U.S. Department of State
February 7, 2012
The Secretary announces that President Obama has designated Rose Gottemoeller as the Acting Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security (T). Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller will remain in her role as Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance (AVC). As Acting Under Secretary, Gottemoeller will advise the Secretary on arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament.
Ellen Tauscher is departing the T bureau. She has agreed to serve part-time as the Secretary’s Special Envoy for Strategic Stability and Missile Defense. Special Envoy Tauscher will work on strategic security issues in our relationship with the Russian Federation.