Erik M. Anderson
Mark J. Bohac
James W. Brown
Laura E. Brown
Alexander T. Bryan
Santiago M. Burciaga
Timmy T. Davis
Carrie A. Denver
Nina M. Fite
George E. Glass
Chungsil “Sil” Hamilton
E. Cameron Jones
Devin J. Kennington
John V. Kent
Christopher C. Klein
Katherine E. Koehler
Mark I. Mishkin
Clifton E. Neal
Julius O. Norberts
S. Sophia O’Donnell
John D. Patterson
2019 Award Winners Citations
Warren Christopher Award for Outstanding Achievement in Civilian Security
For extraordinary humanitarian response to millions of Syrians in need during the largest refugee crisis since World War II.
Special Agent Daniel E. O’Connor Memorial Award
For sustained distinguished service, exemplary performance, superior leadership, attention to detail, innovative practices, and proactive security management of the new embassy compound in Mexico City. This made the construction security program that he managed a flagship operation for the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations.
James A. Baker III Award for Outstanding Deputy Chief of Mission
For leading the Kyiv interagency team in promotion U.S. foreign policy goals while helping defend and reform Ukraine. As deputy chief of mission in Kyiv, Tremont developed people and improved morale at an intense, hardship post despite a war, imposition of martial law, and the U.S. government shutdown.
Susan M. Tuller
Arnold L. Raphel Memorial Award
For her extraordinary mentoring and support of entry- and mid-level officers through the design and implementation of a comprehensive professional development program at all levels throughout five consular sections in one of the largest U.S. missions overseas.
Foreign Service Nation of the Year (Department-Wide)
For resilience, dedication and service to Embassy Caracas that enabled the embassy to suspend operations without incident and afterwards maintained relationships with the de facto regime and diplomatic corps to lay the foundation of a protective power agreement providing support for U.S. citizens in Venezuela.
Lilian C. Wahl-Tuco
Swanee Hunt Award for Advancing Women’s Role in Policy Formulation
For sustained and outstanding efforts to modernize the Department by helping to remove some of the institutional barriers towards the advancement of women. Therefore, helping women to have parity at the decision-making tables within the Department.