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Personnel Announcement

June 20, 2005

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual and appoint one individual to serve in his Administration:

The President intends to appoint Lawrence Scott Charbo, of Virginia, to be Chief Information Officer at the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Charbo currently serves as Chief Information Officer at the Department of Agriculture. Prior to that, he served as Director of the Office of Business and Program Integration at USDA. Before joining the Administration, Mr. Charbo was President of mPOWER3/Emerge in Greeley, Colorado. Earlier in his career, he was Director of Environmental and Regulatory Services for Tri-State Delta Chemicals, Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Charbo received his bachelor's degree from the University of Tampa and his master's degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.

The President intends to nominate Sue Ellen Wooldridge, of Virginia, to be Assistant Attorney General (Environment and Natural Resources Division) at the Department of Justice. Ms. Wooldridge currently serves as Solicitor for the Department of the Interior. Prior to that, she was Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Secretary at the Department of the Interior. Before joining the Administration, Ms. Wooldridge was General Counsel for the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Earlier in her career, she served as Special Assistant Attorney General, in the Office of the Attorney General at the California Department of Justice. Ms. Wooldridge received her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.

George W. Bush, Personnel Announcement Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/282350