New U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon Nominated

March 24th, 2007 by bobebill

WASHINGTON, March 23 — President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate individuals to serve in his administration:

The president intends to nominate Janet E. Garvey, of Massachusetts, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Cameroon. Ms. Garvey, a career member of the
Senior Foreign Service, currently serves as Deputy Coordinator at the
Bureau of International Information Programs at the Department of State.
Prior to this, she served as Country Director in the Office of North
Central European Affairs at the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs at
the Department of State. Earlier in her career, she served as Deputy Chief
of Mission in Budapest. Ms. Garvey received her bachelor’s degree from
Northeastern University and her JD from Georgetown University.

The President intends to nominate R. Neils Marquardt, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of
America to the Republic of Madagascar and the Union of Comoros. Mr.
Marquardt, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, currently serves
as United States Ambassador to the Republic of Cameroon. Prior to this, he
served concurrently as the United States Ambassador to Equatorial Guinea.
Earlier in his career, he served as Director of the Secretary’s Diplomatic
Readiness Task Force at the Department of State. Mr. Marquardt received his
bachelor’s degree from Lewis and Clark College and his master’s degrees
from the American Graduate School of International Management and the
National War College.