Deputy Chief of Mission Terry Steers-Gonzalez

Terry Steers-Gonzalez is the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) at the U.S. Embassy in Georgetown (Guyana).

Terry joined the U.S. Department of State in early 2000 as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF), working on the Panama and Honduras Desks.  Since joining the Foreign Service in early 2002, he has served in Panama City (Panama) as the Political-Military Affairs Officer, in Nicosia (Cyprus) as the Deputy Public Affairs Officer, in Islamabad (Pakistan) as a Consular Officer and, then, for two more tours, as the Domestic Politics Chief, and in Istanbul (Turkey) as the Iran Watcher.  Terry also held the position of Senior Colombia Desk Officer in Washington, D.C.  He most recently served in Guatemala City (Guatemala) as the Political and Economic Affairs Counselor.

Terry has received numerous individual awards for his government service.  He speaks Spanish and Persian-Farsi fluently.

Terry was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri; though, he now calls Fairhope, Alabama, home.  He received his bachelors of science from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service (Washington, DC) and earned his juris doctorate from Washington University School of Law (St. Louis, Missouri).