Jane Chigiyal assumed the post of Deputy Secretary of the Federated States of Micronesia's Department of Foreign Affairs in December 2008. Jane built her career in the FSM's Foreign Service, having held almost all the Foreign Service positions in the Department. She currently has oversight over the daily operation of the FSM's Department of Foreign Affairs, its five overseas Embassies/Permanent Mission to the U.N. and two Consulate General offices. Jane assists the FSM Secretary of Foreign Affairs in providing advice to the FSM leadership on foreign relations and internal working relations among the five governments of the FSM. Jane has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from California State University and a Masters of Arts in International Relations and Trade from Monash University in Australia.