Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Photograph of Julissa Reynoso US Department of State / Flickr / CC0

Julissa Reynoso, former chief of staff to the First Lady Jill Biden and former US Ambassador to Uruguay, was sworn in by US Vice President Kamala Harris as US Ambassador to Spain and Andorra on January 6, 2022.

President Biden nominated Julissa Reynoso as the next Ambassador to Spain on July 27, 2021, and was confirmed on December 18, 2021.

Reynoso arrived in Madrid, Spain, on January 17, 2022, to begin her new post as Ambassador. Upon her arrival, Reynoso said, "The United States is back and will act according to the values that have always defined this country."

Julissa Reynoso is a Member On-Leave of the Inter-American Dialogue.

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