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Janet Ann Sanderson, American former ambassador. Recipient Herbert A. Salzman award for International Economic Performance, United States Department State, 1996, Superior Honor award, Meritorious Honor award.


Sanderson, Janet Ann was born in April 1955 in Tucson.


Bachelor in Government, College William & Mary, 1977. Master of Arts in National Security Studies, Naval War College, 1993.


Vice consul/economics officer United States Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1978—1980. Liaison officer in charge of assistance programs in the West Bank & Gaza Strip United States Agency for International Development (United States Agency for International Development), Tel Aviv, 1980—1982. Petroleum attache United States Embassy, Kuwait City, Kuwait, 1982—1984.

Desk officer for Kuwait & United Arab Emirates United States Department State, Washington, 1984—1986, desk officer United States Mission to Organization for Economic Cooperative (Organization of European Cooperation and Development), 1986—1988. Economic minister counselor United States Embassy, Cairo, 1993—1997, economic counselor Amman, Jordan, 1989—1992, deputy chief of mission Jordan, 1997—2000. United States ambassador to Algeria United States Department State, Algiers, 2000—2003.

United States Department State diplomat-in-residence University California, Berkeley, 2003—2005. United States ambassador to Haiti United States Department State, Port-au-Prince, 2006—2009.