United States Ambassador to the Organization of American States

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Ambassador of the United States to the Organization of American States
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Incumbent
Carmen Lomellin

since November 23, 2009
Nominator Barack Obama
Inaugural holder William Dawson
as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Formation 1948
Website U.S. Mission - OAS

The following is a list of people who have served as United States Ambassador to the Organization of American States, or the full title, Representative of the United States of America to the Organization of American States, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Name Years served OAS Secretary(ies) General U.S. President(s)
William Dawson 1948 Alberto Lleras Camargo Harry S. Truman
Paul C. Daniels 1948 – 1951 Alberto Lleras Camargo Harry S. Truman
John C. Dreier 1951 – 1960 Alberto Lleras Camargo, Carlos Davila, José A. Mora Harry S. Truman, Dwight Eisenhower
deLesseps S. Morrison 1961 – 1963 José A. Mora John Kennedy
Ellsworth Bunker 1964 – 1966 José A. Mora Lyndon Johnson
Sol M. Linowitz 1966 – 1969 José A. Mora, Galo Plaza Lyndon Johnson
Joseph J. Jova 1969 – 1974 Galo Plaza Richard Nixon
William S. Mailliard 1974 – 1977 Galo Plaza, Alejandro Orfila Gerald Ford
Gale W. McGee 1977 – 1981 Alejandro Orfila Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan
J. William Middendorf 1981 – 1985 Alejandro Orfila, João Clemente Baena Soares Ronald Reagan
Richard Thomas McCormack 1985 – 1989 João Clemente Baena Soares Ronald Reagan
Luigi R. Einaudi 1989 – 1993 João Clemente Baena Soares George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton
Harriet C. Babbitt 1993 – 1997 João Clemente Baena Soares, César Gaviria Bill Clinton
Luis J. Lauredo 2000 – 2001 César Gaviria Bill Clinton
Roger Francisco Noriega 2001 – 2003 César Gaviria George W. Bush
John F. Maisto 2003 – 2007 César Gaviria, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Luigi R. Einaudi (acting), José Miguel Insulza George W. Bush
Hector Morales 2007 – 2009 José Miguel Insulza George W. Bush
Carmen Lomellin 2009 – Incumbent José Miguel Insulza Barack Obama

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