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Arrival of New Political Appointee Leadership and Staff -- AID/A, October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021
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Tish Butler
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Arrival of New Political Appointee Leadership and Staff

Please join me in welcoming the following USAID political appointees who have joined the Agency since July 19, 2021.:

Laura Booth, Special Advisor and Legal Counsel to the General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel (GC).
Gillian Caldwell, Deputy Assistant Administrator and Climate Change Coordinator, Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI).
Avi Kaza, Senior Advisor, Private-Sector Engagement Hub (PSE), DDI.
Sophia Lalani, Senior Advisor for National Security, Office of the Administrator (AID/A).
Anka Lee, Senior Advisor for the People’s Republic of China, Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning (PPL).
Rayden Llano, Special Advisor, AID/A.
Blair Mallin, Scheduler, AID/A.
Priya Millward, Social Media Strategist, Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA).
Eric Postel, Senior Advisor, AID/A.
Fayrouz Saad, Director of Public Engagement, LPA.
Tessa Wick, Senior Communications Advisor, LPA.
Ben Widness, Congressional Liaison Officer, LPA.

It is my sincere pleasure to welcome these individuals, who bring with them wide-ranging expertise and a commitment to affirming the dignity of the people we serve around the world. I know they will continue to push the Agency forward toward its goals while representing the values of the Biden-Harris Administration. We will continue to provide regular updates on incoming Agency leadership and staff. Thank you for your support as we work together to advance our mission.

—Administrator Samantha Power

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