President Biden announced his intention to appoint William H. Duncan U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador
The White House announced President Biden’s intention to nominate William H. Duncan as the next United States Ambassador to El Salvador. This nomination is the first step in the U.S. Senate’s ratification process.
William H. Duncan, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Minister-Counselor, currently serves as a Senior Inspector in the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of State. Previously, he served as Consul General in Monterrey, Mexico. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Chief of Mission at U.S. Embassy Mexico City, Mexico. A Foreign Service officer since 1992, he has also served at U.S. Diplomatic Missions in Asunción, Madrid, Baghdad, Mexico City, Bogotá, San Salvador, and Matamoros. His domestic assignments include the Offices of Andean Affairs, Mexican Affairs, East African Affairs, and Central American Affairs, as well as the State Department Operations Center. Duncan has received numerous performance awards, including a Presidential Meritorious Service award and four Senior Foreign Service Performance awards.
A native of Louisiana, Duncan has a Bachelor’s Degree and a Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas. He speaks Spanish.
Currently, Brendan O’Brien is the Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador.
You can read the White House announcement at the following link: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/02/25/president-biden-announces-key-nominees-3/