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William Neil Witting

William Neil Witting, American Foreign service officer. Avocations: basketball, coaching youth sports, skiing, chess. M C. Chairman board American Cooperative School, Damascus, 1985-1986; board directors Cairo American College, 1988-1990; Cub Scout leader, Cairo, 1986-1988; youth soccer coach, Cairo, 1986-1990. Member Calgary Economics Society, Calgary Petroleum Club (honorary).

Background

Witting, William Neil was born on October 31, 1951 in Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States.

Education

Student, College William & Mary, 1969-1971;Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, 1972;certified, Canada National Defense College, 1991.

Career

Economist Office of Investment Affairs, unites states department State, Washington, 1974-1976;economist, United States Embassy, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 1976-1978;staff assistant to under secretary for economics affairs, unites states department State, Washington, 1978-1980;economist Office of International Energy Policy, unites states department State, Washington, 1980-1983;economist, United States Embassy, Damascus, Syria, 1984-1986;energy officer, United States Embassy, Cairo, 1986-1987;finance economist, United States Embassy, Cairo, 1987-1990;consul general, United States Consulate General, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, since 1991.

Membership

Chairman board American Cooperative School, Damascus, 1985-1986. Board directors Cairo American College, 1988-1990. Cub Scout leader, Cairo, 1986-1988.

Youth soccer coach, Cairo, 1986-1990. Member Calgary Economics Society, Calgary Petroleum Club (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, coaching youth sports, skiing, chess.

Connections

Son of Neil and Marjorie (Wells) W. Divorced; children: Matthew, Benjamin, Daniel. Married Patricia J. Tait, July 11, 1992.

1 stepson, Jean-Paul Nicholas Tait.