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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Bogota, Colombia to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia on August 7, 2014.

The Honorable Thomas A. Shannon, Jr., Counselor of the Department of State, will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

  • The Honorable Kevin Whitaker, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Colombia, Department of State
  • The Honorable Ramona E. Romero, General Counsel, U.S. Department of Agriculture