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:
Global Financial Services personnel in Charleston, Bangkok, Paris and Washington, D.C.
Shin Bang, Stephanie Cabell, Theresa Gagnon, Luis L. Gonzalez, Yaropolk T. Kulchyckyj, Jonathan Parks, Robinson Ramirez, Patricia Sommers, Matthew Walsh, Rebecca Webb, Craig White, and John Zakrajsek.
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 2012 financial statements.
We offer special thanks to our designers, Michael James, Sheri Beauregard, and Don James of The DesignPond.
FY 2012 IMAGE CREDITS
Associated Press (AP): Cover, Inside Cover, Table of Contents, Message from the Secretary, pages 11, 20, 24, 35, 100, 169
Department of State: Cover, Table of Contents, pages 15, 17, 23, 27, 31, 33, 38, 43, 58, 91, 127, 131, 142, 144, 145
iStock: Cover, pages 42, 169
State Magazine: Cover
The Agency Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2012 is published by the
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Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services
Office of Financial Policy, Reporting and Analysis
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