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Glossary of Terms Used for USAID's Automated Directives System (ADS) - Updated 07/15/2011 Partial Revision

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Head Of Overseas Establishment

A principal officer, as defined in Section 102 of the Foreign Service Act, for example, a USAID Mission Director or USAID Representative, a Peace Corps Director, or a ranking Department of Commerce Officer in-country (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 495).

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