Biography of Edward J. Ramotowski, Director of the Office of Public and Diplomatic Liaison for Visa Services
Edward Ramotowski assumed his current position as Director of the Office of Public and Diplomatic Liaison for Visa Services at the U.S. Department of State in August 2003. Prior to that he served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, Chief of the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Nassau, Bahamas and as U.S. Consul in Warsaw, Poland. Other tours of duty have included service as a consular and political officer in Bogota, Colombia and consular officer in Kingston Jamaica. Mr. Ramotowski has also served in Washington as a country officer in the Office of Andean Affairs, as well as a watch officer in the State Department Operations Center and on the White House Situation Room staff. He has received several Department of State Superior Honor and Meritorious Honor Awards, and in 2000 was selected as Consular Officer of the Year.
Mr. Ramotowski joined the Foreign Service in 1986. He is a graduate of Georgetown University and the National War College. He is married and has two children.