The Performance and Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2002 is published by the
U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Resource Management
Office of Financial Policy, Reporting and Analysis
Office of Strategic and Performance Planning

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U.S. Department of State Publication 11031
Bureau of Resource Management
February 2003

This Performance and Accountability Report was produced with the energies and talents of Department staff in Washington, D.C., and our offices and posts around the world. To these dedicated individuals we would like to offer our sincerest thanks and acknowledgement.

In particular, we would like to recognize the following individuals for their contributions:

Van Tran, Bruce Crippin, Mark Kelley, and Cathy Roberts.

Jody Buckneberg, Robert Hyams, Malcolm Lawrence, Richard Sassoon, John Spears, and, Tammy Wincup.

Ken Alms, John Bargeron, Judith Baroody, Marlene Baxter, Melanie Bixby, Matthew Bockner, Jan Brambilla, Scott Busby, Kelly Clements, Nerissa Cook, Rachel Dotter, John Dudley, Benedict J. Duffy, Chris Duvall, Joel Fischman, Michael Foughty, Nikki Grandrimo, Nicole Green, Laura Hall, Janie Hatcher, Eric Hembree, Don Hunter, Bob Hyams, Lisa Kaplan, Stephanie Kinney, Ted Kloth, Ted Kniker, Eliza Koch, Paula Lader, Duke Locca, Tracy Mahaffey, Frank Moss, Betsy Murphy, Ted Nist, Louise Oliver, Wayne Oshima, Daniel Pappas, Susan Poulin, Mary Ann Rashid, John Seddon, Dan Sheerin, Susan Sikes, Elizabeth Soyster, Larry Sperling, Jim Steele, Paul Sutphin, Lisbeth Thompson, Richard de Villa Franca, Tom Washburn, Jamie Young.

Gerda Bart, Anthony Belliotti, Alvin Brown, Carlton Brown, Cheryl Easley, Robert Obenstine, Lorna Kivlehan, Neila Sheahan, and Frank Sullivan.

We'd like to give special recognition to Ms. Troy Ann Scaptura, Deputy Director for Financial Reporting, Policy and Analysis. Without her diligent efforts, the financial statements would not have been possible.

We would also like to acknowledge the Office of Inspector General and Leonard G. Birnbaum and Company for the professional manner in which they conducted the audit of the Fiscal Year 2002 Financial Statements.

We offer our special thanks to The DesignPond, in particular Michael James and Sheri Beauregard, for their outstanding contributions to the design of this Report.

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