Appointments - Donald J. Trump

Updated: September 14, 2020

Total Appointments: 189
Career Appointments: 108/57.1%
Political Appointments: 81/42.9%

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 political appointments, as they are not from the career Foreign Service.

a | b | c | d | e | f | g | h | i | j | k | l | m | n | o | p | q | r | s | t | u | v | y | z

Post Ambassador Career/Political
Afghanistan John R. Bass Career
William Ruger Political
African Union Jessica Lapenn Career
Albania Yuri Kim Career
Algeria John Desrocher Career
Angola Nina Maria Fite Career
Argentina Edward C. Prado Political
Armenia Lynne M. Tracy Career
ASEAN Nominated returned to the White House on 1/3/20  
Australia Arthur B. Culvahouse, Jr. Political
Austria Trevor Traina Political
Azerbaijan Earle D. Litzenberger Career
Bahamas William A. Douglass Political
Bahrain Justin Hicks Siberell Career
Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller Career
Barbados (Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines) Nominated returned to the White House on 1/3/20  
Belarus Julie D. Fisher Career
Belgium Ronald Gidwitz Political
Belize Andre Bauer Political
Benin Patricia Mahoney Career
Bolivia NO APPOINTMENTS  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Eric George Nelson Career
Botswana Craig Lewis Cloud Career
Brazil Todd C. Chapman Career
Brunei Darussalam Matthew John Matthews Career
Bulgaria Herro Mustafa Career
Burkina Faso Sandra E. Clark Career
Burma Thomas Laszlo Vajda Career
Burundi Melanie Harris Higgins Career
Cabo Verde John Jefferson Daigle Career
Cambodia W. Patrick Murphy Career
Cameroon Peter Barlerin Career
Canada Kelly Knight Craft Political
Aldona Wos Political
Central African Republic Lucy Tamlyn Career
Chad Steven Christopher Koutsis Career
Chile Leora Rosenberg Levy Political
China Terry Branstad Political
Colombia Philip S. Goldberg Career
Congo (DR) Michael A. Hammer Career
Congo (Republic of) Todd Philip Haskell Career
Costa Rica Sharon Day Political
Côte d'Ivoire Richard K. Bell Career
Croatia W. Robert Kohorst Political
Cuba NO APPOINTMENTS  
Cyprus Judith Garber Career
Czech Republic Stephen B. King Political
Denmark Carla Sands Political
Djibouti Jonathan Pratt Career
Larry Andre Career
Dominican Republic Robin Bernstein Political
Ecuador Michael J. Fitzpatrick Career
Egypt Jonathan R. Cohen Career
El Salvador Ronald Douglas Johnson Political
Equatorial Guinea Susan N. Stevenson Career
Eritrea NO APPOINTMENTS  
Estonia William Ellison Grayson Political
Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) Jeanne Marie Maloney Career
Ethiopia Michael Raynor Career
Geeta Pasi Career
European Union Gordon Sondland Political
Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, & Tuvalu Joseph Cella Political
Finland Robert Frank Pence Political
France & Monaco Jamie McCourt Political
Gabon and São Tomé & Principe Joel Danies Career
The Gambia Richard Carlton Paschall III Career
Georgia Kelly C. Degnan Career
Germany Richard Grenell Political
Douglas Macgregor Political
Ghana Stephanie Sanders Sullivan Career
Greece NO APPOINTMENTS  
Guatemala Luis Arreaga Career
William W. Popp Career
Guinea Simon Henshaw Career
Guyana Sarah-Ann Lynch Career
Haiti Michele Jeanne Sison Career
Holy See Callista Gingrich Political
Honduras Nomination returned to the White House on January 3, 2019  
Hungary David B. Cornstein Political
ICAO Thomas Carter Political
Iceland Jeffrey Ross Gunter Political
India Kenneth Juster Political
Indonesia Sung Y. Kim Career
Iraq Matthew Tueller Career
Ireland Edward F. Crawford Political
Israel David Friedman Political
Italy & San Marino Lewis Eisenberg Political
Jamaica Donald Ray Tapia Political
Japan William Francis Hagerty IV Political
Kenneth R. Weinstein Political
Jordan Henry T. Wooster Career
Kazakhstan William Moser Career
Kenya Kyle McCarter Political
Kosovo Philip Kosnett Career
Kuwait Alina Romanowski Civil Service
Kyrgyz Republic Donald Lu Career
Laos Peter M. Haymond Career
Latvia John Leslie Carwile Career
Lebanon Dorothy Shea Career
