Lisa S. Kenna, of Vermont, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Peru.
Ms. Kenna, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Counselor, is the Executive Secretary of the Department of State and a Senior Advisor. She previously served as a Political Advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and before that she was chief of the political section of the United States Embassy in Amman, Jordan.
Ms. Kenna was previously Director of the Iraq office in the National Security Council at the White House following a tour as Deputy Director of the Iraq Political Office in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the State Department. She served as a political/military officer at the United States Embassy in Cairo, Egypt. Other assignments overseas included the United States Embassy in Mbabane, Swaziland, and the United StatesConsulate General in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Before joining the State Department, Ms. Kenna was an attorney in private practice. A graduate of Middlebury College and the University of Connecticut School of Law, she speaks Arabic, Persian and Urdu.
Sondland goes off script to note that LISA KENNA was his conduit to Pompeo and says she would print out emails for Pompeo to read.
He then reads from an email he sent her about the statement for 2016/Burisma investigation. She said she'd pass to Pompeo. https://t.co/qifS4iqwPD
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) November 20, 2019
The confirmation hearing for Lisa Kenna should be interesting, given suspicions surrounding her and Mike Pompeo’s role in the Ukraine impeachment scandal. pic.twitter.com/0VfKgDWAtP
— Nahal Toosi (@nahaltoosi) May 2, 2020