Previous assignments include Deputy Director of Caribbean Affairs from 2016-2018 and Deputy Political Counselor in Kabul, Afghanistan from 2015-2016. Margy also served in Mexico City and Madrid, and as a watch officer in the Executive Secretariat’s Operations Center, the State Department’s 24/7 briefing and crisis management center. Other Washington assignments include desk officer for Venezuela, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs.
Before joining the Foreign Service, Margy was a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and worked for Catholic Relief Services in The Gambia. Margy graduated from Harvard College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and American Literature and from Georgetown University with a Master of Science of Foreign Service. Margy speaks Spanish and French.