Chargé d'Affaires, a.i.
Joe Zadrozny became the Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., on April 14, 2022. He arrived in Papua New Guinea in August 2021 to serve as Deputy Chief of Mission. Mr. Zadrozny joined the Foreign Service in 1998, and previously served as Consul General in Wuhan, China. Mr. Zadrozny had three other assignments in China at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, and the U.S. Consulates General in Shanghai and Shenyang. He has served twice in Germany, at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin and most recently at the Consulate General in Frankfurt. Other assignments overseas include the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and the U.S. Embassy in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Prior to entering the Foreign Service, Mr. Zadrozny served with the Peace Corps, first as a Volunteer in Mongolia and then as a staff member at Peace Corps headquarters in Washington and in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Mr. Zadrozny is originally from Houston, Texas, and graduated from the University of Notre Dame. He also holds a master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. He is married to Daniela Zadrozny, who is also a Foreign Service Officer, and they have two children.