United States Ambassador to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Ambassador of the United States to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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Incumbent
Larry Leon Palmer

since 2012
Inaugural holder Milan D. Bish
as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Formation December 11, 1981
Website U.S. Embassy - Bridgetown

The United States Ambassador to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is the official representative of the government of the United States to the government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The ambassador is the United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, resident in Bridgetown, Barbados, and is concurrently the ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Lucia.

No U.S. mission has ever been established at Kingstown. All diplomatic functions are handled out of the U.S. Embassy at Bridgetown, Barbados, where the U.S. Ambassador to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is resident.

List of U.S. Ambassadors to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines[edit]

The following is a list of U.S. ambassadors, or other chiefs of mission, to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The title given by the United States State Department to this position is currently Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Representative Title Presentation
of Credentials
Termination
of Mission
Appointed by
Milan D. Bish[1] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 11, 1981 March 4, 1984 Ronald Reagan
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.[2] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 22, 1984 March 12, 1986
Paul A. Russo[2] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 5, 1986 June 25, 1988
G. Philip Hughes[3] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 19, 1990 June 17, 1993 George H. W. Bush
Jeanette W. Hyde[3][4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 24, 1994 January 31, 1998 Bill Clinton
E. William Crotty[5] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary January 29, 1999 October 10, 1999[6]
James A. Daley[5] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 26, 2000 March 1, 2000
Earl Norfleet Phillips[5] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 16, 2002 June 1, 2003 George W. Bush
Mary Kramer[5] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 12, 2004 October 30, 2006
Mary Martin Ourisman[5] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 26, 2007 2008
Brent Hardt[5] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim January 1, 2009 June 19, 2011[7] [8]
Christopher Sandrolini[5] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim June 19, 2011 2012[7]
Larry Leon Palmer Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 2012[9] incumbent Barack Obama

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; and St. Lucia. Special Representative to St. Christopher and Nevis. Resident at Bridgetown.
  2. ^ a b Also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; St. Christopher and Nevis; and St. Lucia. Resident at Bridgetown.
  3. ^ a b Also accredited to Barbados; Dominica; and St. Lucia. Resident in Bridgetown.
  4. ^ Appointed Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda; Grenada; and St. Kitts and Nevis on March 4, 1995.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia. Resident at Bridgetown.
  6. ^ Died at Gainesville, Florida on this date.
  7. ^ a b "Chargé d’Affaires". United States Department of State. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  8. ^ Chargés d’Affaires a.i. are not appointed by the President.
  9. ^ Embassy of the United States - Barbados & E. Caribbean (2012), Congress Confirms Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, U.S. Department of State, retrieved May 21, 2012 .

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