President Obama has announced his intent to
nominate Pamela White to be Ambassador to the Republic of Haiti.
Additional information supplied by the White House on White, whose home
state is Maine, can be found below.
- Ambassador Pamela Ann White, a career member of the Senior Foreign
Service with the rank of Career Minister, currently serves as the U.S.
Ambassador to The Gambia. Prior to serving in The Gambia, she was United
States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in
Liberia, Tanzania, and Mali. From 1999 to 2001, she served as USAID's
Deputy Director for East Africa. Previously, Ambassador White held a
number of overseas positions with USAID, including: Executive Officer in
Senegal, Haiti, Egypt and South Africa and Community Liaison Officer in
Burkina Faso. Prior to joining USAID in 1978, Ambassador White served
as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon from 1971 to 1973. She holds a
B.A. from the University of Maine, an M.A. from the School for
International Training, and an M.S. from the Industrial College of Armed
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