Nominees: PN877-1 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information

The following-named persons of the Department of State for appointment as Foreign Service Officers of the classes stated. For appointment as Foreign Service Officer of Class One, Consular Officer and Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America:

Foreign Service

Nominee

  • Jason Douglas Kalbfleisch, of AK
  • Rahima Kandahari, of VA

For appointment as Foreign Service Officer of Class Two, Consular Officer and Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America:

Nominee

  • Marlaina R. Casey, of DC
  • Rebecca Schwalbach Daley, of VA
  • Rebecca Edwards, of VA
  • Patrick Fenning, of VA
  • Fadi A. Haddad, of FL
  • Albert John Janek III, of VA
  • David H. Liboff, of FL
  • Gwendolyn Llewellyn, of VA

For appointment as Foreign Service Officer of Class Three, Consular Officer and Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America:

Nominee

  • Lidia Avakian, of VA
  • Carrie Lynn Basnight, of FL
  • Karla C. Brown, of CA
  • Tabatha L. Fairclough, of DC
  • Kwang H. Kim, of FL

For appointment as Foreign Service Officer of Class Four, Consular Officer and Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America:

Nominee

  • Nisha Abraham, of TX
  • Clarissa S. Adamson, of DC
  • Michael Keith Agner Jr., of FL
  • Megan Ahearn, of PA
  • Maroof P. Ahmed, of FL
  • Nadia Shairzay Ahmed, of VA
  • Aamir Alavi, of CA
  • Dana O. Al-Ebrahim, of PA
  • Dru Alejandro, of FL
  • Beth M. Andonov, of NV
  • Brian David Ascher, of FL
  • Nathaniel F. Austin, of WA
  • Oscar D. Avila, of FL
  • Kala Carruthers Azar, of VA
  • Jonathan Baas, of AZ
  • Andrew C. Baker, of CA
  • Anna L. Balogh, of MA
  • Sarah S. Banerjee, of WA
  • Francesco Carlo Barbacci, of VA
  • Zachary Isaac Barter, of CO
  • Andrew Barwig, of CO
  • Nicole C. Bayer, of CA
  • Caleb Daniel Becker, of TX
  • Branislava Bell, of NC
  • Annika R. Betancourt, of CT
  • Bridget K. Binder, of MD
  • Shailaja Bista, of GA
  • D. James Bjorkman, of UT
  • Bridget Blagoevski-Trazoff, of NY
  • Richmond Paul Blake, of PA
  • Joshua Aaron Blanc Smith, of CA
  • Sean Daniel Boda, of FL
  • Matthew Anthony Boullioun, of CA
  • Michael Davidson Boven, of MI
  • Royce Melbert Branch II, of TX
  • Brian James Breuhaus, of NY
  • LaSean Wade Brown, of GA
  • Caroline R. Buddenhagen, of FL
  • Timothy James Bugansky, of OH
  • Kevin J. Burgwinkle, of VA
  • Laura Allison Burns, of FL
  • Andrew George Bury III, of VA
  • John W. Bush II, of FL
  • Cynthia Rochelle Caplan, of CA
  • Theresa Ann Carpenter Sondjo, of MD
  • Yancy W. Caruthers, of MO
  • Jeffrey Philip Cernyar, of TX
  • Dean I. Chang, of PA
  • Erica Cecilia Chiusano, of CA
  • Grace Woori Choi, of CA
  • Yushin Choi, of CA
  • Michael Choi, of NY
  • Roger Vincent Chuang, of CA
  • D. Marko Cimbaljevich, of IN
  • Shoshauna A. Clark, of CO
  • Vanessa D. Colon, of TX
  • Nathan J. Cooper, of CA
  • Jessi Marie Copeland, of VA
  • Elise S. Crane, of CO
  • Ian Crawford, of VA
  • Reid Miller Creedon, of MI
  • Catherine Croft, of WA
  • Ryan Elizabeth Crowley, of MD
  • Chad Spencer Cryder, of IN
  • Chansonetta C. Cummings, of VA
  • David Jude Cummings, of CO
  • Andrew A. Daehne, of TX
  • Edward Francis Danowitz III, of GA
