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Kristie Anne Kenney, American former ambassador. Recipient Distinguished Honor award, United States Department State, Arnold Raphel Memorial award.


Kenney, Kristie Anne was born in 1955 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States.


Bachelor in Political Science, Clemson University, 1977. Master of Arts in Latin American Studies, Tulane University. Student, National War College.


Economic consultant United States Mission, Geneva. Economic officer United States Embassy, Argentina, consular officer Jamaica. Director Operations Center United States Department State, Washington.

Member National Security Council. Senior advisory to assistant secretary for international narcotics & law enforcement United States Department State, 2001—2002, political military officer Office North Atlantic Treaty Organization Affairs, executive secretary Washington, 1999—2001, United States ambassador to Ecuador Quito, 2002—2005, United States ambassador to the Philippines Manila, 2006—2010.


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, tennis.


Married William R. Brownfield.

William R. Brownfield.