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Brooke Darby
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
Term of Appointment: 03/2011 to present

Ms. Darby became a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for INL in March 2011, following an 18-month assignment as Chief of Staff to the Director General of the Foreign Service.

A career member of the Civil Service, Ms. Darby has a long prior record of service in INL from 1995-2009. During this period, she was responsible for developing and managing peacekeeping and criminal justice capacity building programs in the Balkans, Afghanistan, Africa, and, most recently, Iraq. She also served as director of the Narcotics Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan from 2002-2005.

Before joining the State Department, Ms. Darby served on the National Security Council staff.

She graduated with honors from Mount Holyoke College (B.A.) and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.).


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