Lynne Tracy has been sworn in as US Ambassador to Armenia.
“Honored to swear in Lynne Tracy as US Ambassador to Armenia,” Carol Z. Perez, Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources at the US Department of State, said in a Twitter post.
“Lynne has had a long and accomplished career in the Foreign Service, receiving the Secretary’s Award for Heroism for her service in Peshawar. Congratulations, Ambassador!,” she added.
Honored to swear in Lynne Tracy as U.S. Ambassador to Armenia. Lynne has had a long & accomplished career in the #ForeignService, receiving the Secretary’s Award for Heroism for her service in Peshawar. Congratulations, Ambassador! pic.twitter.com/nVAUHrPQFd— Carol Z. Perez (@StateDG) February 19, 2019
Lynne Tracy is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class o of State.
Previously, she served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central Asia in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs at the Department of State, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, and Principal Officer at the U.S. Embassy Branch Office in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Additionally, Ms. Tracy served as the Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Peshawar, Pakistan, where she was awarded the Secretary’s Award for Heroism. She is the recipient of the State Department’s Distinguished Honor Award. Ms. Tracy earned her B.A. from the University of Georgia and J.D. from the University of Akron.