Deputy Chief of Mission – Nicole Chulick

Nicole Chulick, a member of the Senior Foreign Service, was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Global Public Affairs from May 2019 to June 11, 2021. Ms. Chulick previously served as Principal Deputy Coordinator for the Bureau of International Information Programs as well as Deputy Coordinator for Products. She served as Acting Office Director for Press and Public Diplomacy in the Bureau for South and Central Asian Affairs where she was responsible for providing policy guidance and management oversight for the more than 400 U.S. government employees conducting U.S. public diplomacy in 13 countries.

Ms. Chulick also served as the Counselor for Public Affairs in Sri Lanka, as the Chief of Staff for the Director General of Human Resources, as well as in Nepal, Nicaragua, and Hong Kong. She has received individual Superior Honor Awards from the State Department and before joining the Foreign Service, she was the national spokesperson for the U.S. Border Patrol. Ms. Chulick has studied Spanish, Cantonese, and Nepali and holds a Master’s degree from Georgetown University.