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Staffed Office Coverage

Direction of FAS's Overseas Offices is divided between three teams. A team consists of multiple FAS Office of Foreign Service Operations (OFSO) Area Directors and their assistants. Each Area Director is assigned to a particular region. Listed are the names of the Directors, their assistants and their contact information by team and region.


Bobby Richey, Deputy Administrator
- Ashanti Hart, Administrative Assistant - (202) 720-1156
Room 5095-S, Stop 1080
Phone: (202) 720-9207 • Fax:
E-mail: bobby.richey@fas.usda.gov

Eric Wenberg, Assistant Dep Administrator
- Ashanti Hart, Administrative Assistant - (202) 720-1156
Room 5095-S, Stop 1080
Phone: (202) 720-3798 • Fax:
E-mail: eric.wenberg@fas.usda.gov

Cynthia Guven, Assistant Dep Administrator
- Ashanti Hart, Administrative Assistant - (202) 720-1156
Room 5098-S, Stop 1080
Phone: (202) 720-0303 • Fax: (202) 720-8316
E-mail: cynthia.guven@fas.usda.gov

Cynthia Guven, South Asia Area Director
- Lenora "Lee" Butler, FS Operations Spec - (202) 690-2131
Room 5098-S, Stop 1080
Phone: (202) 720-0303 • Fax: (202) 720-8316
E-mail: cynthia.guven@fas.usda.gov

Michael Riedel, Western Hemisphere Area Director
- Valeria Villasenor-Bruyere- FS Operations Spec - (202) 791-8476
Room 5094-S, Stop 1080
Phone: (202) 690-4581 • Fax: (202) 720-5183
E-mail: michael.riedel@fas.usda.gov

Jim Butterworth, Europe Area Director
- Jason Swann, FS Operations Spec - (202) 720-7792
Room 5702-S, Stop 1080
Phone: (202) 720-6968 • Fax:
E-mail: james.butterworth@fas.usda.gov

Linston Terry, AME Area Director
- Similola Ogunyankin, FS Operations Spec - (202) 791-8486
Room 5098A-S, Stop 1080
Phone: (202) 720-7769 • Fax: (202) 720-8316
E-mail: linston.terry@fas.usda.gov

Hoa Huynh, Acting North Asia Area Director
- Stacy Gehrt, FS Operations Spec - (202) 720-9955
Room 5719-S, Stop 1080
Phone: (202) 791-8472 • Fax: (202) 720-8316
E-mail: hoa.huyng@fas.usda.gov