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Bureau of Resource Management
December 16, 2009



This Agency Financial Report (AFR) was produced with the energies and talents of Department of State staff in Washington, D.C. and our offices and posts around the world. We offer our sincerest thanks and acknowledgement. In particular, we recognize the following individuals and organizations for their contributions:

Office of the Deputy Chief Financial Officer:

Chris Flaggs, Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Timothy Macdonald, Managing Director of Financial Policy, Reporting & Analysis

Carol Gower, Director, Reporting & Analysis

Barbara Clark and Victoria Ashley, AFR Editors

Nadine Bradley, Harold Brown, Andrew Callihan, Kathy Chandra, Melissa Clark, Carole Clay, Melinda DeCorte, Tynesha Douglass, Nancy Durham, Kiana Elam, Dominique Foster, Vicki Gentry, Brian Gesinski, Michelle Green, Bethany Hart, Ashley Hawkins, Matthew Johnson, Mo Kohistani, Yen Le, Jeffrey Long, Frank Rosado, Troy Scaptura, Meredith Shears, Filia Sidarta, Mark Terman, David Weise, Matthew Williams, Sam Yang, Jennifer Yount.

Office of Strategic and Performance Planning:

Claudia Magdalena Abendroth, Thea C. Bruhn, Colleen Fisher, Alessandra Holland, and Yaropolk T. Kulchyckyj.

Global Financial Services personnel in Charleston, Bangkok, Paris and Washington, D.C.

We would also like to acknowledge the Office of Inspector General for their objective review of the Department’s performance and Kearney & Company for the professional manner in which they conducted the audit of the FY 2009 financial statements.

We offer special thanks to our designers, Michael James, Sheri Beauregard and Don James of The DesignPond.


Agence France Presse (AFP): Table of Contents, Message from the Secretary, pages 7, 9, 16, 19, 23, 24, 81, 107

Associated Press (AP): Cover, Table of Contents, pages 20, 22, 30, 38, 103

Department of State: Pages 7, 9, 14, 15, 18, 21, 26, 29, 36, 37, 78, 79, 98, 113, 116, 118, 120, 128

State Magazine: Pages 14, 30, 39

USIBWC: Page 45


The Agency Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2009 is published by the

U.S. Department of State

Bureau of Resource Management
Office of Financial Policy, Reporting and Analysis

An electronic version is available on the World Wide Web at

Please call (202) 261-8620 with comments, suggestions, or requests.

U.S. Department of State Publication
Bureau of Public Affairs
December 2009

Note: The Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Electronic Information (PA/EI) assisted the
Bureau of Resource Management with the production of the FY 2009 Agency Financial Report,
including photos from AP/Wide World.


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