Ambassador Jennifer Zimdahl Galt met with President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and presented her credentials as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mongolia. The credentialing ceremony took place on October 5, 2015 at Government House in Ulaanbaatar.
U.S. President Barack Obama nominated Ambassador Galt on May 7, 2015, and the U.S. Senate confirmed her appointment on August 5. On September 16, Ambassador Galt was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia, and she arrived in Mongolia on September 24. Prior to her arrival, Ambassador Galt created an introductory video for the Mongolian people.
Most recently, Ambassador Galt served as Principal Officer of the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou, China. Her other overseas assignments include postings in Belgrade, Taipei, Mumbai, Beijing, Shanghai, and Brussels.