John R. Bass
|United States Ambassador to Afghanistan|
|Assumed office |
December 12, 2017
|Preceded by||P. Michael McKinley|
|United States Ambassador to Turkey|
October 20, 2014 – July 2016
|Preceded by||Francis J. Ricciardone Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Philip Kosnett|
(Chargé d'Affaires a.i)
|Executive Secretary of the Department of State|
October 8, 2012 – July 18, 2014
|Preceded by||Stephen Mull|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Macmanus|
|United States Ambassador to Georgia|
October 16, 2009 – July 17, 2012
|Preceded by||John F. Tefft|
|Succeeded by||Richard Norland|
|Born||1964 (age 54–55)|
New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Holly Holzer Bass|
|Alma mater||Syracuse University|
John R. Bass (born 1964) is an American diplomat. He is the current United States Ambassador to Afghanistan since December 2017. He served as the United States Ambassador to Turkey from 2014 to 2016. He was United States Ambassador to Georgia from 2009 to 2012.
References[change | change source]
- "Ambassador Biography". Embassy of the United States Ankara, Turkey. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
- Bowden, John (July 20, 2017). "Trump to nominate Turkey envoy for ambassador to Afghanistan". The Hill. Retrieved July 21, 2017.
- Lardner, Richard. "Senate confirms Huntsman as US ambassador to Russia". ABC News. Associated Press. Retrieved September 28, 2017.