Acting Consul General Elizabeth Power

Elizabeth C. Power has been Country Consular Coordinator for the U.S. Mission to Australia since August 2019. She is currently the Acting Consul General at the U. S. Consulate General in Sydney.

She has previously served as the Country Consular Coordinator for Mission South Africa, Consul General in Lima, Peru, and Deputy Chief of Mission in Maseru, Lesotho.

Throughout her other assignments, including additional positions in Washington, Mexico, Uruguay, and Nigeria, Elizabeth has developed broad expertise in developing policy and implementing programs related to international development and consular affairs, and in leading large and varied operations.

Having grown up in a military family that retired to a small farm, Elizabeth developed both the desire to travel and a love of the outdoors.

Elizabeth is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Georgetown University.

She and her husband have three children.