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  • Curtis S. Chin

    Asian Development Bank (2007 - 2010)
    Ambassador Chin has been named a 2018-2019 Donaldson Fellow by the Yale School of Management for embodying the school's mission to educate leaders for business and society in their personal and professional accomplishments.
  • G. Philip Hughes

    Barbados and Eastern Caribbean (1990 - 1993)
    CAA Senior Vice President Ambassador G. Philip Hughes received the 'Puentes de America' award from the Centro de Estudios Americanos (Center for American Studies) of Argentina at their September 18 annual dinner in Buenos Aires. Ambassador Hughes was recognized for his roughly 15 years of help to the Centro with its publications and delegation visits to Washington. In contrast to the United States' 120+ university or academic centers focused on the study of Latin America, the Centro de Estudios Americanos is unique in Latin America in that it offers concentrated focus on the study of the United States.
  • Jim Nicholson

    Holy See (2001 - 2005)
    In recognition of Secretary Jim Nicholson's sustained support of United States veterans and military families, he was honored with the 2018 President's Award for Lifetime Achievement by Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
  • Tom C. Korologos

    Belgium (2004 - 2007)
    For his extraordinary public service and bringing exceptional recognition to the state of Utah, Ambassador Tom Korologos has been awarded the Leavitt Center's Distinguished Public Service Award.
  • Richard N. Holwill

    Ecuador (1988 - 1989)
    Ambassador Holwill spoke at the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs Conference on National Security and Climate Change. He focused on climate issues driving migration from Central America and Sub-Saharan Africa noting that rising temperatures are responsible for the loss of coffee crops in Central America, which is compounding the economic dislocation caused by a multi-year drought. Also on this panel were Arlen Jameson Lt. Gen. USAF Retired, John Castellaw Lt. Gen. USMC Retired and Irv Halter Maj, Gen. USAF Retired.
  • Jim Rosapepe

    Romania (1998 - 2001)
    Congratulations to Ambassador Rosapepe on his fourth-term re-election as Maryland's District 21 State Senator!
  • Eleni T. Kounalakis

    Hungary (2010 - 2013)
    Congratulations to Ambassador Kounalakis for her election as California's new Lieutenant Governor!
  • Aldona Z. Wos M.D.

    Estonia (2004 - 2006)
    Ambassador Wos and her husband Louis DeJoy have endowed the Elon University Odyssey Program with full scholarships for four students per year. The endowment will grow in the coming years to provide 12 full scholarships per year.
  • Gaddi H. Vasquez

    United Nations (UN) (2006 - 2009)
    Ambassador Gaddi Vasquez was awarded The Latino Coalition Leadership Award (Private Sector) at the Hispanic Heritage Month Power Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Washington, DC. The Latino Coalition Awards recognize national and international pioneers who have created businesses that help shape the economy.
  • Ronald Weiser

    Slovakia (2001 - 2005)
    Ambassador Ronald Weiser and his wife, Eileen, have donated $10 million to the University of Michigan for the creation of the Weiser Diplomacy Center, a new center focused on training international diplomats.