  • Cynthia C. Davila, of CA
  • Stewart E. Davis, of DC
  • Jennifer L. Denhard, of FL
  • Andrew R. Devlin, of VA
  • Cindy Marie Diouf, of SD
  • Daisy A. Dix, of VA
  • Dustin Dockiewicz, of CA
  • Andrew Harrington Doehler, of MD
  • Christy S. Doherty, of VA
  • Kirk Edward Donahoe, of PA
  • Clare E. Dowdle, of DC
  • Richard L. Dubois III, of KS
  • Michael Dubray, of CA
  • Karl Duckworth, of PA
  • Andrew Weber Duff, of VA
  • Susan L. Dunathan, of WA
  • Nakashia Cherise Dunner, of SC
  • Anna Dupont, of NY
  • Sandra L. Dupuy, of FL
  • Joseph R. Duran, of OK
  • Joel Dylhoff, of IL
  • Hannah Eagleton, of MN
  • Derrick Eduard Eckardt, of IN
  • Timothy R. Edge, of CA
  • Kristen Michelle Ediann Smart, of DC
  • Amy Elizabeth Eichenberg, of MI
  • Wren S. Elhai, of VA
  • Gavin Tollefsen Elliott, of CA
  • Christopher Charles Ellis, of OR
  • Mary K. Fanous, of FL
  • Christopher R. Farlow, of FL
  • Jessica T. Farmer, of ME
  • Martha C. Farnsworth, of CT
  • Bilal Faruqi, of NY
  • Charles A. Fee, of WA
  • Michael Jared Feldman, of MD
  • James P. Feldmayer, of VA
  • Daniel D. Fenech, of TX
  • Beth Rushford Fernald, of NH
  • Liam E. Fitzgerald, of VA
  • Sharyn C. Fitzgerald, of VA
  • Robert William Folley, of WI
  • Amira A. Fouad, of CA
  • Adam Edwin Fox, of IA
  • Sacha Fraiture, of MD
  • David C. Freeman, of VA
  • David Freitas, of CA
  • Katherine B. G. Tarr, of TX
  • Gregory Robert Gaede, of CA
  • Jason Howard Gallian, of UT
  • Eduardo Garcia, of TX
  • Nicholas B. Geisinger, of VA
  • Lauren M. Gibson, of MD
  • Brian A. Gillespie, of TN
  • Darrow Slade Godeski Merton, of NY
  • Traci L. Goins, of FL
  • Keshav Gopinath, of CA
  • Kam J. Gordon, of UT
  • Nicholas Gray, of WI
  • Luke S. Greicius, of NY
  • Kay Trenholme Hairston, of VA
  • Alexander Ferrell Hall, of WA
  • John Richard Hall, of TX
  • Barbara Hall, of DC
  • Jason Damon Halleck, of CA
  • James Noel Hamilton, of WA
  • Hammad Bassam Hammad, of CA
  • Jeffrey Hanley, of PA
  • Michael Harker, of NC
  • Brendan J. Harley, of PA
  • Mary K. Harrington, of NH
  • Jennifer Anne-Marie Harwood, of MD
  • Amal Moussaoui Haynes, of NY
  • Karlene M. Henninger Frelich, of FL
  • Yasmeen Hibrawi, of CA
  • Carlton Jerome Hicks, of VA
  • Allen C. Hodges, of WA
  • Christiana Michelle Hollis, of FL
  • Reid Stevenson Howell, of OR
  • Maieta Howze, of NY
  • Richard Daniel Hughes, of NY
  • Jonathan Hwang, of CA
  • Adaeze J. Igwe, of TX
  • Kumi T. Ikeda, of CA
  • Amirah Tarek Ismail, of VA
  • Aaron Theodore Jackson, of CA
  • Daniel Alexander Jacobs-Nhan, of GA
  • Kari L. Jaksa, of MI
  • Jessica Lynn Jarcev, of WA
  • Josanda Evelyn Jinnette, of TX
  • Joo Weon John Park, of VA
  • Elvin John, of TX
  • Douglas Mayes Johnson, of AZ
  • Nadine Farid Johnson, of WA
  • Allison Barr Jones, of ME
  • Britt Jamison Jones, of NC
  • David Josar, of PA
  • Barry H. Junker, of SD
  • James Joseph Kania, of NJ
  • Rishi Kapoor, of VA
  • Ashok Kaul, of NV
  • Kamilah Maressa Keith, of GA
  • Julia Hartt Kentnor Corby, of AZ
  • Geoffrey L. Keogh, of TX
  • Philip R. Kern, of WY
  • Aamer Alam Khan, of NJ
  • Uzma Fatimah Khan, of NC
  • Mira J. Kim, of IL
  • Justin Kimmons-Gilbert, of TX
  • Chelsea M. Kinsman, of NY
  • Jennifer S. Klarman, of FL
  • John C. Knettles, of WA
  • Valerie Knobelsdorf, of VA
