U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
Other State Department Archive SitesU.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State
Home Issues & Press Travel & Business Countries Youth & Education Careers About State Video
 You are in: Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs > Bureau of Public Affairs > Bureau of Public Affairs: Electronic Information and Publications Office > Biographies > Biographies Listed Alphabetically by Last Name
Picture of John A. CloudBIOGRAPHY

John A. Cloud
Ambassador, Lithuania
Term of Appointment: 07/18/2006 to present

John A. Cloud was sworn in on July 18, 2006 as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Lithuania. Ambassador Cloud previously served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Berlin. He served as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim at Embassy Berlin from February 28, 2005 to September 2, 2005.

Ambassador Cloud served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for International Economic Affairs on the National Security Council staff from 2001 - 2003.

Ambassador Cloud was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Mission to the European Union from 1999 to 2001. From 1996 to 1999, he served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Warsaw, Poland.

From 1991 to 1995, Ambassador Cloud was the Economic Counselor at the American Embassy in Bonn, Germany. He served at the State Department from 1988 to 1991 and had earlier assignments in Mexico City and Warsaw.

Ambassador Cloud received his B.A. from the University of Connecticut in 1975, and a Masters in International Affairs from George Washington University in 1977. He is married and has two children.



Released on August 14, 2006

  Back to top

U.S. Department of State
USA.govU.S. Department of StateUpdates  |   Frequent Questions  |   Contact Us  |   Email this Page  |   Subject Index  |   Search
The Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs, manages this site as a portal for information from the U.S. State Department. External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.
About state.gov  |   Privacy Notice  |   FOIA  |   Copyright Information  |   Other U.S. Government Information

Published by the U.S. Department of State Website at http://www.state.gov maintained by the Bureau of Public Affairs.