Tracker: Current U.S. Ambassadors

Updated November 20, 2019

Total Positions: 189

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.

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Post Ambassador Career/Political Nominated Confirmed
Afghanistan John R. Bass Career 7/27/17 9/28/17
African Union Jessica Lapenn Career 5/6/19 8/1/19
Albania NOMINATED: Yuri Kim Career 7/8/19 pending
Algeria John Desrocher Career 6/26/17 8/3/17
Angola Nina Maria Fite Career 9/5/17 11/2/17
Argentina Edward C. Prado Political 1/19/18 3/22/18
Armenia Lynne M. Tracy Career 9/28/18 1/2/19
ASEAN NOMINATED: John Linder Political 3/12/19 pending
Australia Arthur B. Culvahouse, Jr. Political 11/15/18 1/2/19
Austria Trevor Traina Political 1/22/18 3/22/18
Azerbaijan Earle D. 'Lee' Litzenberger Career 9/12/18 1/2/19
Bahamas VACANT      
Bahrain Justin Siberell Career 7/27/17 9/28/17
Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller Career 7/23/18 10/12/18
Barbados NOMINATED: Leandro Rizzuto Political 1/16/19 pending
Belarus VACANT*      
Belgium Ronald Gidwitz Political 5/24/18 6/28/18
Belize VACANT      
Benin Patricia Mahoney Career 9/12/18 1/2/19
Bolivia VACANT*      
Bosnia and Herzegovina Eric George Nelson Career 8/27/18 1/2/19
Botswana Craig Lewis Cloud Career 8/16/18 1/2/19
Brazil NOMINATED: Todd C. Chapman Career 10/31/19 pending
Brunei Darussalam Matthew J. Matthews Career 8/27/18 1/2/19
Bulgaria Herro Mustafa Career 6/24/19 9/26/19
Burkina Faso NOMINATED: Sandra E. Clark Career 9/9/19 pending
Burma Scot Marciel Career 10/21/15 2/9/16
Burundi VACANT      
Cabo Verde John Jefferson Daigle Career 3/26/19 5/23/19
Cambodia W. Patrick Murphy Career 1/16/19 8/1/19
Cameroon Peter Barlerin Career 7/19/17 11/2/17
Canada VACANT      
Central African Republic Lucy Tamlyn Career 7/31/18 1/2/19
Chad NOMINATED: Steven C. Koutsis Career 8/1/19 pending
Chile NOMINATED: Leora R. Levy Political 10/15/19 pending
China Terry Branstad Political 1/20/17 5/22/17
Colombia Philip S. Goldberg Career 5/6/19 8/1/19
Congo (DR) Michael A. Hammer Career 6/20/18 9/6/18
Congo (Republic of) Todd Haskell Career 2/28/17 5/18/17
Costa Rica Sharon Day Political 6/15/17 8/3/17
Côte d'Ivoire Richard K. Bell Career 1/3/19 8/1/19
Croatia W. Robert Kohorst Political 9/5/17 11/2/17
Cuba VACANT      
Cyprus Judith Garber Career 8/16/18 1/2/19
Czech Republic Stephen B. King Political 7/11/17 10/5/17
Denmark Carla Sands Political 9/11/17 11/2/17
Djibouti Larry André Career 9/5/17 11/2/17
Dominican Republic Robin Bernstein Political 11/2/17 6/28/18
Ecuador Michael J. Fitzpatrick Career   5/23/19
Egypt Jonathan R. Cohen Career   8/1/19
El Salvador Ronald D. Johnson Political   6/27/19
Equatorial Guinea Susan N. Stevenson Career   1/2/19
Eritrea VACANT*      
Estonia NOMINATED: William E. Grayson Political 10/15/19 pending
Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) Lisa J. Peterson Career   11/19/15
Ethiopia Michael Raynor Career   8/3/17
European Union Gordon Sondland Political   6/28/18
Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga, & Tuvalu Joseph Cella Political   9/24/19
Finland Robert Frank Pence Political   3/22/18
France & Monaco Jamie McCourt Political   11/2/17
Gabon and São Tomé & Príncipe VACANT Career   2/15/18
