Daria Darnell became the Consul General in Ciudad Juarez in September 2015. She joined the U.S. Foreign Service in 1994 and was the General Services Officer in Macedonia for her first tour. Ms. Darnell has held consular assignments in Colombia, Slovakia, South Korea and the Visa Office in Washington, D.C. She also served as Deputy Director of the Provincial Reconstruction Team Office at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan and as the Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Adana, Turkey.
Immediately prior to her assignment in Ciudad Juarez, Ms. Darnell was the Director of the Office of Domestic Operations in the Visa Office in the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the U.S. Department of State.
Ms. Darnell is a graduate of West Virginia University and has a master’s degree in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy.