Retiree Associations

Foreign Service Retiree Associations

Current as of 3/25/15

These regional and state Foreign Service associations, while independent of AFSA, work closely with AFSA in reaching out to retired government foreign affairs personnel who have served in diplomatic capacity, including mission support staff. Membership in some of these associations may include private and non-governmental personnel who have served abroad.


Central and Northern Arizona Foreign Service Retirees

Jeanne Kinney
5145 North 7th Street #125
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 380-1260


Foreign Service Association of Northern California

Hon. James D. Rosenthal
3701 Clay Street
San Francisco CA 94118
(415) 666-3907

Jim Thurber

Foreign Affairs Association of Southern and Central California

Marguerite Cooper
108 S. El Molino Ave., #303
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 796-6573
Fax (626) 737-9084
Mobile (323) 683-5289

Robert Baker
(310) 625-9122

Foreign Service Retirees Association of Southern California (San Diego)

Daria de Pierre-Hollowell
1382 Valencia Loop
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 421-4925


Foreign Service Retirees of Colorado

Michael Keaveny
970 W. 112th Ave, Unit 1604
Northglenn, CO 80234
(303) 927-6191


Foreign Service Retirees Association of Florida

Hope Byrnes
5031 Faberge Place
Sarasota, FL 34233-1462


Foreign Affairs Retirees of Maryland

Henry Precht
4904 Newport Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20816
(301) 229-4598


Upper Midwest Chapter of the American Foreign Service Association

William S. Davnie
100 3rd Ave S. #2805
Minneaplois, MN 55401
(612) 419-0518

New England

Foreign Affairs Retirees of New England

Elizabeth Barnett
1731 Beacon St. # 404
Brookline, MA 02445-5324
(617) 232- 4241

Hon. Thomas N. Hull, III

North Carolina

Carolina Friends of the Foreign Service

Hanson R. Malpass
908 Woodbine Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 942-6945


The Foreign Service Group - Texas
PO Box 50246
Austin, TX 78763-0246
Danny Root
830 980-7776

John S. Wood

Foreign Service Retirees Association of San Antonio

Janet Scott, President
6805 Rock Road
San Antonio, TX 78229
(210) 341-9498

Danny Root
32841 Claire Cove
Buiverde, TX 78163
(830) 980-7776


Utah Retired Foreign Service Group

Vance C. Pace
47 Jennies Ct.
Kaysville UT 84037
(801) 546-3959


Foreign Affairs Retirees of Northern Virginia

Robert T. McMahan, Jr.
7115 Penguin Place
Falls Church, VA 22043


Foreign Service Retirees Association of Washington State

David Hughes
15321 NE 163 Street
Woodinville, WA 98072-8962
(425) 481-3669


Foreign Affairs Retirees of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho

Alan L Roecks
17610 East Ridge Court
Greenacres, WA 99016-7756
509 269-8026
509 242-9634 (cell)

West Virginia

Foreign Service Reunion Association

Renny Travers Smith
1005 Carter Ave.,
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
(304) 876-2583

Carol Colloton


USAID Alumni Association

Alex Shakow and Ann VanDusen,

Public Diplomacy Alumni Association

Michael Schneider, President


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