The President today announced his intention to nominate George Edward Moose, of Maryland, to be Deputy Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador. He would succeed Milton James Wilkinson.
Since 1988 Ambassador Moose has served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Senegal. Prior to this he served at the Department of State as Director of the Office of Management Operations, 1987 - 1988, and as Deputy Director of the Office of Management Operations, 1986 - 1987. From 1983 to 1986 he served as Ambassador to the People's Republic of Benin. In addition, he served as deputy political counselor to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, 1980 - 1983; an international affairs fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations, 1979 - 1980; and Deputy Director of the Office of Southern African Affairs at the Department of State, 1978 - 1979.
Ambassador Moose graduated from Grinnell College (B.A., 1966). He was born June 23, 1944, in New York, NY. Ambassador Moose is married and resides in Senegal.