2008 - Getting the People Part Right: A Report on the Human Resources Dimension of U.S. Public Diplomacy

June 24, 2008


Commission Members

  • William "Bill" J. Hybl, chairman
  • Elizabeth F. Bagley, vice chair
  • Maria Sophia Aguirre
  • John E. Osborn
  • Harold C. Pachios
  • Penne Korth Peacock
  • Jay T. Snyder
  • Carl K. Chan, Executive Director
  • David J. Firestein; Senior Advisor

The Commission recommended that the State Department modify and streamline its PD career track, modify its Foreign Service examination process, develop PD-related coursework, and reevaluate its staffing structure.