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Elizabeth (Beth) Hogan is the Acting Assistant Administrator for the Latin America and Caribbean Bureau (LAC), while also serving as the Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator (S/DAA) for LAC. Her responsibilities include oversight of USAID’s programs, policies, strategic planning and personnel throughout the region that includes 11 bilateral field Missions, 3 regional Missions and 2 “non presence” country programs. Prior to assuming her role as Senior DAA for LAC, Ms. Hogan served as the Director of the Haiti Task Team, which was created in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake to provide programmatic and policy support to the USAID Mission in Haiti and serve as the lead communications link between USAID and U.S. audiences.
Ms. Hogan is a member of the Senior Foreign Service with over 30 years of development experience gained from assignments in Latin America (Guatemala and Jamaica), Africa (South Africa) and Asia (India). Ms. Hogan also served as the Senior Development Counselor to the Ambassador to the US Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva.
In addition, Ms. Hogan has held a series of domestic assignments within USAID/ Washington, including Director of South American Affairs, Executive Director of the Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid, and Director of the “Biden-Pell” Development Education grants program. She began her development career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa.
Ms. Hogan holds a Master’s Degree in International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of International Service and a Master’s in National Security Policy from the National War College.
Last updated: July 22, 2014