  • Kevin J. Kocher, of FL
  • Ahmed Kokon, of NY
  • Kenneth Kosakowski, of FL
  • Jan Jerry Krasny, of FL
  • Ariana Kroshinsky, of NY
  • Chananya Kunvatanagarn, of PA
  • Matthew H. Kustel, of CA
  • Karen Ann Kuzis Meyer, of WA
  • Valerie A. Laboy, of TX
  • Michael W. Lacyk, of CA
  • Borchien Lai, of DC
  • Jeffrey R. Lakshas, of WA
  • Jin-Fong Yasuo Lam, of FL
  • Matthew Courtney Lamm, of WA
  • Renee Lynn Lariviere, of VT
  • Benjamin Isaac Lazarus, of NC
  • Beney Juhyon Lee, of WA
  • Daniel K. Lee, of CA
  • Scott T. Leo, of CT
  • Kristina Leszczak, of DC
  • Steve Davis Leu, of CA
  • Kuan-Wen Liao, of NY
  • Shannon Liburd, of NY
  • Joseph Kuo Lin, of CA
  • David Linfield, of FL
  • Allison Werner Listerman, of NC
  • Jeremy Paul Little, of WA
  • Peter Albert Lossau, of FL
  • My Lu, of CA
  • Jaclyn Luo, of TX
  • Joshua Howard Lustig, of MD
  • Jennifer L. Maatta, of WA
  • Ewan John MacDougall, of NY
  • Daniel P. Madar, of SC
  • Matthew A. Malone, of MD
  • Cristoph Alexis Mark, of CA
  • Dan Mark, of WA
  • Doreen Vaillancourt Maroney, of MD
  • Thomas Patrick Marotta, of FL
  • Tracy Martin, of NY
  • Mary Rodeghier Martin, of FL
  • Catherine Lind Mathes, of KS
  • Brian Aaron Mattys, of NY
  • Paul A. McDermott, of TX
  • Kristine R. McElwee, of OR
  • Todd Michael McGee, of FL
  • Karl W. McNamara, of SD
  • David McWilliams, of TX
  • Lauren Alexandria Meehling, of AZ
  • Reaz Mehdi, of VA
  • Kristin Ashley Mencer, of TN
  • Rachel Atwood Mendiola, of ND
  • Saul Mercado, of NY
  • Shannon M. Merlo, of VA
  • Litah Nicole Miller, of MO
  • Ryan S. Miller, of OH
  • Seth Adam Miller, of DC
  • Chad Gregory Miner, of LA
  • Kyle John Missbach, of TX
  • Michael John Mitchell, of MN
  • Homeyra Naveen Mokhtarzada, of DC
  • Charles L. Montgomery, of CA
  • Evan Morrisey, of WA
  • Scott E. Murphy, of VA
  • Nina Murray, of NE
  • Ali J. Nadir, of NY
  • Kerrie Ann Nanni, of TX
  • Joseph John Narus, of OR
  • Cristina Marie Narvaez, of FL
  • Megan Johnson Naylor, of TX
  • William E. O'Bryan, of NE
  • Rachel Marie O'Hara, of MD
  • Rachel Oreoluwa Okunubi, of DC
  • Amber M. Oliva, of AK
  • Mark George Oswald, of OR
  • Dianna Palequin, of MI
  • David Todd Panetti, of MN
  • Jason Lee Park, of NJ
  • Tyler J. Partridge, of AZ
  • Leonard K. Payne IV, of FL
  • Cassandra J. Payton, of FL
  • Megan McCrory Peiler, of VA
  • Migael S. Penix, of NC
  • Amy Petersen, of TX
  • Natalie L. Peterson, of OH
  • Shannon Elisabeth Petry, of TX
  • Robert Matthew Pickett, of OR
  • Brandon Noble Pierce, of FL
  • Matthew Cole Pierson, of VA
  • Lisa N. Podolny, of FL
  • Kevin C. Price, of VA
  • Laura Quinn, of NY
  • Hedayat Khalil Rafiqzad, of VA
  • Christopher Rains, of CA
  • Bahram M. Rajaee, of DE
  • Amanjit Ramesh, of VA
  • Shankar Rao, of CA
  • Kedenard Madeille Raymond, of MD
  • Justin Reid, of CA
  • James Patrick Reidy, of TX
  • Rebecca Resnik, of MD
  • Salina Rico, of CA
  • Armando Diego Rivera, of AZ
  • John Timothy Robbins, of TX
  • Kahina Mildrana Robinson, of CA
  • Sean William Robinson, of FL
  • Thad W. Ross, of ID
  • Samuel J. Rotenberg, of NY
  • John Runkle, of WA
  • Emily Anne Ruppel, of MN
  • Raoul A. Russell, of TN
  • John Jacob Rutherford IV, of CA
  • William C. Sands, of TX
  • Scott R. Sanford, of WY
