Kathryn Flachsbart is a career member of the Foreign Service and a 2018 Graduate of the National Defense University’s Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy. From 2014-2017 she served as the Director of the Consular Training Division at the Foreign Service Institute. Her prior domestic assignments were in the Bureau of Consular Affairs, in both the Office of Public Affairs and Policy Coordination and in the Office of Children’s Issues, and in the Bureau of European Affairs as the Switzerland and Liechtenstein Desk Officer. Overseas, she has served in Poland, Botswana, Germany, and Bolivia, where she was the Chief of the Consular Section.
Ms. Flachsbart work has been recognized with a Superior Honor Award, two Meritorious Honor Awards, and one Group Superior Honor Award. Ms. Flachsbart holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a Master’s degree from the National Defense University.