THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DAVID B. DUNN AS U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA The President today announced his intent to nominate David B. Dunn
to be U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Zambia.
Mr. David Dunn, of Santa Cruz, California, is a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor. He entered the Foreign Service in 1979, and has served overseas in Jamaica, Tunisia, France, Burundi, Mauritius, and Tanzania. In the latter three postings he served as Deputy Chief of Mission. Mr. Dunn is currently Director for East African Affairs in the State Department's African Bureau. In that capacity, he has been involved extensively in United States efforts to broker a resolution to the conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Before joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Dunn worked for the City of Escondido in San Diego County, California.
Mr. Dunn is the son of Colonel Elmer Dunn, USAF (ret.), and Marjory Dunn. He is a graduate of Occidental College and holds Masters degrees from American University and the National War College. He is married to the former Maria-Elena Dubourt, who moved from Cuba to the United States as a child. They have two sons, Tom, age 14, and Brian, age 11.