President Donald Trump intends to nominateÂ Mark Andrew Green, president of the International Republican Institute, as administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Green previously served as U.S. ambassador to Tanzania where he led programs in the areas of global health and economic development, the White House said Wednesday.
HeÂ also served asÂ president and CEO of the Initiative for Global Development, a nonprofit organization that aims to address poverty in Africa through business growth and investment programs.
He represented Wisconsin’s 8th District in the House of Representatives for four terms and helped developÂ policy initiatives such asÂ the Millennium Challenge Act and theÂ international AIDS program underÂ George W. Bush administration.
Green is a member of the Human Freedom Advisory Council for the George W. Bush Institute; co-chair of the Consensus for Development Reform coalition; a board member of WorldTeach; and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.