[PAST EVENT] Department of State Presentation by Richard Jaworski

October 29, 2014
12pm - 2pm
Cohen Career Center, Presentation Room
180 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Diplomat-in-Residence Richard Jaworoski is visiting William & Mary. As the principal management officer for the U.S. Mission in Iraq--the largest U.S. foreign mission in the world--Mr. Jaworski was responsible for a Department of State budget exceeding $400 million and a staff of over 3,000 U.S. Government and contractor employees under Chief of Mission authority.

As a senior Foreign Service Officer, Mr. Jaworski had the honor to serve as Minister Counselor for Management for the U.S. Mission in Turkey (2010 to 2013) and Deputy Executive Director of the Bureaus of European and Eurasian Affairs and International Organizations Affairs (2008 to 2010).

He served previously as Minister Counselor for Management at the U.S. Embassy in London (2005-2008) and Warsaw (2001-2005); Director of Operations for the Department of State's Office of Foreign Missions (1997-1999); Senior General Services Officer in Tel Aviv (1994-1997); Director of the Helsinki Support Activity for U.S. Missions in the Soviet Union (1990-1994); and he held additional consular and administrative positions in Moscow, London and Washington, D.C.

Before joining the Foreign Service he worked for several years with the Department of Defense and before that as a crisis intervention and foster care counselor for runaway teenagers in the Detroit area.