Lisa Kubiske

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Lisa Kubiske
Lisa Kubiske US State Dept photo.JPG
United States Ambassador to Honduras
Incumbent
Assumed office
July 26, 2011
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Hugo Llorens
Personal details
Born Lisa Jean Shapiro
(1954-03-21) March 21, 1954 (age 60)
Spouse(s) Dan Kubiske
Awards Valor Award
Superior Honor Award
Awards of the United States Department of State

Lisa Jean Kubiske (born March 21, 1954)[1] is an American diplomat, and the current (since July 2011) United States Ambassador to Honduras.[2]

Background[edit]

Kubiske graduated from Brandeis University with a BA in anthropology and psychology, and from Georgetown University with a Masters of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS). She spent a junior year abroad at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

She was the director of the Office of Regional Economic Policy and Summit Coordination, in the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. She also served as Deputy Chief of Mission of the United States Mission in Brazil.[3]

Family[edit]

She is married to Dan Kubiske; they have two sons, and she has one stepdaughter.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Public Records Index Vol 1 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), 2010.
  2. ^ "About the Ambassador | Embassy of the United States Tegucigalpa, Honduras". Honduras.usembassy.gov. April 18, 2011. Retrieved April 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ "The New US Ambassador to Honduras". Hondurasweekly.com. September 18, 2011. Retrieved April 2, 2012. 

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