Serves as the President’s chief foreign affairs advisor and carries out the President’s foreign policies through the State Department and the Foreign Service of the United States.
Serves as principal deputy and advisor to the Secretary of State and oversees all resource allocation and management activities of the department.
Responsible for directing, coordinating, and supervising State Department operations such as foreign assistance and civilian response programs.
Leads the State Department’s efforts to combat threats to civilian security, assisting foreign countries with building “more democratic, secure, stable, and just societies.”
Serves as the leader of the Policy Planning Staff, the principal strategic arm of the United States Department of State.
Leads the State Department’s Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs.
Leads the State Department’s Bureau for Western Hemisphere Affairs.
Serves as Ambassador, leading the United States delegation to the United Nations and representing the United States at the Security Council and General Assembly.
Assists the U.S. Ambassador to the UN by acting as a liaison in Washington, D.C., interacting with Congress and acting as a stand-in for the UN ambassador.