This Performance and Accountability Report was produced with the energies and talents of Department staff in Washington, D.C., and our offices and posts around the world. To these dedicated individuals we would like to offer our sincerest thanks and acknowledgement.
In particular, we would like to recognize the following individuals for their contributions:
Nancy Babe, Latonia Baptiste, Anthony Belliotti, Alvin Brown, Kristin Byorick, Barbara Clark, Cheryl Easley. Spring George, Carol Gower, Peter Gutherie, Stephanie Holmes, Don Hunter, Ayana Jackson, Matthew Johnson, Rick Keller, Lorna Kivlehan, Jeffrey Long, Irwin Mazin, Cathy Roberts, Sanjay Shah, Jerry Sharp, Frank Sullivan, Rosemarie Sullivan, Damon Sutten, Van Tran and Iris Yu.
Bruce Crippin, Jamie Mendelson, Ron Meyers, and John Spears.
John Bargeron, Jarret Basedow, Marlene Baxter, Gene Bigler, Steve Buckler, Patty Cake, Deryck Chase, Paul Claussen, Kelly Clements, Dan Clune, Leon Coates, Nerissa Cook, Sara Craig, Lynne Davidson, John Dudley, Brenda Ferry, Joel Fischman, Michael Foughty, Stephen Fox, Ron Gain, Nicole Green, Laura Hall, Greg Holliday, Susan Holly, Hattie Jones, John Kincannon, Ted Kniker, Eliza Koch, Paula Lader, Duke Lokka, Tracy Mahaffey, Stephanie Miley, Jeff Miotke, Karen Mummaw, Marcia Norman, Wayne Oshima, Daniel Pappas, Diane Perry-Elby, Tammy Pomerleau, Susan Poulin, Lela Prophet, Wilna Ray, Rick Ruth, Nazanin Samari-Kermani, Suzanne Sikes, Karen Simpson, David G. Smith, Elizabeth Soyster, Larry Sperling, Alison Stoller, Paul Sutphin, Lisbeth Thompson, Jim Walsh, Ivan Weinstein, Janey Wright, Jamie Young, Winston Yu.
Special acknowledgement goes to our partners in RM/GFS. Global Financial Services personnel stationed throughout the world (Charleston, Bangkok, Paris and Washington) have contributed significantly to this year's financial operations and annual report. These contributions are particularly significant in light of the relocation of our core Washington, DC based operations to Charleston in FY 2004.
We would also like to acknowledge the Office of Inspector General and Leonard G. Birnbaum and Company for the professional manner in which they conducted the audit of the Fiscal Year 2004 Financial Statements.
We recognize the contribution of Booz Allen Hamilton, especially Brooke Caudill.
We offer our special thanks to The DesignPond, in particular Michael James and Sheri Beauregard, for their outstanding contributions to the design of this Report.
The Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Electronic Information (PA/EI) assisted the Bureau of Resource Management with the design and layout of the FY 2004 PAR, including photos from AP/Wide World.
The Performance and Accountability Highlights for Fiscal Year 2004 is published by the
U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Resource Management
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U.S. Department of State Publication 11200