Lesotho Rebecca Eliza Gonzales Career
Liberia Michael A. McCarthy Career
Libya Richard Norland Career
Lithuania Robert S. Gilchrist Career
Luxembourg James Randolph Evans Political
Madagascar & Comoros Michael Pelletier Career
Malawi Robert K. Scott Career
Malaysia Brian McFeeters Career
Mali Dennis Hankins Career
Malta Nominated returned to the White House on 1/3/20  
Marshall Islands Roxanne Cabral Career
Mauritania Michael James Dodman Career
Cynthia Kierscht Career
Mauritius & Seychelles David Reimer Career
Mexico Christopher Landau Political
Micronesia Carmen G. Cantor Civil Service
Moldova Dereck J. Hogan Career
Mongolia Michael Klecheski Career
Montenegro Judy Rising Reinke Career
Morocco David T. Fischer Political
Mozambique Dennis Walter Hearne Career
Namibia Lisa A. Johnson Career
NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison Political
Nepal Randy W. Berry Career
Netherlands Peter Hoekstra Political
New Zealand & Samoa Scott Brown Political
Nicaragua Kevin K. Sullivan Career
Niger Eric Whitaker Career
Nigeria Mary Beth Leonard Career
North Macedonia Kate Marie Byrnes Career
Norway J. Mark Burkhalter Political
Kenneth J. Braithwaite Political
OAS Carlos Trujillo Political
OECD Manisha Singh Political
Oman Leslie M. Tsou Career
OPCW Joseph Manso Career
OSCE James S. Gilmore Political
Pakistan William E. Todd Civil Service
Palau John Hennessey-Niland Career
Panama Erik Paul Bethel Political
Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands & Vanuatu Erin Elizabeth McKee Career
Paraguay M. Lee McClenny Career
Peru Krishna Urs Career
Lisa S. Kenna Career
Philippines NO APPOINTMENTS  
Poland Georgette Mosbacher Political
Portugal George E. Glass Political
Qatar Nomination returned to the White House on January 3, 2019  
Romania Adrian Zuckerman Political
Russia Jon Huntsman, Jr. Political
John J. Sullivan Political
Rwanda Peter Hendrick Vrooman Career
Saudi Arabia John Abizaid Political
Senegal & Guinea-Bissau Tulinabo Salama Mushingi Career
Serbia Anthony F. Godfrey Career
Sierra Leone Maria Brewer Career
David Reimer Career
Singapore Barbera Hale Thornhill Political
Slovakia Bridget A. Brink Career
Slovenia Lynda Blanchard Political
Somalia Donald Yamamoto Career
South Africa Lana J. Marks Political
South Korea Harry B. Harris, Jr. Political
South Sudan Thomas Hushek Career
Spain & Andorra Richard Duke Buchan III Political
Sri Lanka & Maldives Alaina Teplitz Career
Sudan NO APPOINTMENTS  
Suriname Karen L. Williams Career
Sweden Kenneth Howery Political
Switzerland & Liechtenstein Edward T. McMullen, Jr. Political
Syria NO APPOINTMENTS  
Tajikistan John Mark Pommersheim Career
Tanzania Donald Wright Civil Service
Thailand Michael George DeSombre Political
Timor-Leste Kathleen M. Fitzpatrick Career
C. Kevin Blackstone Career
Togo Eric William Stromayer Career
Trinidad and Tobago Joseph Mondello Political
Tunisia Donald Blome Career
Turkey David M. Satterfield Career
Turkmenistan Matthew S. Klimow Civil Service
Uganda Natalie E. Brown Career
Ukraine Keith W. Dayton Political
United Arab Emirates John Rakolta, Jr. Political
United Kingdom Robert Wood Johnson IV Political
United Nations Kelly Knight Craft Political
Nikki Haley Political
UN / Conf. on Disarmament NO APPOINTMENTS  
UN / Deputy Representative Jonathan R. Cohen Career
Richard Mills, Jr. Career
UN / Economic & Social Council Nomination withdrawn on September 8, 2020  
Kelley Eckels Currie Political
UN / Geneva Andrew Bremberg Political
UN / Human Rights Council NO APPOINTMENTS  
UN / Management & Reform Cherith Norman Chalet Political
UN / Political Affairs Alex Nelson Wong Political
UN / Rome Kip Tom Political
UN / Vienna (IAEA) Jackie Wolcott Political
UNESCO NO APPOINTMENTS  
Uruguay Kenneth George Political
Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum Civil Service
Venezuela James Broward Story Career
Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink Career
Yemen Christopher Paul Henzel Career
Zambia Daniel L. Foote Career
Zimbabwe Brian Nichols Career

Questions, comments, corrections? Please let us know!