The President today announced that Michael Ussery would continue to serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Morocco.
Since 1988 Mr. Ussery has served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Morocco. Prior to this, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs, Department of State, 1985 - 1988; Special Assistant for White House Liaison, 1983 - 1985; Special Assistant in the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State, 1981 - 1983; and administrative assistant for Congressman Carroll Campbell, 1979 - 1981. In addition, he has served as planner for the South Carolina Disaster Preparedness Agency, 1975 - 1976; and as a legislative aide in the Georgia House of Representatives, 1973 - 1975.
Mr. Ussery graduated from Newberry College (B.A., 1973). He was born January 20, 1951, in Columbia, SC. He is married and resides in Alexandria, VA.