THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES TIMOTHY MICHAEL CARNEY AS AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF THE SUDAN
The President today announced his intention to nominate Timothy Michael Carney of Washington, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, as Ambassador to the Republic of the Sudan.
Mr. Carney was most recently Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asian Affairs. He joined the U. S. Foreign Service in 1967 and has served at Embassies in Pretoria, South Africa, and Maseru, Lesotho in Africa, and in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Indonesia in Asia. He was a member of the U. N. Peacekeeping Missions in Cambodia, Somalia and South Africa.
Born in St. Joseph, Missouri on July 12, 1944, Mr. Carney holds a B.Sc. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1966). He was a special graduate student in Southeast Asian studies at Cornell University (1975-76). He speaks Cambodian, Thai and French. Mr. Carney is married to Victoria Butler and has a daughter, Anne, from a previous marriage.