Ambassador Judith Fergin
Ambassador of the United States to the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste Judith Fergin presented her credentials to President Jose Ramos-Horta on September 16, 2010.
A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ambassador Fergin has previously served as Consul General in Sydney, Australia and Deputy Chief of Mission in Singapore. She has also held assignments as Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Canberra and the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta. Other overseas posts include Russia, Liberia, South Africa, and Germany.
Ms. Fergin received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College and Master's degrees from the University of Virginia and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces of the National Defense University.