• Full name
    John Berry

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    Syracuse University
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  • Current Position
    Current Position:
    Ambassador to Australia
  • Organization
    US State Department

  • Bio

    John Berry became US Ambassador to Australia after serving for four years as the Director of the Us Office of Personnel Management. He previously served as the director of the Smithsonian National Zoological Park (the National Zoo) and in other federal appointed positions. From 1985-94 Berry simultaneously served as legislative director for Rep. Steny Hoyer and as associate staff for the House Appropriations Committee. During his career with the Smithsonian, Berry served as the Director of Government Relations and as a Senior Policy Advisor. Berry earned a Masters of Public Administration at Syracuse University, and is also a graduate of the University of Maryland. Source: www.opm.gov/about-us/our-people-organization/senior-staff-bios/john-berry/