U.S. Delegation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Delegation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination,
85th Session: U.S. Periodic Report Presentation, August 13 & 14, 2014

U.S. Mission Geneva

Head of Delegation
Ambassador Keith Harper
U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council

David Sullivan
Legal Adviser

Kevin Whelan
Deputy Legal Adviser

Department of State

Paula Schriefer
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs

Scott Busby
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor

Sabeena Rajpal
Acting Assistant Legal Adviser for Human Rights & Refugees

Sofija Korac
Foreign Affairs Officer, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor

Jesse Tampio
Attorney-Adviser, Office of Human Rights & Refugees

Neha Sheth
Attorney-Adviser, Office of Human Rights & Refugees

Mary Beth West
Expert Advisor, Office of Human Rights & Refugees

Department of Justice

Loretta Lynch
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York

 Mark Kappelhoff
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division

Karen Stevens
Senior Counsel and Director, International Program, Civil Rights Division

Department of Homeland Security

Veronica Venture
Deputy Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Alanna Ow
Principal Director for Immigration Policy, Office of Policy

Joanna Hall
Special Counsel, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Department of the Interior

Lawrence Roberts
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Eric Wilson
International Affairs Coordinator, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Department of Health & Human Services

Dr. Nadine Gracia
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health

 Dr. Cara James
Director of the Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

Dr. Rashida Dorsey
Director, Division of Policy and Data, Office of Minority Health

Department of Housing & Urban Development

Bryan Greene
General Deputy Assistant Secretary, Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity

Janet Hostetler
Senior Advisor, Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity Office

Department of Education

Catherine E. Lhamon
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

Department of Labor

Jane Garrido
Attorney, Office of the Solicitor

Environmental Protection Agency

Daniel E. Gogal
Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Environmental Justice

State and Local Government

Dustin McDaniel
Attorney General of Arkansas

William Bell
Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama

Erika Gee
Chief of Staff to Attorney General McDaniel

April Odom
Director of Communications for Mayor Bell

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