On August 29, 2016, Mary Ellen Countryman assumed the duties of U.S. Consul General in Naples. This is her third official assignment in Italy, a country that she loves, especially considering her passion for culinary traditions. Read her full biography.
Print and online editions of Naples dailies La Repubblica, Il Mattino, Corriere del Mezzogiorno and Sicilian online outlet Livesicilia picked up the consulate’s announcement on social media regarding CG Countryman’s arrival. The announcement prompted many welcome messages, and the CG’s arrival was widely shared on Facebook and Twitter.