Ms. Miley is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. She joined the U.S. Mission to Morocco as the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) in August, 2016, and became Chargé d’Affaires on January 20, 2017.
Over the past twenty-five years, Ms. Miley has covered a range of economic subjects, and has also spent almost a decade overseas and in Washington working on post-conflict stabilization efforts and civil-military and political-military affairs. Washington assignments include the National Security Council and the staff of Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Her overseas assignments have been in the Dominican Republic, Finland, the Sinai Desert, Kosovo, two tours in Iraq, and Belgium starting in 2010 where she served for three years at NATO as Foreign Policy Advisor to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR). Prior to her arrival in Rabat, she served for two years as Minister Counselor for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico.
Ms. Miley received her B.S. from the University of Notre Dame and continued graduate studies in biochemistry at Boston College. She received an M.S. in International Policy Studies/Political Economy from Stanford University, and is a Distinguished Graduate of the National War College with an M.S. in National Security Studies. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador and did research in the Central Neurochemistry Lab at the National Institutes of Health before joining the Foreign Service in 1990.
Chargé Miley speaks Spanish and French, but sadly has forgotten almost all her Finnish. She is married and has one child.