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Parker W. Borg is a former professor at the American University of Rome and is a former United States Ambassador to Mali and Iceland.

Background

Borg, Parker Webb was born on May 25, 1939 in Minneapolis. Son of Lloyd and Betty (Webb) Borg.

Education

Borg graduated from Dartmouth College in 1961 and received an MPA degree from Cornell University in 1965.

Career

Foreign service officer, general, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1965-1967;with Vietnamese Language Training and Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support Program, Agency International Development, Vietnam, 1967-1970;staff officer Executive Secretariat, unites states department State, Washington, 1970-1972;special assistant to Director General of Foreign Svc., unites states department State, Washington, 1972-1974;special assistant to Secretary State, unites states department State, Washington, 1974-1975;principal officer, unites states department State, Lubumbashi, Zaire, 1976-1978;director Office West African Affairs, unites states department State, Washington, 1979-1981;ambassador to Republican Mali, unites states department State, Washington, 1981-1984;deputy director Office for Counterterrorism, unites states department State, Washington, 1984-1986;deputy, acting coordinator, Bureau International Communications and Information Policy, unites states department State, Washington, 1987-1989;principal deputy assistant secretary Bureau International Narcotics Matters, unites states department State, Washington, 1989-1991;ambassador designate to Union Burma, unites states department State, Washington, 1991-1992;special advisor International Crime and Justice, unites states department State, Washington, 1993;ambassador to Iceland, unites states department of State, Reykjavik, since 1993;state department fellow, Council Foreign Rels., New York City, 1978-1979;senior fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, 1986-1987.

Membership

Volunteer, England teacher Peace Corps, Philippines, 1961-1963.

Connections

Married Anna Maria Anderson Lehel, October 2, 1983. Children: Lara Elizabeth, Erica Maria, Darcy Webb.

father:
Lloyd Borg

mother:
Betty (Webb) Borg

spouse:
Anna Maria Anderson Lehel

children:
Lara Elizabeth Borg

Erica Maria Borg

Darcy Webb Borg