|Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs|
Assumed office |
June 5, 2018
|Preceded by||Tom Shannon|
|Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Implementation|
September 25, 2015 – August 2017
|Preceded by||Joseph Macmanus (Acting)|
|United States Ambassador to Poland|
November 8, 2012 – September 25, 2015
|Preceded by||Lee Feinstein|
|Succeeded by||Paul Jones|
|Executive Secretary of the Department of State|
June 21, 2009 – October 5, 2012
|Preceded by||Daniel Smith|
|Succeeded by||John Bass|
|Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs|
January 11, 2007 – August 11, 2008
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||John Hillen|
|Succeeded by||Mark Kimmitt|
|United States Ambassador to Lithuania|
August 26, 2003 – June 16, 2006
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||John Tefft|
|Succeeded by||John Cloud|
April 30, 1958|
Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Alma mater||Georgetown University|
Stephen D. Mull (born April 30, 1958) is a Senior Foreign Service officer who is the Acting Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, having previoisly served as United States Ambassador to Poland, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs and United States Ambassador to Lithuania.
On September 18, 2015, Mull was appointed as the United States Lead Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Implementation, tasked with carrying out the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action by United States Secretary of State John Kerry.
Mull is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service in the class of Career Ambassador. He previously served as the Deputy Chief of Mission in Jakarta, Indonesia, and has served as a Consular or Political Officer for the U.S. Missions in Poland, the Bahamas, and South Africa since the beginning of his career in the Foreign Service in 1982.
Prior to his assignment in Jakarta, Mull worked as Deputy Director of the State Department Operations Center, as Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, as Director of the Office of Southern European Affairs in the Bureau of European Affairs, and as Deputy Executive Secretary in the Office of the Secretary of State.
On March 10, 2003, then-U.S. President George W. Bush nominated Mull as the U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania. After being confirmed by the Senate, he assumed his position on August 26, 2003. He completed his tour of duty on July 18, 2006.
Mull is married to Cheri Stephan. The Mulls have one child, Ryan.
Ambassador to Poland
- Director General's Award for Political Reporting, 1988
- Superior Honor Award (four times)
- Balker-Wilkins Award
- Presidential Meritorious Service Award, 2003
- Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland (5th Class), 1997
- Order for Merits to Lithuania (3rd Class), 2006
- Order of Polonia Restituta (2nd Class), 2015
- United States Department of State. "Acting Under Secretary for Political Affairs". Retrieved July 16, 2018.
- Toosi, Nahal (June 25, 2018). "Pompeo gives U.S. diplomats 'dose of reality' after early high hopes". POLITICO. Retrieved July 16, 2018.
- Appointment of Ambassador Stephen D. Mull as Lead Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Implementation
- Mr. Stephen D. Mull Nominated as New United States Ambassador to Lithuania: Biography[permanent dead link]
- New U.S. Ambassador Arrives in Lithuania[permanent dead link]
- Stephen Mull on Piracy off of the Coast of Somalia
- M.P. 1997 nr 66 poz. 645 – mistaken as Stephan Mull
- Apdovanotų asmenų duomenų bazė
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