The US Senate supported the appointment of Robin Dunnigan to the position of US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Georgia by oral vote. Dunnigan will replace Kelly Degnan in the said position.
Dunnigan previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Central and Eastern Europe in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs. Prior to this assignment she served as Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., and Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria. Previously, Dunnigan was Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Energy Resources. Earlier assignments include U.S. Embassies in Vietnam, Chile, Turkey, Cuba, and El Salvador.