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Appointment for Posts at the Department of State

May 27, 1993

The President today announced his intention to appoint Molly Raiser to be the State Department's Chief of Protocol. He also intends to nominate her to the rank of Ambassador while serving in that capacity. In addition, he approved the appointment of Fred DuVal as Deputy Chief of Protocol.

"Molly Raiser is an outstanding individual who has worked in a variety of ways to make our Nation's Capital a better place to live and to increase the participation of women in American politics," said the President. "Along with Fred DuVal, she will do an outstanding job of ensuring that the diplomatic corps and the many foreign dignitaries who come to Washington each year are given a true American welcome."

NOTE: Biographies of the appointees were made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.

William J. Clinton, Appointment for Posts at the Department of State Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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