Biographies: Senior Officials

Acting Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs
David M. Satterfield

Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs
Joan A. Polaschik

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq Affairs
Andrew L. Peek

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Assistance Coordination
Christopher R. Backemeyer

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Press and Public Diplomacy
Christopher R. Backemeyer

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Arabian Peninsula Affairs
Timothy A. Lenderking

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iran Affairs
Andrew L. Peek

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Egypt and Maghreb Affairs
Yael Lempert