Member-elected (current term ends 2014) – West Region
Darryl retired from the Foreign Service in early 2005 and shortly thereafter began teaching part-time at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at his alma mater, the University of Washington in Seattle. Darryl had a long and distinguished career as a Foreign Service Officer, culminating in his service as U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand, 2001-2004. He also served as acting Chief of Mission (Charge D’Affairs) at the US Embassy in the Philippines for several weeks in 2005. His first Foreign Service assignment was to the U.S. Consulate General in Mumbai, India, followed by assignment to the Consulate General in Hong Kong (1969-73). His other overseas postings have included Moscow (1974-77), Beijing (1984-87) and Warsaw (1988-91). He served as the first U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Lithuania (1991-94), and later in Taipei as the Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (1996-99).
In Washington he held a variety of positions, including Yugoslav Desk Officer (1977-79), PRC Desk Officer (1979-81), Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Political Affairs (1982-84), Deputy Coordinator for Assistance to the countries of the former Soviet Union (1994-96), Deputy Director of the Bosnian Task Force (1996), Political Adviser to the Chief of Naval Operations (1999-2000) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, responsible for China and Mongolia.
He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand.
Darryl received his BA from the University of Washington and also attended the University of Puget Sound, the University of Minnesota and Princeton University.
He resides in Seattle, Washington.