McHenry, Donald F. - from United States
Country of meeting: in the year 2009
Former American diplomat. He was the United States Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations from September 1979 until January 20, 1981. McHenry spent much of his career working in foreign diplomacy. He began working with the United States Department of State in 1963, and spent eight years there. From 1971 to 1976, he worked for a series of private think-tanks - the Brookings Institution, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - writing about foreign policy.
In 1976, McHenry served as a member of President Carter's transition staff at the State Department before joining the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. In March 1977, he was appointed as the U.S. Deputy Representative to the United Nations Security Council.
Professor: Practice of Diplomacy, Georgetown University
US Ambassador to the United Nations (1979-81)
US Official Deputy Representative, UN Security Council (1977-79)
Member of the Board of AT&T
Member of the Board of Coca Cola (1981-)
Member of the Board of GlaxoSmithKline (2000-04)
Member of the Board of International Paper (1981-2008)
Member of the Board of Fleet Boston
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