Table of Contents Table of Contents
Previous Page  75 / 104 Next Page
Basic version Information
Show Menu
Previous Page 75 / 104 Next Page
Page Background

THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL

|

SEPTEMBER 2015

75

AFSA NEWS

Meet the 2015-2017 Governing Board

The American Foreign Service Association is proud to intro-

duce the elected officers and representatives of the 2015-2017

Governing Board who will be hard at work on behalf of AFSA

members over the next two years.

AFSAGoverning Board meetings take place on the first

Wednesday of every month from noon to 2 p.m. at AFSA head-

quarters (2101 E Street NW,Washington, D.C.). Regular members

may attend any board meeting and/or request copies of board

meeting minutes fromPatrick Bradley at

bradley@afsa.org

.

AMBASSADOR

BARBARA STEPHENSON

PRESIDENT

Ambassador Barbara Stephenson is a

30-year veteran of the Foreign Service,

most recently serving as dean of the

Leadership and Management School at

the Foreign Service Institute. She received

the Department of State’s Distinguished Honor Award for her

service as deputy senior adviser to the Secretary of State and

deputy coordinator for Iraq and has also served as ambas-

sador to Panama, as consul general and chief of mission in

Curaçao, as consul general in Belfast, as director for plan-

ning in the Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and

Stabilization and as the first woman deputy chief of mission

and chargé d’affaires at Embassy London. She holds a Ph.D. in

English literature and has two children.

WI L L I AM HAUGH

SECRETARY

William Haugh retired from the Senior For-

eign Service in April 2015. During a 35-year

career, his assignments included service

as dean of the School of Language Studies

at the Foreign Service Institute; director of

the Office of Management Policy, Rightsiz-

ing and Innovation; foreign policy adviser to the chief of staff

of the Army; and executive director of the Bureaus of Near

Eastern Affairs and South and Central Asian Affairs. He gradu-

ated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, received a

master’s degree from Harvard and lives with his wife and two

daughters in Fairfax, Virginia.

AMBASSADOR

CHARL ES A . FORD

TREASURER

Ambassador (ret.) Charles Ford joined the

Foreign Commercial Service in 1982 and

retired in 2009. His assignments included

serving as assistant secretary for the Com-

merce Department; acting director general

and acting assistant secretary for the United States and

Foreign Commercial Service; and director of Latin American

trade policy in the International Trade Administration. His

overseas postings were concentrated in Europe and Latin

America. From 2005 to 2008 he served as U.S. ambassador to

Honduras. Ford earned a bachelor’s degree from the College

of William and Mary and a master’s degree from The George

Washington University.

ANG I E BRYAN

STATE VICE PRESIDENT

Angie Bryan joined the Foreign Service in

1992, shortly after graduating from Trinity

University in San Antonio with bachelor’s

degrees in international studies and politi-

cal science. She served overseas as deputy

principal officer in Lahore; acting principal

officer in Peshawar, Strasbourg and Marseille; refugee coor-

dinator in Islamabad; political-economic counselor in Stock-

holm; principal officer at the American Presence Post in Lyon;

and deputy chief of mission in Yemen. In Washington, she has

served as staff assistant to the assistant secretary for South

Asian affairs and as an assessor with the Board of Examiners.

She was awarded the Sinclaire Language Award for Urdu in

2000.

SHARON WAYNE

USAID VICE PRESIDENT

Sharon Wayne is an active-duty USAID For-

eign Service officer. She has served as an

assignments and performance counselor,

office director for American Schools and

Hospitals Abroad, and as a regional super-

visory contracting officer in Santo Domingo. Prior to entering

the Foreign Service, she was a contracting officer with the

Peace Corps. Wayne has two teenage children and resides in

Annapolis, Maryland.