Biographies: Senior Officials

Acting Assistant Secretary
Stuart E. Jones

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Egypt and Maghreb Affairs
John Desrocher

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq
Joseph S. Pennington

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Assistance Coordination
Richard Albright

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Press and Public Diplomacy
Larry Schwartz

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Syria/Levant Affairs
Timothy J. Pounds

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Arabian Peninsula Affairs
Timothy A. Lenderking

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iran
Christopher R. Backemeyer

Special Envoy for Syria
Michael A. Ratney

Special Envoy for Libya
Jonathan Winer