs. Wilma Bernstein, Spouse of The Honorable Stuart A. Bernstein

The Honorable Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, Associate Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
            The Honorable Robert E. Rigsby, Spouse of The Honorable Anna Blackburne-Rigsby

Mr. Jonathan Bloom, Deputy Vice President, Department of Compact Implementation, Millennium Challenge Corporation

Mr. Edward Boateng, Chairman, Millennium Development Authority

The Honorable Nancy G. Brinker, Chief of Protocol, Department of State
            Mr. Marc Goldman, Guest of The Honorable Nancy G. Brinker

Mr. Arthur Brooks, President, American Enterprise Institute
            Mrs. Esther Brooks, Spouse of Mr. Arthur Brooks

Mr. Stephen M. Case, Chairman and CEO, Revolution, LLC
            Mrs. Jean Case, CEO, The Case Foundation and Spouse of Mr. Stephen M. Case

Mr. Robert Castellini, Chairman, Castellini Company
            Mrs. Susan Castellini, Spouse of Mr. Robert Castellini

The Honorable Raymond Chambers, Co-Chair, Malaria No More
            Mrs. Patti Chambers, Spouse of The Honorable Raymond Chambers

The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor, Department of Labor
            Dr. James S.C. Chao, Father of The Honorable Elaine L. Chao

Ms. Melissa Charbonneau, White House Correspondent, CBN
            Ms. Catharine Ryun, Guest of Ms. Melissa Charbonneau

The Honorable Richard Cheney, Vice President of the United States
            Ms. Elizabeth L. Cheney, Daughter of The Honorable Richard Cheney

Dr. Adama Conteh, Director of International Programs, Chicago State University
            Mr. Imara Dawson, Guest of Dr. Adama Conteh

General James T. Conway, Commandant of the Marine Corps
            Mrs. Annette Conway, Spouse of General James T. Conway

Mr. Kevin Corke, White House Correspondent, NBC
            Ms. Elaine Rigas, Guest of Mr. Kevin Corke

The Honorable John Danilovich, CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation
            Mrs. Irene Danilovich, Spouse of the Honorable John Danilovich

Ms. Jean Driscoll, Olympian and Motivational Speaker
            Mr. Douglas Mitchell, Guest of Ms. Jean Driscoll

Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, Founder, Christian Action Faith
            The Honorable Rosa Whitaker, President and CEO, The Whitaker Group and Spouse of Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams

The Honorable Henrietta H. Fore, Administrator and Director of U.S. Foreign Assistance, USAID
            Mr. Richard Fore, Spouse of The Honorable Henrietta H. Fore

The Honorable Jendayi Frazer, Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, Department of State
            Mr. Alfonso H. Lara, Guest of The Honorable Jendayi Frazer

The Honorable Joseph B. Gildenhorn, Partner, JBG Companies
            Mrs. Alma Gildenhorn, Spouse of The Honorable Joseph B. Gildenhorn

The Honorable Richard Grenell, Spokesman, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
            Mr. Matt Lashey, Guest of The Honorable Richard Grenell

The Honorable Stephen J. Hadley, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, National Security Council
            Mrs. Ann Hadley, Spouse of The Honorable Stephen J. Hadley

Ms. Maureen Harrington, Vice President for Development Policy and International Relations, Millennium Challenge Corporation

The Honorable John P. Hewko, Vice President, Department of Compact Development, Millennium Challenge Corporation
            Mrs. Margarita Hewko, Spouse of The Honorable John P. Hewko

Mr. Dale Jones, CEO, Play Pumps
            Mrs. Yolanda Jones, Spouse of Mr. Dale Jones

The Honorable Joel Kaplan, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
            Ms. Laura Cox Kaplan, Spouse of The Honorable Joel Kaplan

Ms. Helen Saah Kufuor, Daughter of His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana

Mr. John Addo Kufuor, Son of His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana

His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana
            Mrs. Theresa Kufuor, Spouse of His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana

Ms. Nana Ama Kufuor, Daughter of His Excellency John Agyekum Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana

The Honorable Mark Langdale, Former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, Department of State
            Mrs. Patricia Langdale, Spouse of The Honorable Mark Langdale

The Honorable Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Department of Health and Human Services
            Mrs. Jacalyn Leavitt, Spouse of The Honorable Michael O. Leavitt

Ms. Shirley Miles, Director of Internal Review and Operational Research, Department of State, Bureau of Overseas Building Operations

