Leadership

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Administrator

Dr. Rajiv Shah leads the efforts of nearly 10,000 staff in more than 70 countries around the world to advance USAID’s mission of ending extreme poverty and promoting resilient, democratic societies.

Ambassador Alfonso E. Lenhardt
Deputy Administrator

Ambassador Alfonso E. Lenhardt is Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Carla Koppell
Chief Strategy Officer

Carla Koppell is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Chief Strategy Officer (CSO).

Chief Economist
Chief Economist

Stephen O’Connell was appointed as the USAID’s Chief Economist in early 2014. 

Susan Reichle
Agency Counselor

Susan Reichle serves as Agency Counselor.

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Associate Administrator

Mark Feierstein serves as associate administrator at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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Assistant Administrator

Paige Alexander serves as the Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for the Middle East.

Ann Mei Chang
Executive Director, U.S. Global Development Lab

Ann Mei Chang is the Executive Director of USAID's U.S. Global Development Lab, joining in December 2014. 

Chuck Cooper
Assistant Administrator

Chuck Cooper joined USAID as Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs in January 2013.

Angelique Crumbly
Assistant Administrator

Angelique Crumbly is the Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Management.

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ASSISTANT TO THE ADMINISTRATOR AND DEPUTY COORDINATOR FOR DEVELOPMENT, U.S. FEED THE FUTURE INITIATIVE

Tjada D'Oyen McKenna is the Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future, the U.S.

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Assistant Administrator

Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez is the Assistant Administrator for Global Health at USAID, a position he assumed in August 2011.

Eric Postel
Assistant to the Administrator

Eric G. Postel serves as the Assistant to the Administrator for Africa and as Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education and Environment.

Alina L. Romanowski
Deputy Assistant Administrator

Alina Romanowski currently serves as Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Middle East Bureau.

Donald L. "Larry" Sampler, Jr
Assistant to the Administrator

Donald “Larry” Sampler serves as Assistant to the Administrator in the Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs (OAPA).

Thomas Staal
Acting Assistant Administrator

Thomas Staal has spent most of his career working overseas in international development. He has worked for the U.S.

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Assistant to the Administrator

Alex Thier is Assistant to the Administrator for Policy, Planning, and Learning (PPL) at USAID.

Last updated: January 23, 2015

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