Dar es Salaam — US President Joe Biden on Friday announced his intent to nominate Michael Battle, as the ambassador remarkable and plenipotentiary to Tanzania.
Battle will possible be changing Donald Wright who served since August 2020.
Others in the same capability encompass R. Nicholas Burns nomminee for ambassador remarkable and plenipotentiary to the Folks’s Republic of China and Rahm Emanuel for a an identical put up in Japan.
In step with an announcement by White Home, Battle has had a famed occupation in public provider spanning four a long time as a diplomat, in academia, in the faith community and as a protection drive chaplain.
Battle became Govt Vice President/Provost at the Nationwide Underground Railroad Freedom Heart in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sooner than that, he served as a Senior Consultant to the Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Division of Affirm for the U.S. Africa Chief’s Summit in 2014.
He also became the USA Consultant to the United Nations Economic Rate for Africa and the U.S. Ambassador to the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Earlier in his occupation Battle’s positions integrated provider as the President of the Interdenominational Theological Heart in Atlanta, Georgia and chair of The Robert W. Woodruff Library of The Atlanta College.
Moreover, he served for 20 years as a Chaplain in the USA Military Reserve, retiring with the nasty of Lieutenant Colonel in 1997.
Battle bought a Bachelor of Arts stage from Trinity College, a Grasp of Divinity stage from Duke College, and a Doctor of Ministry stage from Howard College.