Learn about the responsibilities of a political officer for the U.S. Department of State, particularly how to navigate a large government bureaucracy and succeed at representing America in diplomatically challenging environments. There will also be opportunities for discussion about the Foreign Service exam.
Alfred Magleby, recent U.S. consul general to Okinawa, has been with the Foreign Service
for over twenty years and has had significant experience abroad as a political officer
with the U.S. Department of State, with an emphasis on the Middle East and Japan.