Appointments - Joseph R. Biden

Updated: October 5, 2021

Total Appointments: 64
Career Appointments: 26/40.6%
Other Appointments: 38/59.4%

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.

Names in italics are still awaiting confirmation. Note that AFSA counts nominees from the Civil Service as well as recalled Foreign Service members as political appointments, as they are not from the active career Foreign Service.

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Post Ambassador Career/Other
Afghanistan    
African Union    
Albania    
Algeria Elizabeth Aubin Career
Angola and São Tomé & Principe Tulinabo Mushingi Career
Argentina Marc Stanley Other (Political)
Armenia    
ASEAN    
Australia    
Austria Victoria Reggie Kennedy Other (Political)
Azerbaijan    
Bahamas    
Bahrain Steven Bondy Career
Bangladesh Peter D. Haas Career
Barbados (Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines)    
Belarus    
Belgium Michael Adler Other (Political)
Belize    
Benin Brian Wesley Shukan Career
Bolivia    
Bosnia and Herzegovina Michael J. Murphy Career
Botswana Howard A. Van Vranken Career
Brazil    
Brunei Darussalam Caryn McClelland Career
Bulgaria    
Burkina Faso    
Burma    
Burundi    
Cabo Verde    
Cambodia    
Cameroon Christopher Lamora Career
Canada David Cohen Other (Political)
Central African Republic Patricia Mahoney Career
Chad    
Chile Bernadette Meehan Other (Former FS)
China R. Nicholas Burns Other (retired FS)
Colombia    
Congo (DR)    
Congo (Republic of) Eugene S. Young Career
Costa Rica Cynthia Ann Telles Other (Political)
Côte d'Ivoire    
Croatia    
Cuba    
Cyprus    
Czech Republic    
Denmark    
Djibouti    
Dominican Republic Calvin Smyre Other (Political)
Ecuador    
Egypt    
El Salvador    
Equatorial Guinea David R. Gilmour Career
Eritrea    
Estonia    
Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)    
Ethiopia    
European Union Mark Gitenstein Other (Political)
Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, & Tuvalu    
Finland    
France & Monaco Denise Bauer Other (Political)
Gabon    
The Gambia Sharon Cromer Career
Georgia    
Germany Amy Gutmann Other (Political)
Ghana Virginia Palmer Career
Greece    
Guatemala    
Guinea Troy Fitrell Career
Guyana    
Haiti    
Holy See    
Honduras    
Hungary    
ICAO C.B. 'Sully' Sullenberger Other (Political)
Iceland    
India Eric Garcetti Other (Political)
Indonesia    
Iraq    
Ireland Claire Cronin Other (Political)
Israel Thomas Nides Other (Political)
Italy & San Marino    
Jamaica    
Japan Rahm Emanuel Other (Political)
Jordan    
Kazakhstan    
Kenya    
Kosovo Jeffrey Hovenier Career
Kuwait    
Kyrgyz Republic    
Laos    
Latvia    
Lebanon    
Lesotho Maria Brewer Career
Liberia    
Libya    
Lithuania    
Luxembourg Thomas Barrett Other (Political)
Madagascar & Comoros Claire Pierangelo Career
Malawi David John Young Career
Malaysia    
Maldives    
Mali    
Malta    
Marshall Islands    
Mauritania    
Mauritius & Seychelles    
Mexico Kenneth Lee Salazar Other (Political)
Micronesia    
Moldova Kent Doyle Logsdon Career
Mongolia    
Montenegro    
Morocco    
Mozambique Peter Hendrick Vrooman Career
Namibia    
NATO Julianne Smith Other (Political)
Nepal    
Netherlands    
New Zealand & Samoa Tom Udall Other (Political)
Nicaragua    
Niger    
Nigeria    
North Macedonia    
Norway    
OAS Francisco O. Mora Other (Political)
OECD Jack Markell Other (Political)
Oman    
OPCW    
OSCE Michael Carpenter Other (Former FS)
Pakistan    
Palau    
Panama    
Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands & Vanuatu    
Paraguay Marc Ostfield Other (Civil Service)
Peru    
Philippines    
Poland Mark Brzezinski Other (Political)
Portugal    
Qatar    
Romania    
Russia    
Rwanda    
Saudi Arabia    
Senegal & Guinea-Bissau Michael Raynor Career
Serbia    
Sierra Leone    
Singapore Jonathan Eric Kaplan Other (Political)
Slovakia    
Slovenia Jamie L. Harpootlian Other (Political)
Somalia Larry Andre Career
South Africa    
South Korea    
South Sudan    
Spain & Andorra Julissa Reynoso Pantaleon Other (Political)
Sri Lanka Julie Chung Career
Sudan    
Suriname    
Sweden Erik Ramanathan Other (Political)
Switzerland & Liechtenstein Scott Miller Other (Political)
Syria    
Tajikistan    
Tanzania Michael Battle Other (Political)
Thailand    
Timor-Leste    
Togo Elizabeth Anne Noseworthy Fitzsimmons Career
Trinidad and Tobago    
Tunisia    
Turkey Jeffry Lane Flake Other (Political)
Turkmenistan    
Uganda    
Ukraine    
United Arab Emirates    
United Kingdom    
United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield Other (Recalled FS)
UN / Conf. on Disarmament    
UN / Deputy Representative    
UN / Economic & Social Council Lisa A. Carty Other (Retired FS)
UN / Geneva Bathsheba Nell Crocker Other (Political)
UN / Human Rights Council    
UN / Management & Reform Christopher Lu Other (Political)
UN / Political Affairs    
UN / Rome Cindy Hensley McCain Other (Political)
UN / Vienna (IAEA) Laura S.H. Holgate Other (Political)
UNESCO    
Uruguay    
Uzbekistan    
Venezuela    
Vietnam Marc Knapper Career
Yemen    
Zambia    
Zimbabwe    

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