Insights to U.S. Govt Exchange programs in Pakistan
Lisa Swenarski Cultural Affairs Officer Lisa Swenarski arrived in Islamabad as the Cultural Affairs Officer in June 2019, after completing a master’s degree program at the Air War College. In her 18-year career with the State Department, she has served in New Delhi, Kabul, Jeddah, Cairo, Quito, and Managua. Before joining the Department, she was the director of the press office at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. She is a San Francisco native and earned her bachelor’s from San Francisco State University in journalism and a master’s from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Her spouse, Alan Herrera, is an eligible family member in the Facilities Section, and they have one adult daughter.