Appointments - Joseph R. Biden

Updated: February 9, 2024

Total Appointments: 189
Career Appointments: 112/59.3%
Other Appointments: 77/40.7%

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 Stephanie Sanders Sullivan Career
Albania David J. Kostelancik Career
Algeria Elizabeth Aubin Career
Angola and São Tomé & Principe Tulinabo Mushingi Career
APEC Matthew D. Murray Career
Argentina Marc Stanley Other (Political)
Armenia Kristina A. Kvien Career
ASEAN Yohannes Abraham Other (Political)
Australia Caroline Kennedy Other (Political)
Austria Victoria Reggie Kennedy Other (Political)
Azerbaijan Mark W. Libby Career
Bahamas Calvin Smyre Other (Political)
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) Roger Nyhus Other (Political)
Belarus    
Belgium Michael Adler Other (Political)
Belize Michelle Kwan Other (Political)
Benin Brian Wesley Shukan Career
Bolivia    
Bosnia and Herzegovina Michael J. Murphy Career
Botswana Howard A. Van Vranken Career
Brazil Elizabeth Frawley Bagley Other (Political)
Brunei Darussalam Caryn McClelland Career
Bulgaria Kenneth Merten Career
Burkina Faso Joann M. Lockard Career
Burma    
Burundi Lisa Peterson Career
Cabo Verde Jennifer M. Adams Career
Cambodia Robert W. Forden Career
Cameroon Christopher Lamora Career
Canada David Cohen Other (Political)
Central African Republic Patricia Mahoney Career
Chad Alexander Mark Laskaris Career
Chile Bernadette Meehan Other (Former FS)
China R. Nicholas Burns Other (retired FS)
Colombia    
Congo (DR) Lucy Tamlyn Career
Congo (Republic of) Eugene S. Young Career
Costa Rica Cynthia Ann Telles Other (Political)
Côte d'Ivoire Jessica Davis Ba Career
Croatia Nathalie Rayes Other
Cuba    
Cyprus Julie D. Fisher Career
Czech Republic Bijan Sabet Other (Political)
Denmark Alan Leventhal Other (Political)
Djibouti Cynthia Kierscht Career
Dominican Republic Juan Iturregui Other (Political)
Ecuador Arthur W. Brown Career
Egypt Herro Mustafa Garg Career
El Salvador William H. Duncan Career
Equatorial Guinea David R. Gilmour Career
Eritrea    
Estonia George P. Kent Career
Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) John W. McIntyre Career
Ethiopia Ervin Jose Massinga Career
European Union Mark Gitenstein Other (Political)
Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru & Tuvalu Marie C. Damour Career
Finland Douglas T. Hickey Other (Political)
France & Monaco Denise Bauer Other (Political)
Gabon Vernelle Trim FitzPatrick Career
The Gambia Sharon Cromer Career
Georgia Robin Dunnigan Career
Germany Amy Gutmann Other (Political)
Ghana Virginia Palmer Career
Greece George Tsunis Other (Political)
Guatemala Tobin John Bradley Career
Guinea Troy Fitrell Career
Guyana Nicole D. Theriot Career
Haiti Dennis B. Hankins Career
Holy See Joseph Donnelly Other (Political)
Honduras Laura Farnsworth Dogu Career
Hungary David Pressman Other (Political)
IAEA Laura S.H. Holgate Other (Political)
ICAO C.B. 'Sully' Sullenberger Other (Political)
Charlie Crist Other (Political)
Iceland Carrin F. Patman Other (Political)
India Eric Garcetti Other (Political)
Indonesia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir Career
Iraq Alina Romanowski Other (Civil Service)
Tracey Ann Jacobson Career
Ireland Claire Cronin Other (Political)
Israel Thomas Nides Other (Political)
Jacob J. Lew Other (Political)
Italy & San Marino Jack Markell Other
Jamaica N. Nickolas Perry Other (Political)
Japan Rahm Emanuel Other (Political)
Jordan Yael Lempert Career
Kazakhstan Daniel Rosenblum Other (Civil Service)
Kenya Margaret 'Meg' Whitman Other (Political)
Kosovo Jeffrey Hovenier Career
Kuwait Karen Sasahara Career
Kyrgyz Republic Lesslie Viguerie Career
Laos Heather Roach Variava Career
Latvia Christopher T. Robinson Career
Lebanon Lisa A. Johnson Career
Lesotho Maria Brewer Career
Liberia Mark Toner Career
Libya Jennifer D. Gavito Career
Lithuania Kara C. McDonald Career
Luxembourg Thomas Barrett Other (Political)
