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Assistant Chief of Mission
 
David Robinson, Assistant Chief of Mission

David Robinson, Assistant Chief of Mission

David M. Robinson
Assistant Chief of Mission

Term of Appointment: June 2013  to present

Ambassador David Robinson, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, joined the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) in July 2009 as Deputy Assistant Secretary with responsibility for Europe, Central Asia, and the Americas and for worldwide refugee admissions, among other responsibilities.  He assumed the duties of Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary on May 5, 2010. 

His most recent overseas postings included serving as Ambassador to Guyana and United States Representative to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) from 2006-2008, as Deputy Chief of Mission in La Paz, Bolivia, from 2003-2006, and as Deputy Chief of Mission in Asuncion, Paraguay, from 2000-2003.  He also served in the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Iceland, and has completed a number of assignments in Washington, including as Special Coordinator for Venezuela policy.

Ambassador Robinson was born in Hartford, CT, and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.  He is a Distinguished Graduate of the National War College with a master’s degree in national security strategy and also holds a master’s degree in theology.  He is married to Donna Lewis Robinson.  They have two children.

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