United States Department of State, US Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq 2005 - 2006
Chief of Staff and National Security Senior Advisor to the Minister of Interior
Chief of Staff, Administrative supervision of the day to day operations of the Ambassador’s office. Advisor and Liaison between the Multi National Forces, Civil Police Assistance Training Team, Iraq National Counsel, Iraq National Intelligence Service, the Iraq National Security Forces and Iraq Special Police. Policy and over-sight of the US Military police training operations in Iraq.
Management of IRMO Interior staff (45) and responsible for their performance, all work related activities, daily operations of the organizational unit, ensuring compliance with Department of State policies, regulations and operating agreements.
Serve as the U. S. Embassy point of contact for the Ministry of Interior on issues relating to Rule of Law, Special Police, and Counter Terrorism with other agencies of the U.S. Government, coalition governments, United Nations, non-governmental organizations, and the Iraqi Government.Responsible for oversight and long range policydevelopment of the Iraqi Security Forces and assisting the Department of Defense on organization, training and equipping the Security Forces.
National Security Senior Advisor to the Minister of Interior on all aspects of National Security, Counter Terrorism, Law Enforcement, Training and long range Policy Development for those services. The Minister of Interiors Security Forces consists of approximately 250,000 personnel through out the country. The Ministry of Interior is responsible for all internal security for the Republic of Iraq.
Represent the Ambassador on various committees with in the US Embassy (Iraq Reconstruction Management Office) to establish a smooth transition of authority from the United States Government to the newly elected Iraqi government.