The Foreign Service Journal, June 2021

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL | JUNE 2021 51 AFSA Welcomes Franny Raybaud as Membership Coordinator Originally from the Lower East Side in Manhattan, Frances “Franny” Raybaud (they/them/theirs) is excited to join the team at AFSA after a few years working with service-disabled veterans and military families. As a USAID aspirant with two former peacekeeper parents now in the United Nations Civil Service, Franny looks forward to serving AFSA’s almost 17,000 members across the globe. They have previous experience with the federal government as a 2017 Department of Defense Boren Scholar to Morocco. Franny holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and Arabic fromMacaulay Honors College at Queens College-CUNY. With a background in studying ethnic conflict and racial relations coupled with a passion for human rights, they are eager to learn fromothers and lend some classic NewYorker humor to the Foreign Service community. Franny lives inWashington, D.C., and loves learning lan- guages. They speak Arabic, Spanish and French. Mandarin Chinese is next on the list! n Franny Raybaud AFSAGoverning Board Meeting, April 21, 2021 LCAD Award: The Governing Board unanimously adopted the Awards and Plaques Committee rec- ommendation for AFSA’s 2021 Lifetime Contribu- tions to American Diplomacy award. AFSA Memorial Plaques: The Governing Board approved the addition of two names to the virtual memorial plaque on AFSA’s website ( afsa-memorial-plaque). Associate Member: The Governing Board approved the application of an associate AFSA member. New AFSA Editorial Board Members: The Govern- ing Board approved two new members to serve on the Editorial Board: Foreign Service Officer Bronwyn Llewellyn of USAID, and Jane Carpenter-Rock, the acting director of the National Museum of American Diplomacy and a Foreign Service officer with the State Department. n AFSA Editorial Board Welcomes Two New Members The Foreign Service Journal is excited to welcome two new members to its Editorial Board: Bronwyn Llewellyn and Jane Carpenter-Rock. Llewellyn is a second- generation USAID FSO: her father, Charles Llewellyn, served as a health officer for USAID and retired in 2010, almost a year to the day before Bronwyn was sworn in. She is an environment officer and has served in Washington, D.C., Nepal and deputy director of the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Bureau of African Affairs. She has also served in Bogotá, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Washing- ton, D.C. Prior to joining the State Department, Carpenter-Rock held several museum fellow- ships including the Sara Roby Fellowship in 20th-Century American Realism at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She is the author Tibet. She currently serves as a congressional liaison officer for USAID’s Bureau for Legis- lative and Public Affairs. Foreign Service Officer Jane Carpenter-Rock has been with the State Depart- ment for 19 years. She joined the National Museum of American Diplomacy in July 2018 as deputy director for museum content and became acting director of the museum in January. Previously, she served as of the book Betye Saar in the David C. Driskell Series of African American Art (Pome- granate, 2003). Editorial Board members Dinah Zeltser-Winant (USAID) and Chris Teal (State) are moving on after four years and two years, respectively. Thank you to Dinah and Chris for their service and for their consistently thoughtful guid- ance and contributions to the discussions about and direc- tion of the Journal . n Bronwyn Llewellyn Jane Carpenter-Rock STATEDEPARTMENT COURTESYOFBRONWYNLLEWELLYN