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Diplomatic career subject for BYU alum's lecture Dec. 1

John Dinkelman, deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy, Nassau in The Bahamas, will speak on “Career Reflections: Diplomacy” Thursday, Dec. 1, at 4 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

Dinkelman has served as Chargé d’Affaires since November 2011. Dinkelman joined the Foreign Service Institute orientation division in 2001, where he served as deputy A-100 coordinator until August 2005, when he became the course coordinator. His previous assignments have been to Ankara as human resources officer (2000–2001), The Hague as supervisory GSO (1995–1999), Majuro as regional administrative officer for Micronesia (1993–1995), London as administrative staff assistant (1991–1993), and Belgrade on a CON/GSO rotation (1989–1991).

He graduated from BYU with degrees in business and Spanish. Prior to joining the Department of State, Dinkelman worked for the Communications Systems Division of UNISYS in Salt Lake City.

This lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu

Writer: Melissa Connor

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