THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release May 31, 2009
President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to San Salvador, El Salvador to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Mauricio Funes, President-elect of the Republic of El Salvador on June 1, 2009.
The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State, will lead the delegation.
Members of the Presidential Delegation:
The Honorable Robert Blau, Chargé D Affairs, U.S. Embassy of El Salvador
The Honorable Eliot L. Engel, U.S. House of Representatives from New York
The Honorable William D. Delahunt, U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts
The Honorable Gregory W. Meeks, U.S. House of Representatives from New York
The Honorable Thomas Shannon, Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Department of State
The Honorable Dan Restrepo, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, National Security Council
Mr. Alonzo Cantu, President and Owner, Cantu Construction and Development Company