Public Papers - 1991
Nomination of Robert Stephen Pastorino To Be United States Ambassador to the Dominican Republic
The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert Stephen Pastorino, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be United States Ambassador to the Dominican Republic. He would succeed Paul D. Taylor.
Since 1989, Mr. Pastorino has served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico. Prior to this, he served as a Special Assistant to the President at the National Security Council, 1988 - 1989; a Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Department of Defense in Washington, DC, 1987 - 1988; and as Charge and Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 1986. From 1984 to 1986, Mr. Pastorino served as the Economic and Political Counselor at the American Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico. He joined the Foreign Service in 1966.
Mr. Pastorino graduated from San Francisco State University (B.A., 1964). He was born March 16, 1940 in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Pastorino is married and resides in Fairfax, VA.