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 offer our sincerest thanks and acknowledgment.
In particular, we recognize the following individuals for their contributions:
The PAR Core Team: Sheila Conley, Kevin Covert, Nicholas Feeley, Michael George, Alethea Gordon, Suzanne Helmer, Shelby Hunt, Doug Kent, John Spears, Frank Sullivan, Damon Sutton.
Staff from the Office of the Deputy Chief Financial Officer: Tom Allwein, Eileen Angle, Nancy Babe, Latonia Baptiste, Anthony Belliotti, Susan Crowder, Spring George, Carol Gower, Bill French, Shelly Harvey, Stephanie Holmes, Don Hunter, Sherril Hyson, Ayana Jackson, Matthew Johnson, Rick Keller, Jeffrey Long, Brian Lyons, Irwin Mazin, Marshelle Richardson, Troy Scaptura, Sanjay Shah, Jerry Sharp, Rosemarie Sullivan, Erein Tang, Richard Thompson, Peter Vieira.
Bureau Planning Coordinators: Kim Archea, John Bargeron, Barry Bartholomew, Marlene Baxter, DeAnne Bryant, Jody Buckneberg, Deryck Chase, Leon Coates, Cassady Craft, Fruzsina Csaszar, William K. Davis, Lauren A. Deacon, Kurt Donnelly, John Dudley, Joel Fischman, Stephen R. Fox, Michael A. Foughty, Lauren Frese, Ron Gain, Paula Goode, Lisa Goodale, Nicole Green, Laura Hall, Jean Hartung, Tom M. Hill, Emily Hillenbrand, Greg Holliday, Hattie Jones, Paul Kiehl, Ted Kniker, Sara Maddux, Seema W. Matin, Janet Mayland, Victor Munoz, Cynthia Nelson, Wayne Oshima, John Osterhaus, Adrienne Parrish, Elissa Pitterle, Susan Poulin, Mary K. (Kathy) Quirk, Robinson Ramirez, Andy Reynolds, Rick Ruth, Cindy Saboe, Peter Sawchyn, Brian Schaaf, Melissa Schumi, Daniel Shea, Larry Sperling, Shannon Swanson, Basil Temchatin, Lisbeth Thompson, Barnaby Walsh, Janey Wright, Rick Yoneoka.
We are extremely grateful to Global Financial Services personnel in Charleston, Bangkok, Paris and Washington, who contributed significantly to this year's financial operations and accountability reporting.
Special acknowledgment goes to Public Affairs specialist Daniel Schaub and his team; Paul Claussen, Susan Holly and Jennifer Walele from the Office of the Historian; Phyllis Smith and Samiha Muhammad from the Office of Multi-Media Services; David Johnston, the Art Director at State Magazine; and David G. Smith, Leo Dillon, and Brian VanPay in the Office of the Geographer for their compelling cartography.
We gratefully acknowledge permission to publish the following maps:
We offer our special thanks to The DesignPond, in particular Michael James, Sheri Beauregard, and Don James for their outstanding contributions to the design of this report.
Note: The Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Electronic Information (PA/EI) assisted the Bureau of Resource Management with the production of the FY 2005 PAR, including photos from AP/Wide World.
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