Nancy Goodman Brinker, a fund-raiser for cancer research and a prominent Republican Jewish activist, assumed her new job on Thursday.
Brinker, who founded the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation after her sister died of the disease, had previously served as Bush's ambassador to Hungary from 2001-2003. The former Dallas socialite and current Florida resident was easily confirmed by the Senate on Sept. 12.
Friday, September 21, 2007
Senate Confrims Jewish Activist to State Department
The U.S. Senate confirmed a prominent Jewish activist as chief of protocol for the State Department.