2012 Foreign Service Promotions List — Some Familiar Names

The 2012 promotions list came out sometime back and was posted in AFSA’s website in September but we’ve been swamped and are just catching up now.  Here is a partial list with some familiar names to this blog.  The names with hyperlinks have been mentioned previously in this blog. See this for an explanation of the ranks in the Senior Foreign Service.

FE-MC to FE-CM (minister counselor to career minister)

Blake Jr., Robert Orris
Goldberg, Philip S.
Nuland, Victoria Jane
Sison, Michele Jeanne
Smith, Daniel Bennett

FE-OC to FE-MC (counselor to minister counselor)

Albrecht, Karl Philip (previously Chargé D’Affaires a.i., US Embassy in Monrovia)
Allegra, Theodore
Armstrong, Bruce
Barkley, Clare A.
Blau, Robert I. (previously DCM at US Embassy San Salvador, currently ??)
Brady, Roberto G.
Brennan, John Brien
Campbell, Piper A.* (previously Iraq, current ambassador to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)
Cohen, Jonathan Raphael
Cohen, Mark J.
Cormack, Maureen E.
Creamer, John S.*
Delaurentis, Jeffrey*(current Alternate Rep to the UN)
Dogu, Laura Farnsworth (previously  ConsChief at Cd.Juarez, currently DCM at US Mission Mexico)
Douglas, Walter
Ebert-Gray, Catherine I.
Elliott, Susan M.* (current ambassador to Dushanbe, Tajikistan)
Engle, Thomas Scott
Ferdinand, Marilyn Claire
Fowler, Valerie C.
Goodspeed, Daniel Edward
Green, William S.
Guthrie-Corn, Jeri S.
Hammer, Michael A.* (currently A/S for Public Affairs)
Hardt, David B.*
Hartung, Robert A.
Heidt, William A.
Herman III, James William (previously MCCA at US Mission India)
Hodges, Thomas Mark
Hohe, Martin Paul
Hunter, Charles F.*
Hunter, Mark J.
Jacobson, Donald Emil (currently MCCA at US Mission Brazil)
Keiderling, Kelly Ann
Kim, Sung Y. (current ambassador to Seoul, South Korea)
Law, John C.*
Le Clair Jr, Russell G.
Leonard, Mary Beth* (current ambassador to Bamako, Mali)
Lu, Donald (currently DCM at US Mission India)
Lukens, Lewis A.* (current ambassador to Dakar, Senegal)
Malac, Deborah R. (current ambassador to Monrovia, Liberia)
Martin, William John* (previously Consul General Karachi, currently ??)
Matthewman, Robin Hill (previously Chargé D’Affaires at US Embassy Uruguay, currently??)
Mayfield, Elizabeth Kay Webb
McAnulty, James P.*
Miller, Thomas S.
Moore, Barry M.
Mullins, Michael C.
Olson, John E.
Osius III, Theodore G.
Rapson, Robert Glenn
Riley, Robert A.
Robbins, Gary D.
Robinson, Todd D.*
Rooney, Matthew Morrow
Smith, Dana Shell (currently PDAS at Public Affairs and of the Peter Van Buren fame)
Smith, Dean L.
Spratlen, Pamela L.* (current ambassador to Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic)
Sullivan, Stephanie S.
Sutton, Susan Mary.
Thurston, Michael E.*(previously Chargé D’Affaires at US Embassy Burma)
Wedderien, Paul Allen
Wells, Alice G.
Williams Jr., Thomas E.
Wood, Robert A.* (previously Deputy Spokesman, currently ambassador to IAEA)
Zeya, Uzra S. (PDAS at DRL, currently also Executive Secretary for the Pickering ARB)
Ziff, Benjamin G.

Click here for the full list.

I should add that among those who made the jump from the regular Foreign Service to the Senior Foreign Service (FS-01 to FE-OC) are Nina M. Fite who is currently Consul General in Lahore, Pakistan and John W. Dinkelman, who has been Chargé D’Affaires since November 2011 at the US Embassy in Nassau.