Alina L. Romanowski
Alina L. Romanowski currently serves as Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Middle East Bureau and since March 2013 is fulfilling the duties of the Assistant Administrator until further notice. Ms. Romanowski leads the Bureau, including the efforts of seven USAID missions and development programs in countries without missions such as Libya and Tunisia. She oversees a large and varied portfolio that provides about $1.5 billion annually in assistance across the Middle East region. Ms. Romanowski directs the design and implementation of assistance programs that support the political transitions occurring across the region and co-leads USAID’s humanitarian assistance and development efforts in addressing the crisis in Syria.