Madagascar & Comoros Claire Pierangelo Career
Malawi David John Young Career
Malaysia Edgard D. Kagan Career
Maldives Hugo Yue-Ho Yon Career
Mali Rachna Sachdeva Korhonen Career
Malta Constance Milstein Other (Political)
Marshall Islands Laura Stone Career
Mauritania    
Mauritius & Seychelles Henry Jardine Career
Mexico Kenneth Lee Salazar Other (Political)
Micronesia Jennifer L. Johnson Career
Moldova Kent Doyle Logsdon Career
Mongolia Richard Lee Buangan Career
Montenegro B. Bix Aliu Career
Morocco Puneet Talwar Other (Political)
Mozambique Peter Hendrick Vrooman Career
Namibia Randy W. Berry Career
NATO Julianne Smith Other (Political)
Nepal Dean R. Thompson Career
Netherlands Shefali Razdan Duggal Other (Political)
New Zealand Tom Udall Other (Political)
Nicaragua Hugo F. Rodriguez, Jr. Career
Niger Kathleen FitzGibbon Career
Nigeria Richard Mills, Jr. Career
North Macedonia Angela Price Aggeler Career
Norway Marc Nathanson Other (Political)
OAS Francisco O. Mora Other (Political)
OECD Jack Markell Other (Political)
Sean Patrick Maloney Other (Political)
Oman Ana Escrogima Career
OPCW Nicole Shampaine Career
OSCE Michael Carpenter Other (Former FS)
Pakistan Donald Armin Blome Career
Palau Joel Ehrendreich Career
Panama Mari Carmen Aponte Other (Political)
Papua New Guinea & Vanuatu Ann Marie Yastishock Career
Paraguay Marc Ostfield Other (Civil Service)
Peru Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath Career
Philippines MaryKay Loss Carlson Career
Poland Mark Brzezinski Other (Political)
Portugal Randi Charno Levine Other (Political)
Qatar Timmy T. Davis Career
Romania Kathleen Ann Kavalec Career
Russia Lynne M. Tracy Career
Rwanda Eric W. Kneedler Career
Samoa Tom Udall Other (Political)
Saudi Arabia Michael A. Ratney Career
Senegal & Guinea-Bissau Michael Raynor Career
Serbia Christopher R. Hill Other (Retired FS)
Sierra Leone Bryan David Hunt Career
Singapore Jonathan Eric Kaplan Other (Political)
Slovakia Gautam Rana Career
Slovenia Jamie L. Harpootlian Other (Political)
Solomon Islands    
Somalia Larry Andre Career
Richard H. Riley, IV Career
South Africa Reuben E. Brigety, II Other (Political)
South Korea Philip S. Goldberg Career
South Sudan Michael J. Adler Career
Spain & Andorra Julissa Reynoso Pantaleon Other (Political)
Sri Lanka Julie Chung Career
Sudan John T. Godfrey Career
Suriname Robert Faucher Career
Sweden Erik Ramanathan Other (Political)
Switzerland & Liechtenstein Scott Miller Other (Political)
Syria    
Tajikistan Manuel P. Micaller, Jr. Career
Tanzania Michael Battle Other (Political)
Thailand Robert Godec Career
Timor-Leste Donna Ann Welton Career
Togo Elizabeth Anne Noseworthy Fitzsimmons Career
Tonga    
Trinidad and Tobago Candace A. Bond Other (Political)
Tunisia Joey R. Hood Career
Türkiye Jeffry Lane Flake Other (Political)
Turkmenistan Elizabeth Rood Career
Uganda William W. Popp Career
Ukraine Bridget A. Brink Career
United Arab Emirates Martina Strong Career
United Kingdom Jane Hartley Other (Political)
United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield Other (Recalled FS)
UN / Conf. on Disarmament Bruce I. Turner Other (Retired FS)
UN / Deputy Representative Dorothy C. Shea Career
UN / Economic & Social Council Lisa A. Carty Other (Retired FS)
UN / Geneva Bathsheba Nell Crocker Other (Political)
UN / Human Rights Council Michèle Taylor Other (Political)
UN / Management & Reform Christopher Lu Other (Political)
UN / Political Affairs Robert A. Wood Other (Retired FS)
UN / Rome Cindy Hensley McCain Other (Political)
Jeffrey Prescott Other (Political)
UN / Vienna Laura S.H. Holgate Other (Political)
UNESCO Courtney Diesel O'Donnell Other (Political)
Uruguay Heide B. Fulton Career
Uzbekistan Jonathan Henick Career
Venezuela    
Vietnam Marc Knapper Career
Yemen Steven H. Fagin Career
Zambia Michael C. Gonzales Career
Zimbabwe Pamela Tremont Career

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