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President Obama Announces the Designation of a Presidential Delegation to Athens, Greece to Attend the Special Olympics World Summer Games

June 22, 2011

For Immediate Release

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary

President Obama Announces the Designation of a Presidential Delegation to Athens, Greece to Attend the Special Olympics World Summer Games

President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Athens, Greece to attend the Special Olympics World Summer Games.

The Honorable Dr. Jill Biden will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation:

The Honorable Daniel B. Smith, U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic, Department of State

The Honorable Ann Stock, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State

The Honorable Kareem Dale, Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy

The Honorable Micki Edelsohn, Member, President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Mr. Bart Conner, Olympic Champion in Gymnastics, Special Olympics Executive Board Member

Mr. Kenneth Melvin, Special Olympics Global Manager

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