Margaret D. Tutwiler

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Margaret D. Tutwiler
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Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
In office
December 16, 2003 – June 16, 2004
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Charlotte Beers
Succeeded by Karen Hughes
United States Ambassador to Morocco
In office
August 7, 2001 – August 22, 2003
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Edward Gabriel
Succeeded by Thomas Riley
White House Director of Communications
In office
August 23, 1992 – January 20, 1993
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by David Demarest
Succeeded by George Stephanopoulos
Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs
In office
March 3, 1989 – August 23, 1992
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Charles Redman
Succeeded by Tom Donilon
Spokesperson for the United States Department of State
In office
March 3, 1989 – August 23, 1992
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Charles Redman
Succeeded by Richard Boucher
Personal details
Born Margaret DeBardeleben Tutwiler
(1950-12-28) December 28, 1950 (age 65)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Finch College
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Margaret DeBardeleben Tutwiler (born December 28, 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama) is a former Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs at the US State Department, serving from December 16, 2003 to June 30, 2004. She was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 9, 2003 to replace outgoing Under Secretary Charlotte Beers. Tutwiler was given the task of leading "the government's public-relations drive to build a favorable impression abroad." She had previously been Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs from 1989 to 1992.

Tutwiler, the daughter of Temple Tutwiler II, and Margaret DeBardeleben Tutwiler,[1] was Ambassador to Morocco from March 2001 until 2003. In July 2004, she began directing communications for NYSE Euronext. Her boss at the NYSE, John Thain, later brought her onboard as head of communications at Merrill Lynch in December 2007 and then at CIT Group in August 2010.[2]

Tutwiler is a member of the board of directors of the International Republican Institute.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to the Alabama Academy of Honor". Archives.alabama.gov. Retrieved 2016-12-02. 
  2. ^ Henry, David (2010-08-02), "CIT Group's Thain Hires Ex-Presidential Aide Tutwiler for Communications", Bloomberg, retrieved 2011-09-23 
  3. ^ Profile, International Republican Institute website; accessed July 16, 2010.
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Redman
Spokesperson for the United States Department of State
1989–1992
Succeeded by
Richard Boucher
Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs
1989–1992
Succeeded by
Tom Donilon
Preceded by
David Demarest
White House Director of Communications
1992–1993
Succeeded by
George Stephanopoulos
Preceded by
Charlotte Beers
Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
2003–2004
Succeeded by
Karen Hughes
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Edward Gabriel
United States Ambassador to Morocco
2001–2003
Succeeded by
Thomas Riley