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Name: Campbell, Piper
Current Position: Previous Charge d'Affaires
A native of Buffalo, NY, Piper Anne Wind Campbell has served as Chargé D’Affaires ad interim for the US Embassy in Cambodia since August 25, 2008, when Ambassador Joseph A. Mussomeli departed. A new ambassador is expected to be appointed. Campbell has been in Phnom Penh since September 20, 2006, acting primarily as Deputy Chief of Mission.
Campbell earned a bachelor’s degree with a certificate in Asian studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in 1988. 
She worked briefly for a non-governmental organization promoting trade between Western New York and the adjacent regions of Canada before joining the Foreign Service in 1989. She began her career serving as a consular and administrative officer in Manila, the Philippines, and as a general services officer providing support to the three US missions in Brussels, Belgium. 
Campbell served in the State Department’s Operations Center (1994-1995) and the International Organizations Bureau (1995-1996) before being seconded to the civil affairs section of a United Nations peacekeeping mission (1996-1998). Campbell then helped the US Agency for International Development (USAID) establish an office in Eastern Slavonia, Croatia (1998).
Campbell took one-year leave from the State Department to earn a Masters in Public Administration at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 1999, with a focus on conflict resolution. She covered Asian issues and Security Council reform at the US Mission to the UN in New York (1999-2002) and was Counselor for Humanitarian Affairs at the US Mission to the UN in Geneva (2002-2006).
During the 2004 presidential election, Campbell contributed more than $2,000 towards Democrats, with $1,500 going to support the campaign of John Kerry and $700 to the Democratic National Committee, according to
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