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President Obama Nominates Our Advisor Carol Hamilton to Represent U.S. at UN

We are thrilled to congratulate Renewables 100 Policy Institute's Advisor Carol Leslie Hamilton for being nominated by President Barack Obama for the position of Alternate Representative of the United States to the Sixty-Ninth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. No one is more deserving and capable of this esteemed responsibility, and we could not be more proud of her for having been chosen to serve in the President's Administration. 

Official White House press release.

 

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 12, 2014

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:

  • Charlotte Burrows â€“ Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Isobel Coleman â€“ Representative of the United States to the United Nations for U.N. Management and Reform, with the Rank of Ambassador, United States Mission to the United Nations
  • Senator Benjamin Cardin â€“Representative of the United States to the Sixty-Ninth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (U.S. Senator from the State of Maryland)
  • Senator Ron Johnson â€“Representative of the United States to the Sixty-Ninth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (U.S. Senator from the State of Wisconsin)
  • Carol Leslie Hamilton â€“ Alternate Representative of the United States to the Sixty-Ninth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations
  • Leslie Berger Kiernan â€“ Alternate Representative of the United States to the Sixty-Ninth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations
  • Robert M. Scher  â€“ Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities, Department of Defense

 

President Obama said, “I am proud to nominate such impressive men and women to these important roles, and I am grateful they have agreed to lend their considerable talents to this Administration.  I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead.”

 

Carol Leslie Hamilton, Nominee for Alternate Representative of the United States to the Sixty-Ninth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

Carol Leslie Hamilton is a lawyer with a private practice in Beverly Hills, California and a Member of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, a position she has held since 2012.  Previously, she served as the Dean of Institutional Development at Santa Monica College from 2010 to 2012 and as the Director of Development at the School of Film and Television at Loyola Marymount University from 2005 to 2010.  She was an independent producer with Hamilton Sakya in Beverly Hills, California from 1996 to 2005, and Vice President and Director of Legal and Business Affairs at RKO Pictures in Los Angeles, California from 1994 to 1995.  Ms. Hamilton was Partner at Bourhis & Hamilton from 1986 to 1990 and an associate attorney with the Law Offices of Ray Bourhis from 1984 to 1986.  From 1979 to 1983, she was a Deputy Public Defender in the Los Angeles Public Defender's Office, and from 1976 to 1979 she was a Deputy City Attorney for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.  Earlier in her career, Ms. Hamilton co-founded the Legal Clinic for Battered Women in 1978, one of the first legal clinics for victims of domestic abuse in the United States.  She was a founding director and officer of the Tibet Justice Center from 1989 to 1997, the Tibetan United States Resettlement Project from 1989 to 1992, and Los Angeles Friends of Tibet from 1990 to 1995.  Ms. Hamilton serves as a member of Renewables 100 Policy Institute's Board of Advisors, participates in the Department of Homeland Security Los Angeles Area Community Engagement Roundtable, and is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy.  Ms. Hamilton received a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

 

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