Sandra Clark became the U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso on September 25, 2020 following the presentation of her credentials to President Roch Marc Kabore. She served as senior advisor (2019-2020) and as the Director of the Office of West African Affairs (2017 to 2019) in the Africa Bureau at the State Department.
Deputy Chief of Mission
A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ms. Sanders assumed the position of Deputy Chief of Mission in for the U.S. Mission to Burkina Faso on July 28, 2022. As the permanent Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) assigned to Burkina Faso, DCM Sanders will serve in Ouagadougou for two years.
President of the United States
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Vice President of the United States
Kamala D. Harris is the Vice President of the United States of America. She was elected Vice President after a lifetime of public service, having been elected District Attorney of San Francisco, California Attorney General, and United States Senator.
U.S. Secretary of State
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