The Gambia Richard C. 'Carl' Paschall III Career   1/2/19
Georgia NOMINATED: Kelly C. Degnan Career 9/9/19 pending
Germany Richard Grenell Political   4/26/18
Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan Career   9/6/18
Greece Geoffrey R. Pyatt Career   7/14/16
Guatemala Luis Arreaga Career   8/3/17
Guinea Simon Henshaw Career   1/2/19
Guyana Sarah-Ann Lynch Career   1/2/19
Haiti Michele Jeanne Sison Career   11/2/17
Holy See Callista Gingrich Political   10/16/17
Honduras VACANT      
Hungary David B. Cornstein Political   5/24/18
ICAO Thomas Carter Political   11/2/17
Iceland Jeffrey Ross Gunter Political   5/23/19
India Kenneth Juster Political   11/2/17
Indonesia NOMINATED: Sung Y. Kim Career 7/17/19 pending
Iraq Matthew Tueller Career   5/16/19
Ireland Edward F. Crawford Political   6/13/19
Israel David Friedman Political   3/23/17
Italy & San Marino Lewis Eisenberg Political   8/3/17
Jamaica Donald Ray Tapia Political   7/18/19
Japan VACANT      
Jordan NOMINATED: Henry T. Wooster Career 11/19/19  
Kazakhstan William Moser Career   1/2/19
Kenya Kyle McCarter Political   1/2/19
Kosovo Philip Kosnett Career   9/6/18
Kuwait NOMINATED: Alina Romanowski Political/CS 8/1/19 pending
Kyrgyz Republic Donald Lu Career   9/6/18
Laos NOMINATED: Peter M. Haymond Career 9/9/19 pending
Latvia John Leslie Carwile Career   9/26/19
Lebanon NOMINATED: Dorothy Shea Career 10/17/19 pending
Lesotho Rebecca Eliza Gonzales Career   11/16/17
Liberia Christine Ann Elder Career   5/17/16
Libya Richard Norland Career   8/1/19
Lithuania NOMINATED: Robert S. Gilchrist Career 8/1/19 pending
Luxembourg J. Randolph Evans Political   5/24/18
Madagascar & Comoros Michael P. Pelletier Career   1/2/19
Malawi Robert K. Scott Career   4/11/19
Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir Career   12/9/16
Mali Dennis B. Hankins Career   1/2/19
Malta NOMINATED: Christine Toretti Political 1/16/19 pending
Marshall Islands NOMINATED: Roxanne Cabral Career 5/2/19 pending
Mauritania Michael Dodman Career   11/2/17
Mauritius & Seychelles David Dale Reimer Career   11/2/17
Mexico Christopher Landau Political   8/1/19
Micronesia NOMINATED: Carmen G. Cantor Political/CS 7/17/19 pending
Moldova Dereck J. Hogan Career   9/6/18
Mongolia Michael S. Klecheski Career   1/2/19
Montenegro Judy Rising Reinke Career   9/6/18
Morocco NOMINATED: David T. Fischer Political 1/16/19 pending
Mozambique Dennis W. Hearne Career   1/2/19
Namibia Lisa A. Johnson Career   11/16/17
NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison Political   8/3/17
Nepal Randy W. Berry Career   9/6/18
Netherlands Peter Hoekstra Political   11/9/17
New Zealand & Samoa Scott Brown Political   6/8/17
Nicaragua Kevin K. Sullivan Career   10/11/18
Niger Eric Whitaker Career   11/2/17
Nigeria Mary Beth Leonard Career   8/1/19
North Macedonia Kate Marie Byrnes Career   5/23/19
Norway Kenneth J. Braithwaite Political   12/21/17
OAS Carlos Trujillo Political   3/22/18
OECD NOMINATED: Pamela Bates Political 1/16/19 pending
Oman NOMINATED: Leslie M. Tsou Career 6/24/19 pending
OPCW NOMINATED: Joseph Manso Career 10/17/19 pending
OSCE James S. Gilmore Political   5/23/19
Pakistan VACANT      
