Public Papers - 1992 - May
Nomination of David C. Fields To Be United States Ambassador to the Marshall Islands
The President today announced his intention to nominate David C. Fields, of California, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador to the Republic of the Marshall Islands. He would succeed William Bodde, Jr.
Since 1990, Ambassador Fields has served as Director of the Office of Foreign Missions at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC. Prior to this, he served as U.S. Ambassador to the Central African Republic, 1986 - 89; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Security at the Department of State, 1984 - 86; and as Administrative Counselor at the American Embassy in London, England, 1980 - 84.
Ambassador Fields graduated from Armstrong College (B.A., 1960). He was born January 13, 1937, in San Pedro, CA. Ambassador Fields served in the U.S. Army, 1955 - 57. He is married, has two children, and resides in Vienna, VA.