Foreign Service Promotion Board Problems
Foreign Service Promotion Board Problems

Politico has reported that the State Department Inspector General has criticized the way that the State Department selects private individuals to serve as public members of promotion boards.  It says these people are often connected to State Department employees and may be unqualified.  Defenders of the process say that serving on the boards is onerous and unglamorous; however, State says it will act on the Inspector General’s recommendations.