Leadership

Gayle E. Smith, USAID Administrator
Administrator

Gayle E. Smith was sworn into office as the seventeenth Administrator of USAID on December 2, 2015.

Ambassador Alfonso E. Lenhardt
Deputy Administrator

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

Eric Postel
Associate Administrator

Eric G. Postel serves as Associate Administrator.

Michele Sumilas
Chief of Staff

Michele Sumilas currently serves as USAID's chief of staff.

Daniel Corle
Deputy Chief of Staff

Daniel Corle currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Administrator.

Susan Reichle
Agency Counselor

Susan Reichle serves as Agency Counselor.

Neilesh Shelat
Executive Secretary and Senior National Security Adviser

Neilesh Shelat is the USAID Executive Secretary and Senior National Security Adviser.

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Acting Assistant Administrator

Dr. Jennifer Adams is USAID’s acting assistant administrator in the Bureau for Global Health.

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Assistant Administrator

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

Portrait of James A. Bever
Acting Assistant Administrator

James A. Bever serves as Acting Assistant Administrator in the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs.

Ann Mei Chang
Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director, U.S. Global Development Lab

Ann Mei Chang serves as the Chief Innovation Officer and the Executive Director of USAID's U.S. Global Development Lab. 

Angelique Crumbly
Acting Assistant Administrator

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

Beth Dunford, Assistant to the Administrator, Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future
Assistant to the Administrator, Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future

Beth Dunford is the Assistant to the Administrator in the Bureau for Food Security, as well as the Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future.

Margot Ellis
Acting Assistant to the Administrator
Margot Ellis joined the Bureau for Europe and Eurasia in 2016. She currently serves as Acting Assistant to the Administrator.
R. David Harden
Assistant Administrator

R. David Harden serves as Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance.

Portrait of Kimberly A. Lewis
Chief Human Capital Officer

Kimberly A. Lewis was appointed as the Chief Human Capital Officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in September 2016.

Charles North, Senior Deputy Assistant Adminstrator
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator

Charles North joined USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) in February 2013 as Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator.

Susan Keller Pascocello
Acting General Counsel

Susan K. Pascocello is the Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Gloria Steele
Acting Assistant Administrator

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Wade Warren
Assistant to the Administrator

Wade Warren is Assistant to the Administrator for the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning (PPL). 

Last updated: June 06, 2012

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