Consul: Alden Greene
The Consular Section provides American citizen services for Americans living in the Kyrgyz republic. Those services include passport renewals and the issuance of consular reports of birth abroad, among other services. The section also issues non-immigrant visas to travelers to the United States. For more information on our consular services, please visit the consular pages on our web site.
Defense Attache's Office
Defense Attache: Suzanne Henderson
The Defense Attache’s Office works with its colleagues in the Ministry of Defense of the Kyrgyz Republic to build closer cooperation on issues of regional security and defense modernization and training.
Export Control and related Border Security Assistance (EXBS)
EXBS Advisor: Matthew Siuda
The Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) program is a U.S. Department of State initiative that works in collaboration with the Kyrgyz Republic to improve the host country's export control systems. The goal of the EXBS program is to assist the Kyrgyz Government to increase their efforts to inspect, interdict, investigate and prosecute the illegal procurement and movement of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), WMD-related commodities, and advanced conventional weapons. EXBS assistance is provided to border security agencies, law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, and import/export licensing officials throughout the Kyrgyz Republic.
Since 2000, EXBS has delivered over 24 million dollars in training and equipment in support of the Kyrgyz Republic's efforts in border security, non-proliferation, and the establishment of strategic trade controls that meet international standards.
Management Officer: Christopher Reynolds
The Management Section handles all contractual, technological, transportation, and construction aspects of Embassy business. Financial/Human resources Section
Financial and Human Resources Section
Human Resources Officer: Amanda Walters
Financial Management Officer: Jennifer Nashashibi
The section handles all financial and human resource aspects of Embassy business. Please click here to learn about U.S. Embassy job opportunities.
Office of Military Cooperation
Chief, Office of Military Cooperation: Matyszczuk, Jersy
The Office of Military Cooperation works with the Kyrgyz Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Emergency Situations and Border Guard Service to coordinate and implement Defense Department security cooperation programs to reinforce interoperability for multinational peacekeeping operations and to increase effectiveness of regional counternarcotics and counterterrorism efforts. For more information on United States Central Command and its programs, see website at http://www.centcom.mil/.
Political/Economic Section Chief: James Morris
The Political and Economic Section of the U.S. Embassy interacts closely with the governmental, financial, business, and non-governmental sectors of Kyrgyzstani society to communicate American policy to leaders of the Kyrgyz Republic and to report accurately the views of all segments of Kyrgyzstani society to American policy makers.
Public Affairs Section
Public Affairs Officer: Kristin Roberts
Regional English Language Officer: Jennifer Uhler
The Public Affairs Section works to build mutual understanding between the peoples of Kyrgyzstan and the United States through American Corners and Centers, cultural programs, educational and professional exchanges, media outreach, English-language training, and many other avenues. If you are interested in learning about the United States, please visit an American Corner near you. For other inquiries, contact us at BishkekPAS@state.gov.
Regional Security Office
Regional Security Officer: Daniel Arich
The Regional Security Office protects the security of the Embassy and official Americans abroad.
United States Agency for International Development
USAID Representative to the Kyrgyz Republic: Michael Greene
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) delivers foreign development assistance on behalf of the American people in over 100 countries around the world and spearheads development efforts throughout Central Asia in programs that assist the development of the economic sector, healthcare system, and democratic institutions in the countries. Since 1992, the American people through USAID have provided more than $450 million in programs that support Kyrgyzstan’s democratic institutions, health care, education, and economic growth.
USAID operates under a bilateral agreement with the country’s government and cooperates with governmental and non-government organizations and institutions, businesses, and communities.
For more information on USAID, please visit their website at http://kyrgyzstan.usaid.gov