Biography

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Melissa Kehoe
Director of the the Office of Agricultural Policy
Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
Term of Appointment: 08/2016 to present

Melissa Kehoe is an economic officer and member of the Senior Foreign Service. She is the director of the Office of Agricultural Policy in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs.

Before coming to EB, she was economic counselor at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva. Other recent posts include the U.S. Mission to the International Civil Aviation Organization, where she was the deputy U.S. representative; Kabul; and Mexico City.

She has a B.A. from Cornell University and an M.S. from the Eisenhower School, National Defense University. She was born in Madison, Wisconsin and grew up in Seattle.