Kay Webb Mayfield is a public diplomacy officer and a member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor. She served most recently in Washington, D.C., as Deputy Director of Career Development and Assignments in the Bureau of Human Resources. Her overseas assignments include Pakistan, Guatemala, Taiwan, and Nigeria in public diplomacy positions. In Washington, she has served in the Executive Secretariat, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, and the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in addition to a previous tour as a Career Development Officer in HR/CDA. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, and a master’s degree in journalism from The University of Texas at Austin. She is married to Mark Mayfield, a consular officer and member of the Senior Foreign Service.