Acknowledgements and Contact Information

FY 2003 Performance and Accountability Highlights
Bureau of Resource Management
December 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:

Nancy Babe, Kristin Byorick, Barbara Clark, Spring George, Carol Gower, Stephanie Holmes, Don Hunter, Ayana Jackson, Rick Keller, Matthew Johnson, Irwin Mazin, Cathy Roberts, Jerry Sharp and Van Tran.

Bruce Crippin, Malcolm Lawrence, Richard Sassoon and John Spears.

Ken Alms, John Bargeron, Marlene Baxter, Melanie Bixby, Monica Bradley, Jan Brambilla, Patty Cake, Deryck Chase, Paul Claussen, Kelly Clements, Nerissa Cook, Lynne Davidson, John Dudley, Benedict J. Duffy, Eric Falls, Jonathan Farrar, Brenda Ferry, Joel Fischman, Michael Foughty, Ron Gain, Nicole Green, Ellyn Hagy, Laura Hall, Janie Hatcher, Susan Holly, Jeffrey Jamison, Horace Johnson, Hattie Jones, Bernadette Kilroy, Ted Kniker, Eliza Koch, Paula Lader, Duke Locca, Carol MacCurdy, Tracy Mahaffey, Stephanie Miley, Karen Mummaw, Tarik Obeidi, Wayne Oshima, Daniel Pappas, Pat Patierno, Diane Perry-Elby, Tammy Pomerleau, Susan Poulin, Lela Prophet, Wilna Ray, Janet Redfern, Catherine Russell, Sylvester Ryan, Dan Schaub, Eloise Shouse, Susan Sikes, Karen Simpson, David G. Smith, Elizabeth Soyster, Larry Sperling, Paul Sutphin, Rob Tappan, Lisbeth Thompson, Tom Washburn, Karl Wycoff and Jamie Young.

Anthony Belliotti, Janet Brooks, Alvin Brown, Anne Cook, Cee Cee Cooper, Nancy Durham, Cheryl Easley, Lorna Kivlehan, Brian McCauley, Howard Renman, Lynette Richardson, Neila Sheahan, Frank Sullivan, Wardell Wanza and Cameron Weber.

We would also like to acknowledge the Office of Inspector General and Leonard G. Birnbaum and Company, LLP for the professional manner in which they conducted the audit of the Fiscal Year 2003 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.


This Performance and Accountability Highlights provides an overview of the "most important" performance and financial information published in the Department of State's Performance and Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2003. The Performance and Accountability Highlights and Performance and Accountability Report for Fiscal Year 2003 provide information that enables the public, Congress, and the President the ability to assess the performance of the Department relative to its mission and for stewardship of the resources entrusted to it.

The Performance and Accountability Highlights for Fiscal Year 2003 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

An electronic version is available on the World Wide Web at


For additional copies please call (202) 261-8620 or (202) 647-0300

U.S. Department of State Publication 11112
Bureau of Public Affairs

December 2003

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