Deputy Chief of Mission
Patrick Dunn is now Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Most recently he served as the Acting Director in the Office of Europe, Western Hemisphere, and Africa in the Bureau of Energy Resources. He is a Foreign Service Officer focusing on economic diplomacy.
A 2013 Distinguished Graduate of the National Defense University, he has also served as Deputy Chief of Mission/Chargé in Praia, Cape Verde; Energy Team Leader (Deputy Economic Counselor) in Baghdad, Iraq; and Economic Counselor in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
Previous tours have included Turkey, the Philippines, Cuba, Mexico, and assignments in Washington in the Bureaus of Economics and Business (EB) and Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA).
He is accompanied by his wife, Meltem Ercan.