U.S. TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Suite 1600, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209-3901
Phone, 703-875-4357. Fax, 703-875-4009.
Internet, www.tda.gov. E-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director Thelma J. Askey
Deputy Director Barbara Bradford
General Counsel Leocadia I. Zak
Chief of Staff Carl B. Kress
Assistant Director for Policy Planning Geoffrey Jackson
Assistant Director for Management Operations Larry Bevan
Communications/Policy Advisor Donna Thiessen
Congressional Liaison Cherilyn Carruth
Africa and Middle East Henry D. Steingass
Asia Geoffrey Jackson
Central, Eastern, and Southern Ned Cabot
Eurasia Daniel D. Stein
Latin America and Caribbean Albert W. Angulo
Economist/Evaluation Officer David Denny
Financial Manager Noreen St. Louis
Contracting Officer Della Glenn
Administrative Officer Carolyn Hum
Grants Administrator Patricia Smith
The Trade and Development Agency's mission is to advance economic development and U.S. commercial interest in developingand middle-income countries in the following regions of the world: Africa/Middle East, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Eurasia.
The Trade and Development Program was established on July 1, 1980, as a component organization of the International Development Cooperation Agency. Section 2204 of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of
1988 (22 U.S.C. 2421) made it a separate component agency. The organization was renamed the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and made an independent agency within the executive branch of the Federal Government on October 28, 1992, by the Jobs Through Exports Act of 1992
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) advances economic development and U.S. commercial interests in developing and middle-
income countries. USTDA's strategic use of foreign assistance funds to support sound investment policy and decision-making in host countries creates an enabling environment for trade, investment, and sustainable economic development.
Working through the U.S. private sector to implement its programs, USTDA brings best practices and U.S.
technology to bear in delivering specific, results-oriented development assistance. In carrying out its mission, USTDA gives emphasis to economic sectors that may benefit from U.S. exports of goods, and services.
USTDA works with other U.S. Government agencies to...