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The Office of Congressional & Public Affairs (CPA) is responsible for facilitating effective communication and interaction between the Assistant Secretary and the staff of the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs and the Congress, foreign and domestic media, and the general public. CPA is responsible for managing the PM Bureau’s Congressional affairs, public affairs, and public diplomacy functions.

Director: Joshua M. Paul
Phone: 202-647-7878
e-mail: pauljm@state.gov

Public Affairs Specialist: David McKeeby
Phone: 202-647-8757
e-mail:mckeebydi@state.gov

Public Affairs Specialist: Andrew Strike
Phone: 202-736-7804
e-mail: StrikeAP@state.gov

Please follow the PM Bureau on Twitter @StateDeptPM . You may also follow Assistant Secretary R. Clarke Cooper @AsstSecPM .

U.S. Department of State

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