“SELECTION OF THE DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND FOREIGN POLICY ADVISOR (DCO-I)” –News Release

Looks like more evidence of the Coast Guard’s increasing role in international affairs and foreign military sales.

Ms. Haverstick led and completed extraordinary projects valued at over $25B between international partners, the White House, interagency, and military departments for advanced technology acquisitions.”

That sounds pretty heavy weight.

united states coast guard

R 211444Z APR 22 MID200001687843U
FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC
TO ALCOAST
BT
UNCLAS
ALCOAST 144/22
SSIC 12920
SUBJ: SELECTION OF THE DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND
FOREIGN POLICY ADVISOR (DCO-I)
1. I am pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Holly Haverstick
as the Coast Guard’s Director of International Affairs and Foreign
Policy Advisor.
2. This position serves as the Coast Guard’s key policy advisor on
the complete range of international affairs and engagement
activities. The Director is responsible for developing,
coordinating, and implementing agency strategy, policies, and
programs related to the Coast Guard’s international activities.
In addition, the Director serves as the Executive Agent for the
International Affairs Executive Steering Group (IAESG), which
develops recommended strategies, policies, and direction
regarding the Agency’s international engagement.
3. Ms. Haverstick’s 19 years of federal service have covered
international engagement, security cooperation, strategy, and
foreign military sales (FMS). She has applied her expert knowledge
of global foreign affairs issues to execute national security
priorities and led Department of Defense (DoD) efforts to
develop the 2018 Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) policy and
associated Implementation Plan. She furthered DoD’s incorporation of
the CAT Policy into overarching security cooperation reform strategy
for the comprehensive security cooperation enterprise. In addition,
she has led U.S. efforts to win numerous multi-billion dollar
international defense competitions resulting in more capable
international partners and a more substantial U.S. defense
industrial base.
4. As the Deputy Assistant Director for Weapons with the Defense
Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), Ms. Haverstick was responsible
for leading DSCA’s vision of effective and timely technology
security and foreign disclosure aspects of security cooperation,
where she routinely briefed Congressional staff on strategy and
technical aspects of proposed sales. In addition, Ms. Haverstick led
and completed extraordinary projects valued at over $25B between
international partners, the White House, interagency, and military
departments for advanced technology acquisitions. During a
transition for DSCA, Ms. Haverstick served as the Acting Principal
Director for Strategy where she led both military and civilian
members.
5. Ms. Haverstick will become a member of the Senior Executive
Service with the U.S. Coast Guard on 24 APR 2022.
6. USCG Executive Resources POC: Ms. Brianne Alvis
(Brianne.E.Alvis@uscg.mil).
7. ADM Karl L. Schultz, Commandant (CCG), sends.
8. Internet release is authorized.

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