THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Madrid, Spain)
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES RICHARD DALE KAUZLARICH AS U.S. AMBASSADOR TO BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
The President today announced his intent to nominate Ambassador Richard Dale Kauzlarich, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, to be Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Ambassador Kauzlarich, of Moline, Illinois, has served as Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan since April 1994. From April 1993 to April 1994, Ambassador Kauzlarich was Principal Deputy to the Ambassador-at-Large and Special Advisor to the Secretary of State on the New Independent States. From September l99l to April l993, Ambassador Kauzlarich was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs. He was responsible for relations with the former Soviet Union and regional economic issues. Ambassador Kauzlarich has also served in the Department of State as Director of the Operations Center, Director of the Office of Regional Political and Economic Affairs in the Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs, Deputy Director of the Policy Planning Staff, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, and in three assignments in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs.
Ambassador Kauzlarich has served overseas at U.S. Embassies in Tel Aviv, Addis Ababa and Lome. He has an A.A. from Black Hawk College (social sciences) in Moline, Illinois and a B.A. from Valparaiso University (political science) in Valparaiso, Indiana. He also holds M.A. degrees from Indiana University (political and administrative development) in Bloomington, Indiana and the University of Michigan (applied economics) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ambassador Kauzlarich speaks French and Azeri. He is married to the former Anne Elizabeth Bregstone. They have a daughter, Mrs. Terri L. Skender. Their son, Richard D. Kauzlarich, Jr., is deceased.