United States Ambassador to Georgia

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Ambassador of the United States to Georgia
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Incumbent
Ian C. Kelly

since September 17, 2015
Nominator Barack Obama
Inaugural holder Carey Cavanaugh
as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim
Formation April 23, 1992
Website U.S. Embassy - Tbilisi

This is a list of ambassadors of the United States to Georgia.

The United States recognized Georgia's independence on December 25, 1991, and established diplomatic relations March 29, 1993.

The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi was established April 23, 1992, with Carey Cavanaugh as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim.

Representative From To Title Appointed by
Kent N. Brown[1] September 9, 1992 August 19, 1995 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Bill Clinton
William H. Courtney[2] September 22, 1995 August 3, 1997 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Bill Clinton
Kenneth Spencer Yalowitz[3] July 11, 1998 June 21, 2001 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Bill Clinton
Richard Monroe Miles[4] May 13, 2002 August 12, 2005 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary George W. Bush
John F. Tefft[5] August 23, 2005 September 9, 2009 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary George W. Bush
John R. Bass [6] October 16, 2009 July 12, 2012 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Barack Obama
Richard Norland[7] September 5, 2012 July 2015 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Barack Obama
Ian C. Kelly[8] September 17, 2015 Incumbent Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Barack Obama

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  1. ^ "Kent N. Brown - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  2. ^ "William Harrison Courtney - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  3. ^ "Kenneth Spencer Yalowitz - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  4. ^ "Richard Monroe Miles, Ambassador to Georgia". 2001-2009.state.gov. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  5. ^ "Tefft, John F.". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved 2016-02-25. 
  6. ^ "Ambassador Biography". Embassy of the United States Ankara, Turkey. Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "The US Ambassador to Georgia has presented copies of his credentials to the Georgian Foreign Minister". Ministry of Foreign Affairs Georgia. 5 September 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2016. 
  8. ^ "Ambassador Ian Kelly’s statement after presenting credentials to the President of Georgia". Embassy of the United States Georgia. 17 September 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2016. 

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