The new Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Sates to Mongolia Piper A.W.Campbell was officially appointed with the US Senate meeting held on June 29, 2012.
On March 02, 2012, President B.Obama announced his intent to nominate Piper Campbell as the next Ambassador to Mongolia. On May 01, 2012, President of the United States B.Obama had delivered his proposal to the U.S. Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Relations to appoint Ms. Piper Campbell, 46, as an Ambassador to Mongolia
. After undergoing all legitimate steps Piper Campbell, who has served 22 years in the diplomatic service, has now received her 3 year justifiability to reside in Mongolia. P.Campbell is the 5th woman ambassador to be appointed from western countries to Mongolia and the 3rd to be appointed from the United States. She will come to her newly appointed office starting September 2012.
Piper A. W. Campbell
is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service and has served as Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Basrah, Iraq since July 2011. Prior to her time in Iraq, Ms. Campbell was Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources. From 2006 to 2009, she was the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S Embassy in Cambodia. Other overseas posts have included Counselor for Humanitarian Affairs for the U.S. Mission to the UN in Geneva, Switzerland; Advisor to the USAID Mission Director in Croatia; Senior Advisor to the Head of Civilian Affairs for the United Nations Transitional Administration in Eastern Slavonia, Croatia; General Services Officer in Belgium; and General Services Officer and Consular Officer in the Philippines. Domestically, Ms. Campbell has served as an Advisor on Asian Issues for the U.S. Mission to the U.N.; Human Rights Officer in the Bureau of International Organizations; and a Watch Officer in the State Department’s Operations Center.
Ms. Campbell holds a B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and an M.P.A. from Harvard Kennedy School.