Judy Genshaft

University of South Florida

“The Tampa Bay Trade & Protocol Council is an integral part of our region’s international trade strategy"

President Ronald L. Vaughn

The University of Tampa

"The Tampa Bay Trade & Protocol Council has a lead role in helping to rebuild these relationships for our community.”

Bob Rohrlack

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce commends the Mayor and County on their vision to strengthen Protocol with an international trade component.

Juan Sabines Guerrero

Graduated in Political Science and Public Administration from Iberoamericana University, he has a background in International Relations at the UNAM; Public Finance at the University of Berkeley, California, Communication Sciences at the CECC and the Christian Social Doctrine IMDOSOC.

Career
2015- Present Consul of Mexico in Orlando
2006-2012 - Governor of the State of Chiapas in Mexico
2005-2006 - Mayor of the City of Tuxtla Gutierrez, Capital of Chiapas.
2001-2004 - Local Deputy for Tuxtla Gutierrez
 
International Awards and Decorations
                         
The Order "José Cecilio del Valle", by the Government of the Republic of Honduras, in rank of Grand Cross Silver Plaque in recognition of his work in favor of human rights of Central American migrants.
 
"Orden del Quetzal" Degree Grand Cross by the Government of the Republic of Guatemala.
 
He received the Government of El Salvador's National Order Award "Jose Matias Delgado in the Grade of Grand Cross Silver Plaque", the highest distinction granted to foreign citizens in that country.
 
On February 10, 2011, Juan Sabines received the title "Noble Friend of El Salvador" from the Legislative Assembly of the Republic of Salvador, in recognition of his work to restore and protect the human rights of migrant Salvadorans transiting or residing in Chiapas, Mexico.
 
He received from the Ambassador of Denmark, the Order of Dannebrog, which the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark gave for his actions "vision and zeal for the civil servant, which was spared any pain to the State".
 
The United Nations System in Mexico on October 2010 presented the award "Most United Nations in Mexico," for the progress and efforts to fulfill the Millennium Development Goals that apply in Chiapas.
 
The American Chamber of Commerce Mexico gave him an appreciation for the Promotion of Development and Commercial Exchange.