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Michael Fitzpatrick nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador

August 17, 2018: Michael J. Fitzpatrick was nominated as the U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador yesterday, Thursday, August 16, 2018. Fitzpatrick, of Virginia, is a career member of the federal government’s Senior Foreign Service, and he has worked as a diplomat since 1988. He is currently the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Fitzpatrick has worked on seven tours at U.S. Missions overseas, and he has held senior-level managerial positions at the State Department, including Acting U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States; Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Lima, Peru; Foreign Policy Adviser at the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the U.S. Department of Defense; and Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Asuncion, Paraguay. Fitzpatrick speaks Spanish and French. He received a B.A. degree from Georgetown University and an M.I.A. from Columbia University.

Richard Paschall nominated as U.S. Ambassador to Gambia

  
August 17, 2018: Richard C. Paschall III was nominated as the U.S. Ambassador to Gambia yesterday, Thursday, August 16, 2018. Paschall is a career member of the federal government’s Senior Foreign Service, and he has worked for the Foreign Service since 1991. He is currently the Deputy Coordinator for Military Coordination and Operations at the Bureau of Counterterrorism at the U.S. Department of State. He previously held leadership positions at the Bureau of African Affairs at the State Department, at the U.S. Embassies in Iraq and Chad, and he was the Foreign Policy Adviser to the Commander of the Special Operations Command-Africa. Paschall received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and an M.S. from the National Defense University.

Eric Stromayer nominated as U.S. Ambassador to the Togolese Republic

  
August 17, 2018: Eric W. Stromayer was nominated as the U.S. Ambassador to the Togolese Republic yesterday, Thursday, August 16, 2018. Stromayer, of Virginia, is a career member of the federal government’s Senior Foreign Service, and he has worked as a diplomat since 1998. He is currently the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Africa and the Sudans at the Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Stromayer has worked on six tours at U.S. Missions overseas, and he has held senior-level positions at the State Department, including Charge d’Affaires and Deputy Chief of Mission in Madagascar; Executive Director of the Bureau of African Affairs; and General Services Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Stromayer speaks French, Italian, Hungairan, Wolof, Haitian Creole and some Spanish. He received his B.A. from Northwestern University, and an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Stephen Feinberg nominated as Chairman, U.S. Intelligence Oversight Board

  
August 17, 2018: Stephen A. Feinberg was appointed as a Member and the Chairman of the U.S. Intelligence Oversight Board yesterday, Thursday, August 16, 2018. Feinberg is a resident of New York.

Jovita Carranza appointed as Member, U.S. Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission

  
August 17, 2018: Jovita Carranza was appointed as a Member of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission yesterday, Thursday, August 16, 2018. Carranza is a resident of Illinois.

Margaret Sutton, Republican, appointed to South Dakota State Senate District 10 seat

  
August 16, 2018: Margaret Sutton, Sioux Falls Republican, was appointed to the South Dakota State Senate District 10 seat by Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Sutton’s appointment is effective immediately and runs until the newly-elected State Legislative convenes in January, 2019. Sutton is currently a candidate for the seat in the 2018 general election. In the District 10 seat, Sutton succeeds Jenna Netherton, who resigned in April, 2018. Sutton is a sales manager for Trademark Uniforms in Sioux Falls. District 10 includes an area of Minnehaha County encompassing the cities of Brandon, Corson and Renner, and a portion of northeastern Sioux Falls.

Margaret Sutton, Republican, appointed to South Dakota State Senate District 10 seat

  
August 16, 2018: Margaret Sutton, Sioux Falls Republican, was appointed to the South Dakota State Senate District 10 seat by Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Sutton’s appointment is effective immediately and runs until the newly-elected State Legislative convenes in January, 2019. Sutton is currently a candidate for the seat in the 2018 general election. In the District 10 seat, Sutton succeeds Jenna Netherton, who resigned in April, 2018. Sutton is a sales manager for Trademark Uniforms in Sioux Falls. District 10 includes an area of Minnehaha County encompassing the cities of Brandon, Corson and Renner, and a portion of northeastern Sioux Falls.