Obama to Name Gay Man Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa

HuebnerPresident Obama will name David Huebner, currently serving as general counsel for GLAAD, as U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa, the Washington Blade reports:

"A formal announcement was expected Wednesday evening.Huebner, who currently works at Sheppard Mullin Richter &
Hampton, specializes in handling international arbitration and
mediation cases. Formerly a resident of California, Huebner is now
based in Shanghai. Long active in non-profit and community organizations, Huebner
has chaired the California Law Revision Commission and served as
president of the Los Angeles Quality & Productivity Commission.
He's also guest lectured on international topics at several schools
domestically and abroad."