New U.S. Consul General arrives in Yekaterinburg

4 August 2008 (11:37)

Timothy Sandusky, the new U.S. Consul General, arrived in Yekaterinburg last Friday. The spokesperson for the Consulate reports Mr. Sandusky has been working for the U.S. State Department since 1984, mainly holding offices related to political issues and consulate affairs. In 1990-1992, he was working in the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. Besides, Mr. Sandusky was employed at diplomatic missions in Poland, Guyana, and Indonesia. Prior to his appointment as Yekaterinburg’s Consul General, the official was holding office in the U.S. State Department’s Analytical Section and in the Nuclear Risk Reduction Center, the Foreign Service Institute, and the Bureau of Consular Issues in Washington, DC.

Timothy Sandusky got his BA in Russian and Mass Communication at the University of Miami, Ohio, and his MA in Russian and Law at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Apart from English, he also speaks Russian and Polish. Mr. Sandusky is keen on jazz music, sports, and dynamic activities. He’s married to Sher Sandusky.

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