Tracker: Current U.S. Ambassadors

Updated November 16, 2018

Total Positions: 188

The list below is alphabetized by country name. Click on a letter to jump down to the first country on the list whose name begins with that letter.

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Post Ambassador Career/Political Status
Afghanistan John R. Bass Career confirmed 9/28/17
African Union Mary Beth Leonard Career confirmed 6/29/16
Albania NOMINATED: Kathleen Ann Kavalec Career nominated 7/9/18
Algeria John Desrocher Career confirmed 8/3/17
Angola Nina Maria Fite Career confirmed 11/2/17
Argentina Edward C. Prado Political confirmed 3/22/18
Armenia NOMINATED: Lynne M. Tracy Career nominated 9/28/18
Australia NOMINATED: Arthur B. Culvahouse, Jr. Political nominated 11/15/18
Austria Trevor Traina Political confirmed 3/22/18
Azerbaijan NOMINATED: Earle D. Litzenberger Career nominated 9/12/18
Bahamas NOMINATED: Doug Manchester Political nominated 1/8/18
Bahrain Justin Siberell Career confirmed 9/28/17
Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller Career confirmed 10/12/18
Barbados NOMINATED: Leandro Rizzuto Political nominated 1/8/18
Belarus VACANT*    
Belgium Ronald Gidwitz Political confirmed 6/28/18
Belize VACANT    
Benin NOMINATED: Patricia Mahoney Career nominated 9/12/18
Bolivia VACANT*    
Bosnia and Herzegovina NOMINATED: Eric George Nelson Career nominated 8/27/18
Botswana NOMINATED: Craig Lewis Cloud Career nominated 8/16/18
Brazil P. Michael McKinley Career confirmed 9/15/16
Brunei Darussalam NOMINATED: Matthew J. Matthews Career nominated 8/27/18
Bulgaria Eric Seth Rubin Career confirmed 12/9/15
Burkina Faso Andrew R. Young Career confirmed 9/28/16
Burma Scot Marciel Career confirmed 2/9/16
Burundi Anne S. Casper Career confirmed 6/29/16
Cabo Verde VACANT    
Cambodia NOMINATED: W. Patrick Murphy Career nominated 8/16/18
Cameroon Peter Barlerin Career confirmed 11/2/17
Canada Kelly Knight Craft Political confirmed 8/3/17
Central African Republic NOMINATED: Lucy Tamlyn Career nominated 7/31/18
Chad VACANT    
Chile VACANT    
China Terry Branstad Political confirmed 5/22/17
Colombia NOMINATED: Joseph Macmanus Career nominated 11/29/17
Congo (DR) Michael A. Hammer Career confirmed 9/6/18
Congo (Republic of) Todd Haskell Career confirmed 5/18/17
Costa Rica Sharon Day Political confirmed 8/3/17
Côte d'Ivoire VACANT    
Croatia W. Robert Kohorst Political confirmed 11/2/17
Cuba VACANT    
Cyprus NOMINATED: Judith Garber Career nominated 8/16/18
Czech Republic Stephen B. King Political confirmed 10/5/17
Denmark Carla Sands Political confirmed 11/2/17
Djibouti Larry André Career confirmed 11/2/17
Dominican Republic Robin Bernstein Political confirmed 6/28/18
Ecuador NOMINATED: Michael J. Fitzpatrick Career nominated 8/21/18
Egypt VACANT    
El Salvador NOMINATED: Ronald D. Johnson Political nominated 10/5/18
Equatorial Guinea NOMINATED: Susan N. Stevenson Career nominated 9/24/18
Eritrea VACANT*    
Estonia VACANT    
Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) Lisa J. Peterson Career confirmed 11/19/15
Ethiopia Michael Raynor Career confirmed 8/3/17
European Union Gordon Sondland Political confirmed 6/28/18
Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, & Tuvalu NOMINATED: Joseph Cella Political nominated 2/15/18
Finland Robert Frank Pence Political confirmed 3/22/18
France & Monaco Jamie McCourt Political confirmed 11/2/17
Gabon and São Tomé & Príncipe Joel Danies Career confirmed 2/15/18
The Gambia NOMINATED: Richard C. Paschall III Career nominated 8/21/18
