On May 18, President Obama announced his intent to nominate David S. Adams to be Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs at the Department of State. The WH released the following brief bio:
David S. Adams has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for House Affairs in the U.S. Department of State since April 2009. Prior to this role, Mr. Adams served in a number of capacities for Representative Gary L. Ackerman and the House Foreign Affairs Committee since 1985, most recently as the Staff Director for the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia.
Mr. Adams received a B.A. from the University of Connecticut, an M.A. from American University, and an M.B.A. from Loyola College of Baltimore.