Monday, January 28, 2013

President Obama Taps Agriculture Secretary For Special Olympics Delegation

Vilsack to travel to Republic of Korea on Jan. 29...
President Obama announced on Monday that he has chosen Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to lead the Presidential Delegation that will attend the Opening Ceremony of the 10th Special Olympics World Winter Games in PyeongChang, Korea.

The Secretary will attend on January 29th, according to the White House.  The President also announced his selection of three other delegates:

*The Honorable Sung Kim, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

 *The Honorable Judith E. Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, Department of State

 *Ms. Julie Petty, Member of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities