Gallista L. Gingrich is the new United States Ambassador-Designate to the Holy See. She was confirmed in a vote on Monday by the United States Senate.
Her main responsibility as Ambassador will be to serve as the liason between the Holy See and the US Government.
A communiqué released by the US Embassy to the Holy See provides a brief biography:
Ambassador-Designate Gingrich is the former President and CEO of Gingrich Productions, a multimedia production and consulting company in Arlington, Virginia. She is the author of the “Ellis the Elephant” children’s American history series and co-author of “Rediscovering God in America.” Ms. Gingrich is also the producer of several historical documentary films. She has sung for two decades with the Choir of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Previously, Ms. Gingrich served as a congressional aide in the U.S. House of Representatives and as the President of The Gingrich Foundation, which supports charitable causes.