US President Donald Trump will nominate Bridget A. Brink from Michigan as the new Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of the USA, the White House announced on March 18.New US ambassador to Slovakia should be Adam H. Sterling Read more
Brink is a career senior foreign service member, who previously served as deputy assistant secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs in the Department of State.
Over her 20-year-long career in the foreign service, she has represented the USA in a number of Eurasian countries, including Georgia, Uzbekistan, Greece, Cyprus and Turkey.
She holds two master's degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Brink also speaks Russian, Serbian, basic Georgian and French, the White House informed.
Brink is expected to replace Adam Sterling, who was appointed by former US President Barack Obama in 2016.