Scott H. DeLisi

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Scott H. DeLisi
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United States Ambassador to Uganda
Assumed office
June 30, 2012
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Jerry P. Lanier
Succeeded by unnamed
United States Ambassador to Nepal
In office
11 Mar 2010 – 24 June 2012
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Nancy Jo Powell
Succeeded by Peter W. Bodde
United States Ambassador to Eritrea
In office
12 May 2004 – 2 June 2007
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Donald J. McConnell
Succeeded by Ronald K.McMullen
Personal details
Born St. Paul, Minnesota
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Profession Career Diplomat

Scott H. DeLisi (born 1953) is the current United States Ambassador to Uganda.[1] On January 24, 2012, President Obama nominated DeLisi as ambassador to Uganda.[2][3]


A career foreign service officer, DeLisi was previously United States Ambassador to Nepal and Eritrea and Deputy Chief of Mission of the American Embassy in Botswana. He also served in India, Madagascar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka as well as various postings in Washington D.C.[4] Ambassador DeLisi is a graduate of the University of Minnesota[5] and the University of Minnesota Law School.[6] A native of Minnesota, DeLisi speaks French and Urdu.


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