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60
DECEMBER 2012
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
AFSA NEWS
AFSA NEWS
60
DECEMBER 2012
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THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL
AFSA Welcomes New Staf
Member
  
AFSA is pleased to welcome Javier S. Cuebas as
our new director of advocacy. Prior to joining AFSA,
he was the managing director at Amelia Consult-
ing Group, where he worked on consumer afairs,
education, environment, fnancial literacy, health,
retirement and telecommunications campaigns.
Javier previously served as associate director
at the Puerto Rico Federal Afairs Administration;
as aide to Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Calif.,
and to former Congresswoman Barbara Kennelly,
D-Conn.; as an adviser to political campaigns; and
as director of development for American Women in
Radio and Television and the League of United Latin
American Citizens.
Javier attended the University of Puerto Rico,
Mayagüez, and the University of Denver’s Graduate
School of International Studies. He can be reached
at
cuebas@afsa.org or
(202) 944-5517.
Anonymous Donor Contributes to
the “U.S. