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The G8 planning organization will make a number of administration officials available for background briefings at the International Media Center (IMC) in Savannah, Georgia. In addition to these officials, delegation officials from G8 countries and regional stakeholders in the G8 Summit will also be available for interviews at the IMC.

To request an interview click here (link will open in a new browser window).

Biographies for available officials:
Elliott Abrams (Middle East)
Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director National Security Council Near East and North African Affairs

John R. Bolton
Under Secretary of State, Arms Control and International Security

Andrew Card
White House Chief of Staff

James L. Connaughton (Environment)
Chairman, Council on Environmental Quality
Executive Office of the President

Glyn Davies (Regional Issues/Peace Operations)
Political Director for the G8
U.S. Department of State

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. (Health)
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Kristin J. Forbes (Economics)
Member, Council of Economic Advisers
Executive Office of the President

Jendayi Frazer (Africa)
Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director
National Security Council African Affairs

Robert Joseph (Proliferation)
Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director
National Security Council Proliferation Strategy, Counterproliferation and Homeland Defense

Alan Larson (General)
Undersecretary Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs
U.S. Department of State

Constance B. Newman (Africa)
Assistant Administrator, Bureau of Africa
U.S. Agency for International Development

Randal Quarles (Economics)
Assistant Secretary for International Affairs
U.S. Department of Treasury

Dr. Condoleezza Rice
National Security Advisor

Dr. Richard W Spinrad
Assistant Administrator, National Ocean Service

Frances Fragos Townsend
Assistant to the President and Homeland Security Advisor

During the Summit , a number of U.S. official spokespersons will be available for on- camera interviews, including:

Dan Bartlett
White House Communications Director

Scott McClellan
White House Press Secretary

Jim Wilkinson
Deputy National Security Advisor for Communications

Gordon Johndroe
Laura Bush's Press Secretary

Regional stakeholders in the G8 Summit will also be available for interviews, including:

Becky Bowden
Director of Marketing, Memorial Health

Michael B. Brown
Savannah City Manager

Max Burns
United States Representative

Saxby Chambliss
United States Senator

Bill Donohue
Executive Director, Jekyll Island Authority

Eric Garvey
Senior Marketing Director, Jekyll Island Authority

Melinda Jacox,
Principal, St. Simons Elementary School

Eric Johnson
Georgia State Senator

Otis S. Johnson, Ph.D.
Mayor of the City of Savannah

Jack Kingston
United States Representative

Zell Miller
United States Senator

Christopher Morrill
Savannah Assistant City Manager

Darlene Moye, Ed. D.
Principal, Satilla Marsh Elementary School

Jamie Parks
Director of Food and Beverage, Savannah International Trade and Convention Center

Sonny Perdue
Governor of Georgia

Bob Scanlon
G8 Project Coordinator

Marelena Smalls
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Bob Staples
Manager of Safety, Security and Emergency Management, St. Joseph's Candler Health System

Frankie Sullivan Quimby
Sea Island Singers

Woody Woodside
President, Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce

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