Consul General: José V. Borjón
Recognized: June 16, 2017
Member of the Mexican Foreign Service.
As of June 16, he is the Head Consul of Mexico in Salt Lake City, Utah and responsible for western Wyoming.
From August 2016 to June 2017, he was Deputy Director General of Ceremonial in the Protocol Direction General, where he contributed to the institutional events offered by the Presidency Republic to Foreign dignitaries during State, Government, Working and Multilateral meetings in Mexico, among other responsibilities.
From July 2014 to August 2016, he was Deputy Director General for the Southern Border in the Direction General of Latin America and the Caribbean, where he was responsible for the follow-up of the bilateral political and migratory agenda with Guatemala and Belize. Previously, (August 2013 to July 2014), he worked as an Advisor for the Undersecretary for Latin America and the Caribbean specializing in Central American issues.
He served in the Mexican Embassy in the United States (September 2008-August 2013) and was in charge of the Office of Hispanic Affairs, liaising with Latino national organizations and developing projects to support the integration of Mexican communities.
He has been Consul for Community Affairs in the General Consulate of Mexico in Houston (2004-2008), and attaché for Culture and Scientific Cooperation at the Embassy of Mexico in Korea (1999-2004).
He holds a degree in International Relations from UNAM; a Master's Degree in Diplomatic Studies from the Diplomatic Academy of Mexico and an M.A. in European Studies from the Ortega y Gasset Institute in Spain. He has attended various graduate courses in public administration, strategic scenarios; Border administration at COLEF; ITAM and UDLA-Puebla. His most recent publication is "Opportunities for Linking with Mexican Youth in the United States", in the Mexican Journal of Foreign Policy, May-August 2016, Matías Romero Institute-Ministry of Foreign Affairs.