The President has announced his intention to nominate Darryl Norman Johnson, of Washington, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Lithuania.
Currently Mr. Johnson serves as Charge d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Lithuania. Prior to this, Mr. Johnson served as Deputy Chief of Mission for the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, 1988 - 1991; Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China, 1984 - 1987; Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Political Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, 1982 - 1984; and as a Pearson fellow on the staff of Senator Claiborne Pell, 1981 - 1982. From 1979 to 1981, Mr. Johnson served as the Officer-in-Charge of the People's Republic of China Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
Mr. Johnson graduated from the University of Washington (B.A., 1960). He was born June 7, 1938, in Chicago, IL. Mr. Johnson has three children and resides in Washington, DC.