Palau NOMINATED: John Hennessey-Niland Career 10/15/19 pending
Panama VACANT      
Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands & Vanuatu Erin Elizabeth McKee Career   9/26/19
Paraguay M. Lee McClenny Career   12/21/17
Peru Krishna Urs Career   8/3/17
Philippines VACANT      
Poland Georgette Mosbacher Political   7/12/18
Portugal George E. Glass Political   8/3/17
Qatar VACANT      
Romania Adrian Zuckerman Political 1/16/19 11/20/19
Russia NOMINATED: John J. Sullivan Political 10/17/19 pending
Rwanda Peter Hendrick Vrooman Career   2/15/18
Saudi Arabia John Abizaid Political   4/10/19
Senegal & Guinea-Bissau Tulinabo Salama Mushingi Career   5/18/17
Serbia Anthony F. Godfrey Career   9/26/19
Sierra Leone Maria Brewer Career   8/3/17
Singapore NOMINATED: Barbera Hale Thornhill Political 10/15/19 pending
Slovakia Bridget A. Brink Career   5/23/19
Somalia Donald Yamamoto Career   10/11/18
Slovenia Lynda Blanchard Political   7/18/19
South Africa Lana J. Marks Political   9/26/19
South Korea Harry B. Harris, Jr. Political   6/28/18
South Sudan Thomas Hushek Career   4/26/18
Spain & Andorra Richard Duke Buchan III Political   11/2/17
Sri Lanka & Maldives Alaina Teplitz Career   9/6/18
Sudan VACANT*      
Suriname Karen Lynn Williams Career   10/11/18
Sweden Kenneth Howery Political   9/17/19
Switzerland & Liechtenstein Edward T. McMullen, Jr. Political   11/2/17
Syria VACANT*      
Tajikistan John Mark Pommersheim Career   1/2/19
Tanzania NOMINATED: Donald Wright Political/CS 10/15/19 pending
Thailand NOMINATED: Michael G. DeSombre Political 7/17/19 pending
Timor-Leste Kathleen Fitzpatrick Career   11/2/17
Togo Eric W. Stromayer Career   1/2/19
Trinidad and Tobago Joseph Mondello Political   6/28/18
Tunisia Donald A. Blome Career   1/2/19
Turkey David M. Satterfield Career   6/27/19
Turkmenistan Matthew S. Klimow Political/CS   5/23/19
Uganda NOMINATED: Natalie E. Brown Career 8/1/19 pending
Ukraine VACANT      
United Arab Emirates John Rakolta Jr. Political 1/16/19 9/17/19
United Kingdom Robert Wood Johnson IV Political 6/26/17 8/3/17
United Nations Kelly Knight Craft Political 5/2/19 7/31/19
UN / Conf. on Disarmament Robert A. Wood Career 1/6/14 7/15/14
UN / Deputy Representative VACANT      
UN / Economic & Social Council VACANT      
UN / Geneva Andrew Bremberg Political 1/16/19 10/22/19
UN / Human Rights Council (U.S. withdrew on 6/19/18) VACANT      
UN / Management & Reform Cherith Norman Chalet Political 5/21/18 9/12/18
UN / Political Affairs VACANT      
UN / Rome Kip Tom Political 1/16/19 4/11/19
UN / Vienna Jackie Wolcott Political 1/18/18 9/24/18
UNESCO (U.S. withdrew on 12/31/18) VACANT      
Uruguay Kenneth George Political 1/16/19 8/1/19
Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum Political/CS 1/16/19 4/11/19
Venezuela VACANT*      
Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink Career 7/27/17 10/26/17
Yemen Christopher P. Henzel Career 9/28/18 1/2/19
Zambia Daniel L. Foote Career 9/5/17 11/2/17
Zimbabwe Brian Nichols Career 6/4/18 6/28/18

* denotes that the U.S. does not currently exchange Ambassadors with that country

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Information taken from www.whitehouse.gov and foreign.senate.gov.