WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, the U.S. Senate confirmed Jeffrey J. Grieco as the Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
As head of the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs, Grieco will manage USAID's congressional and press relations; outreach to the public and constituent groups to communicate the agency's mission, objectives and accomplishments; production of print, video and Internet materials; and internal communications.
Grieco most recently served as the Deputy Assistant Administrator within the Bureau. In this role, he managed all agency communications, media and public affairs programming worldwide.
In addition, Mr. Grieco has served as USAID's senior representative on various interagency committees and working groups dealing with communications, public diplomacy and public affairs. This includes the Administration's Iraq Stabilization Group (ISG) and the Joint Policy Council of the U.S. Department of State and USAID. He has been awarded numerous Agency awards for his work. Previous to his arrival at USAID in 2002, Mr. Grieco served in the White House Office of Public Liaison.
Prior to his Administration appointment Mr. Grieco was an Associate Fellow at Georgetown University's Institute for the Study of Diplomacy where he focused on U.S. foreign policy issues. In addition, he has been an international consultant working with U.S. and foreign multinational corporations in more than 25 countries around the world.
Grieco is a graduate of Georgetown University's Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service Studies where he obtained a Masters Degree in Foreign Relations in 1986. He has also received a fellowship for graduate studies in comparative international management at Oxford University's Templeton College. His undergraduate degree was received from George Washington University's Elliott School in 1982 with a major in international affairs. He is proficient in Korean and French.
For more information about USAID, please visit: http://www.usaid.gov.
The American people, through the U.S. Agency for International Development, have provided economic and humanitarian assistance worldwide for nearly 50 years.
CONTACT: U.S. Agency for International Development Public Information: 202-712-4810
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