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December 18th, 2019

“US Foreign Policy Overview”

Annual Holiday Dinner Event


Ambassador Gaddi Vasquez

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The Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Reception: 5:45
Dinner/Event: 6:30

Members: $85
Non-Members: $95
Students: $70

The World Affairs Council of Orange County proudly presents Ambassador Gaddi Vasquez. Vasquez is the United States’ 8th Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, in Rome, Italy. Ambassador Vasquez’ public service extends through the city, county, state and federal levels of government. He began his 28-year career in public service as a police officer in Orange, California, has served as an appointee of three former California governors, and was appointed by former President George H. W. Bush to two federal commissions. From 2002 to 2006, he served as Director of the United States Peace Corps. In 2019, he retired as Vice President of Public Affairs for the Southern California Edison Company, one of the nation’s largest investor owned utilities.​ We look forward to an amazing event!