Vice-President for Government Relations
Instituto Mexicano del Queso, A.C.
- Currently overseeing the drafting of a Cheese Export Guidelines dossier.
- Coordinated and implemented an executive outreach agenda to the SAGARPA (Agriculture Ministry), Secretaria de Salud, and state agricultural agencies.
- Negotiated the inclusion of artisanal cheesemakers in the producers’ area of the MESAMERICA forum.
- Drafted position papers supporting artisan cheesemaker techniques including use of wood boards.
- Advised the governments of Chiapas and Tabasco in the process to gain a Collective Trademark for cheeses in the path to obtain a Denomination of Origin.