THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT TO NOMINATE SALLY SHELTON-COLBY AS ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR OF
THE BUREAU FOR GLOBAL PROGRAMS, FIELD SUPPORT AND RESEARCH
The President today announced his intent to nominate Sally Shelton-Colby as the Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Global Programs, Field Support and Research.
"I am pleased to nominate Sally Shelton-Colby to the position," the President said, adding "Her foreign affairs experience and educational background will be a great asset to the Agency for International Development."
Ambassador Shelton-Colby is currently a senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University's Center for Latin American Studies. She served from 1979 to 1981 as U.S. Ambassador to Grenada and Barbados. Prior to that, she was a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs and served on the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.
Ambassador Shelton-Colby is a graduate of the University of Missouri and holds a master's degree in International Relations from the John Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies. She was also a Fullbright Scholar at the Institut des Sciences Politiques in Paris.