Mr. Philip Logan, Philip Logan Architect
            Dr. Barbara Paca, Spouse of Mr. Philip Logan

Dr. Luther Luedtke, President and CEO, Education Development Center
            Mrs. Carol Luedtke, Spouse of Dr. Luther Luedtke

Mr. Darous Mans, Vice President, Department of Compact Implementation, Millennium Challenge Corporation

The Honorable Carlton Masters, Co-Chairman and CEO, GoodWorks International, LLC
            Mrs. Hope Masters, President and CEO, Leon H. Sullivan Foundation and Spouse of The Honorable Carlton Masters

The Honorable Anita McBride, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady, Office of Mrs. Bush

Dr. Charles Mensah, CEO, Volta River Authority

Dr. Sarah E. Moten, Chief of Education Division, USAID
            Dr. Johnny L. Houston, Guest of Dr. Sarah E. Moten

Mr. James C. Musselman, President and CEO, Kosmos Energy, LLC
            Mrs. Shelly Musselman, Spouse of Mr. James C. Musselman

Mr. George Ntim, President, African Development Foundation
            Ms. Tomra Cardin, Guest of Mr. George Ntim

Mr. Richard T. O'Brien, President and CEO, Newmont Mining
            Ms. Jennifer Bisset, Guest of Mr. Richard T. O'Brien

The Honorable Terrence O'Donnell, Partner, Williams and Connelly, Vice President and General Counsel, Textron
            Mrs. Margaret L. O'Donnell, Spouse of The Honorable Terrence O'Donnell

His Excellency Ambassador Daniel Osei, Secretary to the President, Republic of Ghana

The Honorable Akwasi Osei-Adjei, MP, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Cooperation & NEPAD, Republic of Ghana

Ms. Bernadette Paolo, President and CEO, Africa Society

The Honorable Donald M. Payne, United States Representative

Dr. Steven Phillips, Medical Director, Global Issues and Projects, ExxonMobil Foundation
            Ms. Isabel Swift, Spouse of Dr. Steven Phillips

The Honorable Bobby J. Pittman, Jr., Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council
            Mrs. Alicia Pittman, Spouse of The Honorable Bobby J. Pittman Jr.

The Honorable Steven Preston, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development
            Mrs. Molly Preston, Spouse of The Honorable Steven Preston

Mr. James M. Reynolds, American Real Estate Investment Co.
            Mrs. Kathy Reynolds, Spouse of Mr. James M. Reynolds

The Honorable Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State, Department of State
            Mr. Gene A. Washington, Director of Football Operations, National Football League and Guest of The Honorable Condoleezza Rice

Mr. Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Chairman and CEO, J.E. Robert Companies
            Mr. Joseph E. Robert III, Son of Mr. Joseph E. Robert, Jr.

Ms. British Robinson, Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator, Department of State
            Mr. Bryan Greene, Guest of Ms. British Robinson

The Honorable Penelope Slade Royall, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Human Services

The Honorable Christopher H. Smith, United States Representative
            Mrs. Marie Smith, Spouse of The Honorable Christopher H. Smith

Dr. Wess Stafford, President, Compassion International

The Honorable Don Teitelbaum, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana, Department of State
            Ms. Romie Heidt, Guest of The Honorable Don Teitelbaum

The Honorable Ronald Tschetter, Director, Peace Corps
            Mrs. Nancy Tschetter, Spouse of The Honorable Ronald Tschetter

Mr. Thomas Walsh, Acting Deputy United States AIDS Globally Coordinator, Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator
            Ms. Kelli Cooney, Guest of Mr. Thomas Walsh

The Honorable Marilyn Ware, Chairman, Ware Family Office

The Honorable Ron Weiser, Founder, McKinley Associates, Inc.
            Mrs. Eileen Weiser, Spouse of The Honorable Ron Weiser

Mr. David Winfield, National Baseball Hall of Fame 2001
            Mrs. Tonya Winfield, Spouse of Mr. David Winfield

His Excellency Ambassador Kobina Wudu, Director of State Protocol, Republic of Ghana

Admiral Robert Timothy Ziemer, Coordinator, President's Malaria Initiative, USAID
            Mrs. Jodi Ziemer, Spouse of Admiral Robert Timothy Ziemer

The Honorable Karl Zinsmeister, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, Domestic Policy Council
            Mrs. Ann Zinsmeister, Spouse of The Honorable Karl Zinsmeister

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