Acknowledgments and Contact Information
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:
Office of Strategic and Performance Planning:
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 Leonard J. Birnbaum and Company for the professional manner in which they conducted the audit of the FY 2008 financial statements.
We offer special thanks to our designers, Michael James, Sheri Beauregard and Don James.
FY 2008 PHOTO CREDITS
Associated Press: Pages 12, 13, 14, 16
The Agency Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2008 is published by the
U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Resource Management
Office of Financial Policy, Reporting and Analysis
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Note: The Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Electronic Information (PA/EI) assisted the Bureau of Resource Management
with the production of the FY 2008 Agency Financial Report, including photos from AP/Wide World.