Acknowledgments and Contact Information

FY 2008 Financial Report
Bureau of Resource Management
December 2008


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:

Chris Flaggs, Deputy Chief Financial Officer.

Timothy Macdonald, Managing Director of Financial Policy, Reporting & Analysis.

Barbara Clark, AFR Editor.

Silvie Ao, Anthony Berini, Nadine Bradley, Steven Chu, Melissa Clark, Carole Clay, Melinda DeCorte, Tynesha Douglass, Nancy Durham, Dominique Foster, Carol Gower, Michelle Green, Kenny Johnson, Matt Johnson, Ola Kabazzi, Yen Le, Jeffrey Long, Dori Perry, Frank Rosado, Troy Scaptura, Meredith Shears, Nora Smith, Mark Terman, Lisa Wyffels, Sam Yang, Jennifer Yount.

Office of Strategic and Performance Planning:

Yaro Kulchyckyj, Vira David.

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.


Associated Press: Pages 12, 13, 14, 16

Department of State: Pages 12, 29, 15, 30, 45, 55,
66, 79, 81, 87, 101, 109; State/OBO: Pages 54,
73, 83, 94, 100; State Magazine: Pages 74, 108

AFP Photo: Pages 1, 7, 23, 27, 57, 85


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

An electronic version is available on the World Wide Web at

Please call (202) 261-8620 with comments, suggestions, or requests.

U.S. Department of State Publication
Bureau of Public Affairs
December 2008

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.


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