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Drug War diplomat speaks at Chamber Monday

Special meeting with the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
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William J. McGlynn
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)
U.S. Department of State
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El Paso TX 2 February 2009
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There has been a correction. David Johnson will not be speaking, The presenter will be William J. McGlynn. He is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. The meeting will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Lockhart Room of the Chamber. Deputy Secretary McGlynn will offer his thoughts and then allow for questions. The violence in Ciudad Juarez is affecting
all of us on both sides of the border.

William J. McGlynn Biography

Bill McGlynn joined INL in June, 2008. Prior to that he was Coordinator of the Foreign Policy Advisor Program in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs.

Bill served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Portugal during 2001-2004. His other overseas assignments include Haiti, Gabon, the U.S. Mission to the European Union in Brussels, and Austria. In Washington, Bill has been Executive Assistant to the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs; Advisor on Policy and Resources to the Deputy Secretary; Deputy Director for Latin American Programs in the Bureau of International Narcotics Affairs; Military and Economic Assistance Advisor in the Bureau of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs; and Country Officer for Greece. He was also an Executive Fellow at Princeton University and the Department’s Diplomat in Residence for Arizona, Utah, and Nevada.

Bill was promoted to Minister-Counselor (FE-MC) in 2005. He speaks French, German, and Portuguese. He has been married to the former Dawn Putnam since 1985.

Written by newspapertreeelpaso

January 31, 2009 at 12:38 am

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