Position Title
Assistant to the Administrator

Michele Sumilas is currently the Assistant to the Administrator of the Bureau for Planning, Learning and Resource Management (PLR). PLR strengthens the Agency’s policy voice and leadership in the interagency by better aligning budgetary considerations, planning processes, implementation discipline, and monitoring and evaluation with our development and humanitarian priorities. 

Most recently, she served as the Assistant to the Administrator of the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning.  She previously served as Executive Director of Bread for the World, an anti-hunger Christian advocacy organization. Her government experience includes serving as USAID Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff during the Obama administration, and on the House Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations. Prior to serving in government, Sumilas worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and  the Global Health Council.

Sumilas attended Mount Holyoke College and received her Master's Degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Share This Page