Posted by David Sterling on Jun 06, 2017


The Rotary Club of Capitol Hill welcomes Brad Hanson who has been a supporter of Rotary in Afghanistan for the past decade. Brad Hanson is a seasoned Foreign Service professional whose overseas experience spans more than thirty years. He began his career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Iran. In addition to Persian, he speaks some Arabic, Pashto, Russian and Uzbek. Over the past two decades he has served in the US State Department in a variety of capacities, including Deputy Chief of Mission at the US embassies in Afghanistan and Yemen and Deputy Director of the Office of Northern Gulf Affairs (Iran and Iraq) in the Bureau of Near East Affairs. He is currently taking part in the Senior Seminar, an interagency leadership and management training program at the Foreign Service Institute in Washington, DC, and is scheduled to join the US embassy in Uzbekistan in 2005 as Deputy Chief of Mission.