United States Ambassador to Dominica

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Ambassador of the United States to Dominica
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Incumbent
Larry Leon Palmer

since 2012
Inaugural holder Sally Angela Shelton
as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Formation July 18, 1979
Website U.S. Embassy - Bridgetown

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

No mission has ever been established at Roseau. All diplomatic functions are handled out of the U.S. Embassy at Bridgetown, Barbados.

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

The following is a list of U.S. Ambassadors, or other chiefs of mission, to Dominica. 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] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 18, 1979 February 24, 1981 Jimmy Carter
Milan D. Bish[2] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 18, 1981 March 4, 1984 Ronald Reagan
Thomas H. Anderson, Jr.[3] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 1, 1984 March 12, 1986
Paul A. Russo[3] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 1986 June 25, 1988
John E. Clark Chargé d'Affaires ad interim June 1988 November 1990
G. Philip Hughes[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 19, 1990 June 17, 1993 George H. W. Bush
Jeanette W. Hyde[4][5] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 21, 1994 January 31, 1998 Bill Clinton
E. William Crotty[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 22, 1998[7] October 10, 1999[8]
James A. Daley[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 23, 2000 March 1, 2001
Earl Norfleet Phillips[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 9, 2002 June 1, 2003 George W. Bush
Mary Kramer[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary March 3, 2004 October 30, 2006
Mary Martin Ourisman[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary January 24, 2007 2008
Brent Hardt[6] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim January 1, 2009 June 19, 2011[9] [10]
Christopher Sandrolini[6] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim June 19, 2011 2012[9]
Larry Leon Palmer Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 2012[11] incumbent Barack Obama

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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