CONGRATULATIONS TO JEFFREY MARBURG-GOODMAN ON HIS PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENT AS SPECIAL COUNSEL AT USAID
It is my great pleasure to congratulate our Committee Co-chair, Jeffrey Marburg-Goodman, on his new presidential appointment as Special Counsel at the United States Agency for International Development. The announcement below, issued by the Agency, provides details on his new position. Our best wishes to Jeffrey in his new position and we hope that, when he gets settled in, there will be opportunities to collaborate on programs and other matters of interest to the committee.
On behalf of the Committee:
Paul M. Lalonde, Co-Chair, International Procurement Committee
Subject: Appointment of New Personnel for the Agency
The Administrator is pleased to announce the appointment of: Lynne Weil, Press Director and Spokeswoman; Lars Anderson, Deputy Press Director and Deputy Spokesman; Jeffrey Marburg-Goodman, Special Counsel; and Thomas Beck, Senior Advisor in the Office of Development Partners.
Jeffrey Marburg-Goodman serves as Special Counsel to the Administrator and the Agency for issues generally related to the transformation and improvement of USAID's business models, particularly foreign assistance mechanisms. Mr. Marburg-Goodman comes to the Agency from Creative Associates International, an NGO providing services in education, democracy, and post-conflict stabilization, where he served as General Counsel and had a governance practice. Previously, he served for many years at USAID as a career civil servant, most recently as Assistant General Counsel for Acquisition & Assistance. Earlier in his career, he was an Associate at Shearman & Sterling in New York and Paris, and at Patton Boggs in Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Amherst College.