Key Officers

Principal U.S. Officials

  • U.S. Ambassador to Ghana – Virginia E. Palmer
  • Deputy Chief of Mission – Rolf Olson
  • Director, USAID/West Africa Mission – Jo Lesser-Oltheten
  • Director, USAID/Ghana Mission – Kimberly Rosen
  • Defense Attaché – LtCol Brian Gilbert
  • Political Section Chief – Christopher Gunning
  • Economic Section Chief – Raimonds Pavlovskis
  • Counselor for Public Diplomacy – Emily Fertik
  • Press Attaché – Kevin Brosnahan
  • Management Counselor – Jason Halleck
  • Consul General – Elliot Fertik
  • Commercial Chief – Dean Matlack
  • Regional Agricultural Counselor – Russ Nicely
  • Legal Attaché –Abass Golfrey
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Country Director – Trong Ao
  • Peace Corps Country Director –Tamu Daniel