Jason R. Kight's term ended on November 29, 2021.
Jason Kight is the Acting Assistant Director for the Threat Investigations and Analysis Directorate (DS/TIA), and the Deputy Assistant Director for the Office of Intelligence and Threat Analysis (DS/TIA/ITA).
Mr. Kight began working with the Department of State in 1998. In 2017, he was promoted into the Senior Foreign Service. Prior to assuming the duties in DS/TIA and DS/TIA/ITA, Mr. Kight was the Executive Director for the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC). His most recent overseas assignment was as Regional Security Officer at Embassy Amman, Jordan during 2013-2016, with previous assignments in Karachi, Paramaribo, La Paz, Afghanistan, and Vienna.
Domestically, Mr. Kight has served in a number of positions including International Programs, Antiterrorism Assistance, Career Development, and the Secretary of State’s Protective Detail. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the Virginia Military Institute.