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Bureau Senior Officials

The Bureau of Legislative Affairs (H) coordinates legislative activity for the Department of State and advises the Secretary, the Deputy, as well as the Under Secretaries and Assistant Secretaries on legislative strategy.

Julia E. Frifield
Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs

Chad Kreikemeier
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Senate Affairs

Joel M. Rubin
Deputy Assistant Secretary for House Affairs

Rori A. Kramer
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regional, Global and Functional Affairs

Patricia A. Popovich
Executive Director

Carol Schwab
Senior Adviser/Legal Counsel

Alexandra Costello
Senate Director

Nuku K. Ofori
House Director

Katherine M. Ingmanson
Director for Regional Affairs

Director for Global and Functional Affairs

Erik D. Pederson
Legislative Director


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