United States Ambassador to Saint Lucia

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Ambassador of the United States to Saint Lucia
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Incumbent
Larry Leon Palmer

since 2012
Inaugural holder Sally Angela Shelton
as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
Formation June 11, 1979
Website U.S. Embassy - Bridgetown

The United States Ambassador to Saint Lucia is the official representative of the government of the United States to the government of Saint Lucia. 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. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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

List of U.S. Ambassadors to Saint Lucia[edit]

The following is a list of U.S. ambassadors, or other chiefs of mission, to Saint Lucia. 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
Sally Angela Shelton[1] Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary June 11, 1979 February 24, 1981 Jimmy Carter
Milan D. Bish[2] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 15, 1981 March 4, 1984 Ronald Reagan
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.[3] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 22, 1984 March 12, 1986
Paul A. Russo[3] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 2, 1986 June 25, 1988
G. Philip Hughes[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 21, 1990 June 17, 1993 George H. W. Bush
Jeanette W. Hyde[4][5] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 3, 1994 January 31, 1998 Bill Clinton
E. William Crotty[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 17, 1999 October 10, 1999[7]
James A. Daley[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 6, 2000 March 1, 2000
Earl Norfleet Phillips[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 9, 2002 June 1, 2003 George W. Bush
Mary Kramer[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 11, 2004 October 30, 2006
Mary Martin Ourisman[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 20, 2007 2008
Brent Hardt[6] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim January 1, 2009 June 19, 2011[8] [9]
Christopher Sandrolini[6] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim June 19, 2011 2012[8]
Larry Leon Palmer Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 2012[10] incumbent Barack Obama

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Also Ambassador to Barbados, Grenada, and Dominica; Special Representative to Antigua; St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla; and St. Vincent. Resident at Bridgetown.
  2. ^ Also accredited to Barbados, Grenada, and Dominica; Special Representative to Antigua; St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla; and St. Vincent. Resident at Bridgetown.
  3. ^ a b Also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; St. Kitts and Nevis; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Resident at Bridgetown.
  4. ^ a b Also accredited to Barbados; Dominica; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Resident at Bridgetown.
  5. ^ Appointed Ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda; Grenada; and St. Kitts and Nevis on March 4, 1995.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g Also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Resident at Bridgetown.
  7. ^ Died at Gainesville, Florida on this date.
  8. ^ a b "Chargé d’Affaires". United States Department of State. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  9. ^ Chargés d’Affaires are not appointed by the President.
  10. ^ 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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