Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security

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United States
Assistant Secretary of State
for Diplomatic Security
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Incumbent
Eric J. Boswell resigned 12/19/12
Inaugural holder Robert E. Lamb
Formation 1987
Website Official Website

The Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security is the head of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security in the United States Department of State. The Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security reports to the Under Secretary of State for Management.

Assistant Secretaries of State for Diplomatic Security, 1985—Present[edit]

Name Assumed Office Left Office President appointed by
Robert E. Lamb June 19, 1987 August 9, 1989 Ronald Reagan
Sheldon J. Krys August 9, 1989 August 7, 1992 George H. W. Bush
Anthony C. E. Quainton September 23, 1992 December 29, 1995 George H. W. Bush
Eric J. Boswell January 5, 1996 January 31, 1998 Bill Clinton
David G. Carpenter August 11, 1998 June 29, 2002 Bill Clinton
Francis X. Taylor November 18, 2002 February 19, 2005 George W. Bush
Richard J. Griffin 2005 2007 George W. Bush
Gregory B. Starr 2007 2008 George W. Bush
Eric J. Boswell July 7, 2008 December 19, 2012 (announced)[1] George W. Bush

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, Matthew, "State Dept security chief resigns after Benghazi", Associated Press via Google. 19 December 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-19.