AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE UNITED STATES
Upon joining the State Department in 1991, Ambassador Laskaris chose to specialize in African affairs, with postings in Liberia, Botswana, Angola, Burundi and Guinea. Ambassador Laskaris has a longstanding commitment to conflict resolution and humanitarian assistance.
Deputy Chief of Mission
On August 29, 2021, Josie Ratcliffe assumed the position of Deputy Chief of Mission for the U.S. Mission to Chad. Deputy Chief of Mission Ratcliffe will serve in N’Djamena for two years.
President of the United States
President Biden represented Delaware for 36 years in the U.S. Senate before becoming the 47th Vice President of the United States. As President, Biden will restore America’s leadership and build our communities back better.
Vice President of the United States
Kamala D. Harris is the Vice President of the United States of America. She was elected Vice President after a lifetime of public service, having been elected District Attorney of San Francisco, California Attorney General, and United States Senator.
U.S. Secretary of State
Antony J. Blinken is the 71st U.S. Secretary of State. He was nominated by President Biden on November 23, 2020; confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 26, 2021; and sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris the following day.