Georgia VACANT    
Germany Richard Grenell Political confirmed 4/26/18
Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan Career confirmed 9/6/18
Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt Career confirmed 7/14/16
Guatemala Luis Arreaga Career confirmed 8/3/17
Guinea NOMINATED: Simon Henshaw Career nominated 8/16/18
Guyana NOMINATED: Sarah-Ann Lynch Career nominated 9/24/18
Haiti Michele Jeanne Sison Career confirmed 11/2/17
Holy See Callista Gingrich Political confirmed 10/16/17
Honduras NOMINATED: Francisco Luis Palmieri Career nominated 7/9/18
Hungary David B. Cornstein Political confirmed 5/24/18
ICAO Thomas Carter Political confirmed 11/2/17
Iceland NOMINATED: Jeffrey Ross Gunter Political nominated 8/21/18
India Kenneth Juster Political confirmed 11/2/17
Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan, Jr. Career confirmed 9/28/16
Iraq NOMINATED: Matthew H. Tueller Career nominated 11/15/18
Ireland NOMINATED: Edward F. Crawford Political nominated 11/13/18
Israel David Friedman Political confirmed 3/23/17
Italy & San Marino Lewis Eisenberg Political confirmed 8/3/17
Jamaica NOMINATED: Donald Ray Tapia Political nominated 5/21/18
Japan William Hagerty IV Political confirmed 7/13/17
Jordan VACANT    
Kazakhstan NOMINATED: William Moser Career nominated 8/16/18
Kenya NOMINATED: Kyle McCarter Political nominated 5/10/18
Kosovo Philip Kosnett Career confirmed 9/6/18
Kuwait Lawrence R. Silverman Career confirmed 7/14/16
Kyrgyz Republic Donald Lu Career confirmed 9/6/18
Laos Rena Bitter Career confirmed 9/28/16
Latvia Nancy Bikoff Pettit Career confirmed 6/24/15
Lebanon Elizabeth Holzhall Richard Career confirmed 5/17/16
Lesotho Rebecca Eliza Gonzales Career confirmed 11/16/17
Liberia Christine Ann Elder Career confirmed 5/17/16
Libya VACANT    
Lithuania Anne Hall Career confirmed 7/14/16
Luxembourg J. Randolph Evans Political confirmed 5/24/18
Macedonia NOMINATED: Kate Marie Byrnes Career nominated 11/15/18
Madagascar & Comoros NOMINATED: Michael P. Pelletier Career nominated 8/16/18
Malawi NOMINATED: Robert K. Scott Career nominated 8/16/18
Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir Career confirmed 12/9/16
Mali NOMINATED: Dennis B. Hankins Career nominated 8/16/18
Malta NOMINATED: Christine Toretti Political nominated 5/24/18
Marshall Islands Karen Brevard Stewart Career confirmed 5/17/16
Mauritania Michael Dodman Career confirmed 11/2/17
Mauritius & Seychelles David Dale Reimer Career confirmed 11/2/17
Mexico VACANT    
Micronesia Robert A. Riley III Career confirmed 5/17/16
Moldova Dereck J. Hogan Career confirmed 9/6/18
Mongolia NOMINATED: Michael S. Klecheski Career nominated 8/16/18
Montenegro Judy Rising Reinke Career confirmed 9/6/18
Morocco NOMINATED: David T. Fischer Political nominated 12/1/17
Mozambique NOMINATED: Dennis W. Hearne Career nominated 9/6/18
Namibia Lisa A. Johnson Career confirmed 11/16/17
NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison Political confirmed 8/3/17
Nepal Randy W. Berry Career confirmed 9/6/18
Netherlands Peter Hoekstra Political confirmed 11/9/17
New Zealand & Samoa Scott Brown Political confirmed 6/8/17
Nicaragua Kevin K. Sullivan Career confirmed 10/11/18
Niger Eric Whitaker Career confirmed 11/2/17
Nigeria W. Stuart Symington Career confirmed 9/28/16
Norway Kenneth J. Braithwaite Political confirmed 12/21/17
OAS Carlos Trujillo Political confirmed 3/22/18
OECD NOMINATED: Pamela Bates Political nominated 9/24/18
Oman Marc Sievers Career confirmed 11/19/15
OSCE NOMINATED: James S. Gilmore Political nominated 11/15/18