  • John David Sarraf, of PA
  • Brian J. Sawich, of NH
  • George A. Schaal, of AZ
  • Joanna M. Schenke, of TX
  • Christopher Schirm, of AZ
  • Miriam S. Schive, of MD
  • Stephanie Laura Schmid, of DC
  • Curtis L. Schmucker, of FL
  • Gary Schumann, of FL
  • Matthew William Scranton, of DE
  • Monica M. Sendor, of NC
  • Sheila Taylor Shamber, of FL
  • James Jonas Shea, of MD
  • Alexandra G. Shema, of VA
  • Mary Ann Shepherd, of CO
  • Timothy Shriver, of IA
  • Shane A. Siegel, of NY
  • Jeffrey Hancock Sillin, of DC
  • Joan Louise Simon Bartholomaus, of WA
  • Lee James Skluzak, of VA
  • Benjamin J. Smith, of AZ
  • Christopher Frederic Smith, of TX
  • Marissa L. Smith, of AZ
  • Rachel Elizabeth Smith, of CA
  • Sean Robert Smith, of PA
  • Lachlyn M. Soper, of TX
  • Juliana Aurelia Spaven, of DC
  • Silvia Freyre Spring, of MD
  • Paul A. St. Pierre II, of TN
  • Gregory S. Staff, of VA
  • Evan Robert Stanley, of FL
  • Andrew Staples, of WA
  • Justin James Steckley, of FL
  • Adam T. Stevens, of CT
  • Jacob Daryl Stevens, of WA
  • Karyn M. Stovall, of IL
  • Lucija Bajzer Straley, of MN
  • Elisabeth Corbin Stratton, of DC
  • Tracy M. Strauch, of VA
  • Mary M. Streetzel, of FL
  • Akash R. Suri, of CA
  • Benjamin Andri Swanson, of SD
  • Sarah Howe Swatzburg, of NV
  • Sandy A. Switzer, of CA
  • Cody W. Swyer, of CA
  • Tina K. Takagi, of CA
  • Karen Tang, of VA
  • Shawn Tenbrink, of OH
  • John Thompson, of TX
  • Sean Andrew Thompson, of WA
  • Brian Andrew Timm-Brock, of MD
  • Taylor C. Tinney, of FL
  • Leslie M. Tokiwa, of CA
  • Gregory Vinson Tolle, of VA
  • J. Barrett Travis, of TX
  • Aaron Chauncey Truax, of NH
  • Karl Evan Trunk, of WA
  • Caitlin Jane Tumulty, of MA
  • Olga Tunga, of TX
  • William David Tungett Frost, of KY
  • Nicholas Tyner, of MA
  • David Mark Urbia, of MN
  • Anne M. Vasquez, of FL
  • Karina A. Veras, of NY
  • Charles F. Vetter, of TX
  • Nhu Vu, of CA
  • Vanja Vukota, of FL
  • Persia Walker, of CA
  • Cynthia H. Wang, of CA
  • Ronald P. Ward, of FL
  • Jeffrey M. Warner, of NV
  • Eileen Wedel, of FL
  • Rebecca Weidner, of VA
  • Nelson H. Wen, of TX
  • Keith E. West, of FL
  • Elizabeth Anne Wewerka, of FL
  • Emily Butler White, of CA
  • Ashley M. White, of OH
  • Zainabu Zawadi Williams, of MD
  • Eric Michael Wilson, of DC
  • Andrew G. Winkelman, of NC
  • Kevin James Wittenberger, of FL
  • Courtney J. Woods, of AR
  • Andrew J. Wylie, of FL
  • Stallion Ease Yang, of CA
  • Hyun Yoon, of FL
  • Denise Rosalind Zavras, of DC
  • Lu Zhou, of CA
  • Michelle Zia, of VA
  • Matthew H. Ziems, of IL
  • Yetta Joy Ziolkowski, of DC
  • Rafaela Zuidema-Blomfield, of PA

The following-named person of the Department of State for appointment as a Foreign Service Officer of the class stated: Foreign Service Officer of Class Four, Consular Officer and Secretary in the Diplomatic Service of the United States of America, effective July 6, 2010:

Nominee

  • Derrin Ray Smith, of FL

The following-named Career Member of the Foreign Service of the Department of State for promotion within the Senior Foreign Service to the class indicated: Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service of the United States of America, Class of Minister-Counselor:

Nominee

  • Stuart MacKenzie Hatcher, of VA