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Alan J. Kreczko
Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
Term of Appointment: 01/20/2001 to present

Alan Kreczko was appointed Acting Assistant Secretary of State in the Department of Stateís Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration on January 20, 2001. Prior to his current position, he was Senior Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau.

Mr. Kreczko is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College (B.A., May 1972), where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and he is a magna cum laude graduate of University of Michigan Law School, where he served on the editorial staff of the Michigan Law Review. In 1976, he joined the U.S. Department of State as an attorney adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser. From 1976 until 1979, his primary responsibilities included United Nations Affairs. From 1979 until 1983, Mr. Kreczko served as legal adviser to Sol Linowitz in the Camp David autonomy talks from 1979 until 1981 and as legal adviser to Philip Habib and Donald Rumsfeld in the Israel/Lebanon Negotiations from 1981 until 1983.

From 1983 until 1987, Mr. Kreczko served as the Assistant Legal Adviser for Near East and South Asian Affairs and from 1987 until 1988, as the Assistant Legal Adviser for Oceans, Environment and Science. From 1988 until April 1993 he served as the Deputy Legal Adviser. In April 1993, Mr. Kreczko was appointed Special Assistant to the President and Legal Adviser for the National Security Council.

Mr. Kreczko has been a recipient of the Presidential Distinguished Executive Award (1989), and of two Presidential Meritorious Executive Awards (1991 and 1987). He received the Department of State Distinctive Honor Award in 1986, and the Federal Bar Associationsís Tom Clarke Award for Outstanding Service as a government lawyer (1992) and its Younger Federal Lawyer of the Year (1984).


Released on January 21, 2001

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