Pakistan VACANT    
Palau Amy Jane Hyatt Career confirmed 12/12/14
Panama VACANT    
Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands & Vanuatu Catherine Ebert-Gray Career confirmed 12/9/15
Paraguay M. Lee McClenny Career confirmed 12/21/17
Peru Krishna Urs Career confirmed 8/3/17
Philippines Sung Y. Kim Career confirmed 9/28/16
Poland Georgette Mosbacher Political confirmed 7/12/18
Portugal George E. Glass Political confirmed 8/3/17
Qatar NOMINATED: Mary Catherine Phee Career nominated 11/13/18
Romania NOMINATED: Adrian Zuckerman Political nominated 7/31/18
Russia Jon Huntsman, Jr. Political confirmed 9/28/17
Rwanda Peter Hendrick Vrooman Career confirmed 2/15/18
Saudi Arabia NOMINATED: John Abizaid Political nominated 11/15/18
Senegal & Guinea-Bissau Tulinabo Salama Mushingi Career confirmed 5/18/17
Serbia Kyle R. Scott Career confirmed 12/9/15
Sierra Leone Maria Brewer Career confirmed 8/3/17
Singapore VACANT    
Slovakia Adam Sterling Career confirmed 5/17/16
Somalia Donald Yamamoto Career confirmed 10/11/18
Slovenia NOMINATED: Lynda Blanchard Political nominated 6/25/18
South Africa NOMINATED: Lana J. Marks Political nominated 11/15/18
South Korea Harry B. Harris, Jr. Political confirmed 6/28/18
South Sudan Thomas Hushek Career confirmed 4/26/18
Spain & Andorra Richard Duke Buchan III Political confirmed 11/2/17
Sri Lanka & Maldives Alaina Teplitz Career confirmed 9/6/18
Sudan VACANT*    
Suriname Karen L. Williams Career confirmed 10/11/18
Sweden NOMINATED: Kenneth A. Howery Political nominated 11/13/18
Switzerland & Liechtenstein Edward T. McMullen, Jr. Political confirmed 11/2/17
Syria VACANT*    
Tajikistan NOMINATED: John Mark Pommersheim Career nominated 9/12/18
Tanzania VACANT    
Thailand VACANT    
Timor-Leste Kathleen Fitzpatrick Career confirmed 11/2/17
Togo NOMINATED: Eric W. Stromayer Career nominated 8/21/18
Trinidad and Tobago Joseph Mondello Political confirmed 6/28/18
Tunisia NOMINATED: Donald A. Blome Career nominated 8/16/18
Turkey VACANT    
Turkmenistan Allan Mustard Career confirmed 11/19/14
Uganda Deborah R. Malac Career confirmed 11/19/15
Ukraine Marie L. Yovanovitch Career confirmed 7/14/16
United Arab Emirates NOMINATED: John Rakolta, Jr. Political nominated 5/21/18
United Kingdom Robert Wood Johnson IV Political confirmed 8/3/17
United Nations VACANT    
UN / Conf. on Disarmament Robert A. Wood Career confirmed 7/15/14
UN / Deputy Representative Jonathan R. Cohen Career confirmed 5/24/18
UN / Economic & Social Council Kelley Eckels Currie Political confirmed 8/3/17
UN / Geneva NOMINATED: Andrew Bremberg Political nominated 9/28/18
UN / Human Rights Council (U.S. withdrew on 6/19/18) VACANT    
UN / Management & Reform Cherith Norman Chalet Political confirmed 9/12/18
UN / Political Affairs NOMINATED: Austin M. Smith Political nominated 9/12/18
UN / Rome NOMINATED: Kip Tom Political nominated 7/18/18
UN / Vienna Jackie Wolcott Political confirmed 9/24/18
UNESCO (U.S. will withdraw on 12/31/18) VACANT    
Uruguay NOMINATED: Kenneth S. George Political nominated 4/9/18
Uzbekistan NOMINATED: Daniel Rosenblum Political/CS nominated 7/9/18
Venezuela VACANT*    
Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink Career confirmed 10/26/17
Yemen NOMINATED: Christopher P. Henzel Career nominated 9/28/18
Zambia Daniel L. Foote Career confirmed 11/2/17
Zimbabwe Brian Nichols Career confirmed 6/28/18

* denotes that the U.S. does not currently exchange Ambassadors with that country

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