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Mayor Harrell Statement on Roger Nyhus Confirmation as U.S. Ambassador to Barbados

Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell released the following statement:

“I’m pleased that Seattle business and civic leader Roger Nyhus has been unanimously confirmed by the Senate to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

“Throughout his successful career in our city and state, Mr. Nyhus has been an advisor to business, government, and nonprofit leaders and prioritized building meaningful relationships and trust with a diverse range of stakeholders. He participated in international trade missions that have strengthened partnerships and has been actively involved with local causes championing economic development, civil rights, and environmental conservation.

“His experience with global engagement and passion for advocacy will serve him well as an ambassador representing the American people, and I wish him the best as he moves into international diplomacy.”

Headshot of Roger Nyhus