The Man Stopping Vladimir Putin From Taking Over the Internet, an article from Politico Magazine by Nancy Scola, highlights the role of Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda (HECFAA member) in securing the global integrity and openness of the Internet.
NSC’s Western Hemisphere Director Ricardo Zuniga will be the next presenter at the HECFAA Speaker Series scheduled for June 4.
For Immediate Release
May 21, 2015
Director General Arnold A. Chacon
Confirmed for Lideres Luncheon
WASHINGTON, May. 21 -- The Congressional Hispanic Staff Association (CHSA) has confirmed Director General of the Foreign Service Arnold Chacon for its quarterly Lideres Luncheon scheduled for May 29th. CHSA will be partnering with the Hispanic Employment Council on Foreign Affairs for this event.
Every quarter, CHSA hosts the Lideres Luncheon Series on Capitol Hill. The Lideres Series is designed to offer members the unique opportunity to have a dialogue with policy and political leaders in the Latino community who demonstrate outstanding leadership and an unwavering commitment to public service.
Ambassador Arnold Chacon was sworn in on Monday, December 22nd as Director General of the Foreign Service and Director of Human Resources. A career member of the Foreign Service for 33 years, he was U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala from August 2011–March 2014. From 2008–2011, he served as Deputy Chief of Mission in Madrid, Spain and before that as Deputy Executive Secretary in the Secretary’s Executive Secretariat. He has also served at our missions in Honduras, Mexico, Chile, Italy, Peru, and Ecuador, as well as Washington, D.C. and USUN New York.
"We are honored to have Director General Chacon join us for a special Lideres event," said Veronica Duron, President of CHSA. "A global perspective is critical to the future of the United States and as Latinos on Capitol Hill we can greatly benefit from Director General Chacon's immense experience abroad. We thank him for this opportunity."
You can find updated information on this event on the CHSA website: www.chsadc.org. There you can also become a member of CHSA, if you are a congressional staffer, or a Friend of CHSA, if you are off the Hill, to receive CHSA's weekly newsletter and exclusive invitations.
Lideres Luncheon with Director General Arnold Chacon
Date: May 29th
Time: 12 pm - 1 pm
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If you have questions about this position, please feel free to contact HECFAA for more information.
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The following job vacancy is open to all U.S. Citizens:
Coordinator of the Western Hemisphere Area Studies
School of Professional and Area Studies at the Foreign Service Institute
U.S. Department of State
If interested, you can access a full copy of the vacancy announcement on the internet by clicking: