Susan K. Fritz

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Susan Kosinski Fritz
Regional Mission Director

Susan K. Fritz began as the Regional Mission Director to Ukraine and Belarus on July 27th, 2016. In her role, she oversees a Mission of approximately 120 staff managing a portfolio of approximately $965 million in Ukraine and $57.3 million in Belarus. Prior to her position as Regional Mission Director, Fritz was Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator and Acting Assistant Administrator in the Europe and Eurasia (E&E) Bureau. In that role, Fritz oversaw program and management systems for the Bureau’s $500 million annual budget to assist 13 countries in Europe and Eurasia.

During her 27 year USAID career, Fritz served as Mission Director in East Africa and Serbia and Montenegro, Deputy Mission Director in Kosovo, Regional Democracy Officer in Bulgaria, and Democracy Office Director in Central Asia and in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In Washington, she served as the Elections and Political Process Team Leader in the Democracy and Governance Center, and in several positions in the E&E Bureau’s Democracy Office. Fritz has a Master of Public Administration degree from American University and a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Political Science from Rutgers University. Fritz is married to retired USAID Foreign Service Officer Michael Fritz. They have twins, Kai and Cody, born in 2002.

Last updated: July 12, 2021

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