On August 20, 2021, President Biden announced his intention to nominate Dr. Michael Anthony Battle, Sr. as Ambassador to Tanzania. Battle took his official oath for the office on December 21st. He has had a distinguished career of public service spanning four decades as a diplomat, in academia, in the faith community..
Robert A. Raines
Deputy Chief of Mission
Robert Adrian Raines is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service with the rank of Counselor. Prior to his arrival in Tanzania, Mr. Raines served as the Acting Director for Policy, Planning, and Resources in the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy (R/PPR).
President of the United States
President Biden represented Delaware for 36 years in the U.S. Senate before becoming the 47th Vice President of the United States. As President, Biden will restore America’s leadership and build our communities back better.
Vice President of the United States
Kamala D. Harris is the Vice President of the United States of America. She was elected Vice President after a lifetime of public service, having been elected District Attorney of San Francisco, California Attorney General, and United States Senator.
U.S. Secretary of State
Antony J. Blinken is the 71st U.S. Secretary of State. He was nominated by President Biden on November 23, 2020; confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 26, 2021; and sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris the following day.