Outreach Officer, Office of Policy Coordination and Public Affairs, bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Dan Pattarini is a Foreign Service Officer currently serving in the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Office of Policy Coordination and Public Affairs where he helps to promote the safe and secure international travel of American citizens. Prior to his current position, Dan served as the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg.
Dan has spent much of his career on the front lines of America’s public diplomacy promoting U.S. foreign policy, building ties of mutual understanding, and telling America’s story to foreign audiences. In addition to his service in Luxembourg, Dan also had three assignments in the Middle East. He served at the U.S. Embassies in Baghdad, Iraq from 2014-2015, Cairo Egypt from 2012 to 2014, and in Muscat, Oman from 2009-2011.
Before joining the State Department, Dan worked for almost five years at the non-profit Institute for International Education, serving as a Program Officer for Fulbright Visiting Scholars and then as Senior Outreach Manager for an international scholarship program.
Dan earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Government at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and his Master’s Degree in International Affairs at American University in Washington, DC. Dan is married and has three children. He enjoys hiking, theater, good food and beverages and playing with his Labrador retriever, “Mosby.”