Obama Nominates Mark Feierstein to USAID Administration Post

U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Mark Feierstein as assistant administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean at the U.S. Agency for International Development.

Feierstein is vice president and principal at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, a U.S.-based international polling firm. In his tenure with the company, Feierstein had overseen public opinion research in more than 30 countries.

Prior to joining Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, Feierstein served as director of USAID’s global elections office. He also worked for the Department of State as special assistant to the U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States.

Before these stints in U.S. government agencies, Feierstein headed the Latin America and Caribbean department of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.

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