United States Ambassador to Barbados

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Ambassador of the United States to Barbados
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Incumbent
Linda Swartz Taglialatela

since February 1, 2016
Nominator The President of the United States
Inaugural holder George Dolgin
as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim
Formation November 30, 1966
Website U.S. Embassy - Bridgetown

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

List of U.S. Ambassadors to Barbados[edit]

The following is a list of U.S. Ambassadors, or other chiefs of mission, to Barbados. 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
George Dolgin Chargé d'Affaires ad interim November 30, 1966 November 30, 1967 Lyndon B. Johnson
Fredric R. Mann Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 27, 1967 April 10, 1969
Eileen R. Donovan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 5, 1969 August 3, 1974 Richard Nixon
Theodore R. Britton, Jr.[1] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 12, 1975 April 22, 1977 Gerald Ford
Frank V. Ortiz, Jr.[2] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 29, 1977 May 15, 1979 Jimmy Carter
Sally Shelton-Colby[3] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary June 7, 1979 February 24, 1981
Milan D. Bish[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 10, 1981 March 4, 1984 Ronald Reagan
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.[5] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 11, 1984 March 12, 1986
Paul A. Russo[5] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 10, 1986 June 25, 1988
John E. Clark Chargé d'Affaires ad interim June 1988 November 1990
G. Philip Hughes[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 14, 1990 June 17, 1993 George H. W. Bush
Jeanette W. Hyde[6][7] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 14, 1994 January 31, 1998 Bill Clinton
E. William Crotty[8] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 24, 1998 October 10, 1999[9]
James A. Daley[8] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 26, 2000 March 1, 2001
Marcia S. Bernicat Chargé d'Affaires ad interim August 2001 March 2002 [10]
Roland W. Bullen Chargé d'Affaires ad interim March 2002 August 2002
Earl Norfleet Phillips[8] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary March 19, 2002 June 1, 2003 George W. Bush
Mary E. Kramer[8] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 3, 2004 October 30, 2006
Mary Martin Ourisman[8] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 7, 2006 2008
Brent Hardt[8] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim January 1, 2009 June 19, 2011[11] [10]
Christopher Sandrolini[8] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim June 19, 2011 2012[11]
Larry Leon Palmer Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 2012[12] 2015 Barack Obama
Linda Swartz Taglialatela Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 1, 2016 Incumbent

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Also accredited to Grenada. Resident at Bridgetown.
  2. ^ Also accredited to Grenada; Special Representative to Antigua; Dominica; St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent. Resident at Bridgetown.
  3. ^ Also accredited to Grenada and Dominica; Minister to St Lucia, and Special Representative to Antigua, St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla, and St. Vincent. Resident at Bridgetown.
  4. ^ Also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda; Dominica; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Resident at Bridgetown.
  5. ^ a b Also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda; Dominica; St. Christopher and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Resident at Bridgetown.
  6. ^ a b Also accredited to Dominica; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Resident at Bridgetown.
  7. ^ Appointed Ambassador to Grenada; Antigua and Barbuda; and St. Kitts and Nevis on March 4, 1995.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g Also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda; Dominica; Grenada; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Resident at Bridgetown.
  9. ^ Died at Gainesville, Florida on this date.
  10. ^ a b Chargés d’Affaires a.i. are not appointed by the President.
  11. ^ a b "Chargé d'Affaires". United States Department of State. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  12. ^ 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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