Consul General of the United States of America for Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories
Peter Kujawinski arrived in Calgary on August 23rd 2012 to take up his post as Consul General for Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories for a three-year term.
Peter is a career diplomat who joined the U.S. State Department in 1998. His previous assignments include postings to U.S. Embassies in France and Israel. He also was posted to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Security Council in New York. In his most recent assignment to the U.S. Embassy in Haiti, he worked as political counselor and coordinator of U.S. assistance promoting governance and rule of law.
In 2002, as part of a training assignment with the State Department, Peter spent a year in a mid-career Masters program at France’s Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA). He received a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in 1996.
Peter is co-author of the young adult book series Dormia, and also has contributed commentary to the International Herald Tribune. He is married to singer/songwriter Nancy Celia Rose, and they have two children. A Chicago native, Peter speaks fluent French and Haitian Creole, and some Hebrew and Polish. Peter replaces former Consul General Laura Lochman, who departed Calgary in July 2012 to take up her new post as Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Bogota, Colombia.