Mai Sayavongs became ambassador of Laos to the United States on Aug. 3, 2015, with concurrent accreditation to Canada and
Rena Bitter, a career member of the Foreign Service, was nominated on May 19, 2016, to be Ambassador to Laos.
Until his appointment, Mr. Kommasith was Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2011. Between 2007 and 2011, he served as
Seng Soukhathivong became ambassador of Laos to the United States on June 4, 2010. Ambassador Soukhathivong previously served various postings