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    Thompson, John Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Environment Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
  • Thompson, Dean Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
  • Ticknor, Scott Acting Special Representative, Commercial and Business Affairs, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs
  • William Todd, Deputy Under Secretary for Management
    Todd, William E. Deputy Under Secretary for Management
  • Turner, Bruce Deputy Assistant Secretary for Verification, Planning, and European Security, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance
  • Ueland, Eric M. Senior Official Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights
  • Van Vranken, Howard Executive Director & Deputy Executive Secretary Executive Secretariat
  • Viguerie, Lesslie C. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Pakistan Affairs Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
  • Visek, Richard C. Principal Deputy Legal Adviser Office of the Legal Adviser
  • Walker, Dr. Vivian Executive Director, U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

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