Banny deBrum biography

Banny deBrum

Male, Person

1956 –


Who is Banny deBrum?

Banny deBrum was the ambassador of the Republic of the Marshall Islands to the United States until his death in March 2011.

He assumed his role as Ambassador in 1996. Banny de Brum graduated from Regis University in 1981 with a B.A. in Sociology. He was later assigned to the Republic of the Marshall Islands Embassy in Washington in 1987 as Deputy Chief of Mission. In 1995, he became Chargé d'Affaires when Ambassador Wilfred Kendall resigned to seek a seat in the RMI parliament.

He has also served as Acting Permanent Representative in the absence of the RMI Ambassador to the United Nations.

Since 1994, he has served as the Chairman of the Washington Pacific Committee. This committee, composed of representatives of all Pacific Embassies including the three Freely Associated States, promotes regional, political and cultural interests in the capital.

Banny de Brum also served as High Steward and Chairman of the Board of Advisors for EUCLID between 2009 and 2011.

He died in Honololu, Hawaii, in March 2011.

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on July 23, 2013


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