United States Ambassador to Macedonia

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Ambassador of the United States to Macedonia
U.S. Department of State official seal.svg
Seal of the United States Department of State
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Jess L. Baily

since February 12, 2015
Nominator The President of the United States
Appointer The President
with Senate advice and consent
Inaugural holder Victor D. Comras
Formation December 3, 1993
Website U.S. Embassy - Skopje

The United States Ambassador to Macedonia is the official representative of the President of the United States to the head of state of the Republic of Macedonia.

The Ambassador, based out of Skopje, works with the rest of the embassy - 70 other Americans and 240 locals - to advance bilateral relations.[1]

The United States established a liaison office in Macedonia in Skopje on 3 December, 1993 with Victor D. Comras appointed soon after as Charge and US chief of Mission with the equivalent rank of Ambassador. The US recognized Macedonia 9 February, 1994.[2]

Ambassadors and chiefs of mission

Name Presentation of credentials Termination of mission Title
Victor D. Comras December 3, 1993 July 2, 1996 Chief of Mission
Christopher R. Hill July 2, 1996 August 2, 1999 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
M. Michael Einik September 7, 1999 November 4, 2001 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Lawrence E. Butler April 22, 2002 March 26, 2005 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Gillian A. Milovanovic September 6, 2005 March 18, 2008 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Philip T. Reeker September 10, 2008 July 15, 2011 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Paul D. Wohlers September 13, 2011 November 30, 2014 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Jess L. Baily February 12, 2015 Incumbent Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

See also


  1. ^ "Mission Statement". Retrieved 30 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Macedonia". Retrieved 30 January 2009.

External links

  • United States Department of State: Chiefs of Mission for Macedonia
  • United States Department of State: Macedonia
  • United States Embassy in Skopje

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