Tracker: Current U.S. Ambassadors

Updated September 10, 2019

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 Jessica Lapenn Career confirmed 8/1/19
Albania NOMINATED: Yuri Kim Career nominated 7/8/19
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 Lynne M. Tracy Career confirmed 1/2/19
ASEAN NOMINATED: John Linder Political nominated 3/12/19
Australia Arthur B. Culvahouse, Jr. Political confirmed 1/2/19
Austria Trevor Traina Political confirmed 3/22/18
Azerbaijan Earle D. 'Lee' Litzenberger Career confirmed 1/2/19
Bahamas NOMINATED: Doug Manchester Political nominated 1/16/19
Bahrain Justin Siberell Career confirmed 9/28/17
Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller Career confirmed 10/12/18
Barbados NOMINATED: Leandro Rizzuto Political nominated 1/16/19
Belarus VACANT*    
Belgium Ronald Gidwitz Political confirmed 6/28/18
Belize VACANT    
Benin Patricia Mahoney Career confirmed 1/2/19
Bolivia VACANT*    
Bosnia and Herzegovina Eric George Nelson Career confirmed 1/2/19
Botswana Craig Lewis Cloud Career confirmed 1/2/19
Brazil VACANT    
Brunei Darussalam Matthew J. Matthews Career confirmed 1/2/19
Bulgaria NOMINATED: Herro Mustafa Career nominated 6/24/19
Burkina Faso NOMINATED: Sandra E. Clark Career nominated 9/9/19
Burma Scot Marciel Career confirmed 2/9/16
Burundi VACANT    
Cabo Verde John Jefferson Daigle Career confirmed 5/23/19
Cambodia W. Patrick Murphy Career confirmed 8/1/19
Cameroon Peter Barlerin Career confirmed 11/2/17
Canada VACANT    
Central African Republic Lucy Tamlyn Career confirmed 1/2/19
Chad NOMINATED: Steven C. Koutsis Career nominated 8/1/19
Chile VACANT    
China Terry Branstad Political confirmed 5/22/17
Colombia Philip S. Goldberg Career confirmed 8/1/19
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 Richard K. Bell Career confirmed 8/1/19
Croatia W. Robert Kohorst Political confirmed 11/2/17
Cuba VACANT    
Cyprus Judith Garber Career confirmed 1/2/19
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 Michael J. Fitzpatrick Career confirmed 5/23/19
Egypt Jonathan R. Cohen Career confirmed 8/1/19
El Salvador Ronald D. Johnson Political confirmed 6/27/19
Equatorial Guinea Susan N. Stevenson Career confirmed 1/2/19
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 1/16/19
Finland Robert Frank Pence Political confirmed 3/22/18
France & Monaco Jamie McCourt Political confirmed 11/2/17
Gabon and São Tomé & Príncipe VACANT Career confirmed 2/15/18
The Gambia Richard C. 'Carl' Paschall III Career confirmed 1/2/19
Georgia NOMINATED: Kelly C. Degnan Career nominated 9/9/19
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 Simon Henshaw Career confirmed 1/2/19
Guyana Sarah-Ann Lynch Career confirmed 1/2/19
Haiti Michele Jeanne Sison Career confirmed 11/2/17
Holy See Callista Gingrich Political confirmed 10/16/17
Honduras VACANT    
Hungary David B. Cornstein Political confirmed 5/24/18
ICAO Thomas Carter Political confirmed 11/2/17
Iceland Jeffrey Ross Gunter Political confirmed 5/23/19
India Kenneth Juster Political confirmed 11/2/17
Indonesia NOMINATED: Sung Y. Kim Career nominated 7/17/19
Iraq Matthew Tueller Career confirmed 5/16/19
Ireland Edward F. Crawford Political confirmed 6/13/19
Israel David Friedman Political confirmed 3/23/17
Italy & San Marino Lewis Eisenberg Political confirmed 8/3/17
Jamaica Donald Ray Tapia Political confirmed 7/18/19
Japan VACANT    
Jordan VACANT    
Kazakhstan William Moser Career confirmed 1/2/19
Kenya Kyle McCarter Political confirmed 1/2/19
Kosovo Philip Kosnett Career confirmed 9/6/18
Kuwait NOMINATED: Alina Romanowski Political/CS nominated 8/1/19
Kyrgyz Republic Donald Lu Career confirmed 9/6/18
Laos NOMINATED: Peter M. Haymond Career nominated 9/9/19
Latvia NOMINATED: John Leslie Carwile Career nominated 5/14/19
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 Richard Norland Career confirmed 8/1/19
Lithuania NOMINATED: Robert S. Gilchrist Career nominated 8/1/19
Luxembourg J. Randolph Evans Political confirmed 5/24/18
Madagascar & Comoros Michael P. Pelletier Career confirmed 1/2/19
Malawi Robert K. Scott Career confirmed 4/11/19
Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir Career confirmed 12/9/16
Mali Dennis B. Hankins Career confirmed 1/2/19
Malta NOMINATED: Christine Toretti Political nominated 1/16/19
Marshall Islands NOMINATED: Roxanne Cabral Career nominated 5/2/19
Mauritania Michael Dodman Career confirmed 11/2/17
Mauritius & Seychelles David Dale Reimer Career confirmed 11/2/17
Mexico Christopher Landau Political confirmed 8/1/19
Micronesia NOMINATED: Carmen G. Cantor Political/CS nominated 7/17/19
Moldova Dereck J. Hogan Career confirmed 9/6/18
Mongolia Michael S. Klecheski Career confirmed 1/2/19
Montenegro Judy Rising Reinke Career confirmed 9/6/18
Morocco NOMINATED: David T. Fischer Political nominated 1/16/19
Mozambique Dennis W. Hearne Career confirmed 1/2/19
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 Mary Beth Leonard Career confirmed 8/1/19
North Macedonia Kate Marie Byrnes Career confirmed 5/23/19
Norway Kenneth J. Braithwaite Political confirmed 12/21/17
OAS Carlos Trujillo Political confirmed 3/22/18
OECD NOMINATED: Pamela Bates Political nominated 1/16/19
Oman NOMINATED: Leslie M. Tsou Career nominated 6/24/19
OSCE James S. Gilmore Political confirmed 5/23/19
Pakistan VACANT    
Palau Amy Jane Hyatt Career confirmed 12/12/14
Panama VACANT    
Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands & Vanuatu NOMINATED: Erin Elizabeth McKee Career nominated 5/23/19
Paraguay M. Lee McClenny Career confirmed 12/21/17
Peru Krishna Urs Career confirmed 8/3/17
Philippines VACANT    
Poland Georgette Mosbacher Political confirmed 7/12/18
Portugal George E. Glass Political confirmed 8/3/17
Qatar VACANT    
Romania NOMINATED: Adrian Zuckerman Political nominated 1/16/19
Russia VACANT    
Rwanda Peter Hendrick Vrooman Career confirmed 2/15/18
Saudi Arabia John Abizaid Political confirmed 4/10/19
Senegal & Guinea-Bissau Tulinabo Salama Mushingi Career confirmed 5/18/17
Serbia NOMINATED: Anthony F. Godfrey Career nominated 6/24/19
Sierra Leone Maria Brewer Career confirmed 8/3/17
Singapore VACANT    
Slovakia Bridget A. Brink Career confirmed 5/23/19
Somalia Donald Yamamoto Career confirmed 10/11/18
Slovenia Lynda Blanchard Political confirmed 7/18/19
South Africa NOMINATED: Lana J. Marks Political nominated 1/16/19
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 Lynn Williams Career confirmed 10/11/18
Sweden NOMINATED: Kenneth Howery Political nominated 1/16/19
Switzerland & Liechtenstein Edward T. McMullen, Jr. Political confirmed 11/2/17
Syria VACANT*    
Tajikistan John Mark Pommersheim Career confirmed 1/2/19
Tanzania VACANT    
Thailand NOMINATED: Michael G. DeSombre Political nominated 7/17/19
Timor-Leste Kathleen Fitzpatrick Career confirmed 11/2/17
Togo Eric W. Stromayer Career confirmed 1/2/19
Trinidad and Tobago Joseph Mondello Political confirmed 6/28/18
Tunisia Donald A. Blome Career confirmed 1/2/19
Turkey David M. Satterfield Career confirmed 6/27/19
Turkmenistan Matthew S. Klimow Political/CS confirmed 5/23/19
Uganda NOMINATED: Natalie E. Brown Career nominated 8/1/19
Ukraine VACANT    
United Arab Emirates NOMINATED: John Rakolta Jr. Political nominated 1/16/19
United Kingdom Robert Wood Johnson IV Political confirmed 8/3/17
United Nations Kelly Knight Craft Political confirmed 7/31/19
UN / Conf. on Disarmament Robert A. Wood Career confirmed 7/15/14
UN / Deputy Representative VACANT    
UN / Economic & Social Council VACANT    
UN / Geneva NOMINATED: Andrew Bremberg Political nominated 1/16/19
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 VACANT    
UN / Rome Kip Tom Political confirmed 4/11/19
UN / Vienna Jackie Wolcott Political confirmed 9/24/18
UNESCO (U.S. withdrew on 12/31/18) VACANT    
Uruguay Kenneth George Political confirmed 8/1/19
Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum Political/CS confirmed 4/11/19
Venezuela VACANT*    
Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink Career confirmed 10/26/17
Yemen Christopher P. Henzel Career confirmed 1/2/19
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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