First Ambassador (New Virginia)
|Appointer||The President on the advice of the Prime Minister|
The First Ambassador is the member of the New Virginian Cabinet who leads the Foreign Office. The First Ambassador, therefore, is responsible for the foreign affairs of the Commonwealth, the appointment of ambassadors and the staffing of New Virginia's delegations to various international organisations. The First Ambassador, together with the President, has the authority to sign international treaties and agreements which then must be ratified by the House of Burgesses. The First Ambassador is also a statutory member of the National Security Council.
List of First Ambassadors
|Number||Picture||Name||Political party||Took office||Left office||Notes|
|1||Sir Edward Jacobs KNVI||Patriotic League||23 May 2020||5 September 2020||Appointed First Ambassador by Provisional Chairwoman Dame Brooklyn HewittDNVI upon the establishment of the Foreign Office and other ministries by the Ministries and National Security Council Resolution 2020. Continued to serve following the enactment of the Constitution.|
|2||Sir James Stewart KNVI||Free Democrats||5 September 2020||21 September 2021||Appointed First Ambassador by President Dame Brooklyn HewittDNVI on the advice of Prime Minister Dame Elizabeth Lewis DNVI.|