US Spain Council (2011) New York, Madrid, DC, Santiago de Compostela.
US Leader - International Delegate to Spain
Selected as one of top 10 leaders in the US. The US-Spain Council´s program takes emerging American leaders to Spain in order to familiarize them with the social, cultural, economic and political realities of contemporary Spain and in so doing foster relations between Spain and the United States. The Council is an organization sponsored by the US and Spanish governments.
OFSSA & Oregon Congress (2010) Portland, Shanghai, Beijing, Xiamen, Hong Kong (2010)
Oregon Congressional Trade Delegation to China Business Member
Participated as business leader in the 2010 legislative trade delegation.
- Negotiated Oregon exports such as: air rescue services and training for Shangai police, Oregon grass-seeds supply for Beijing, higher education exchanges, fine art exhibits, and others.
- Attended all local government protocol receptions.
- Represented Oregon at China´s International Fair for Investment and Trade.
- Led the Oregon Congressional Delegation to Nike´s Flagship Store in Beijing for the first in-country business overview presented by the director of government affairs to a US legislative team.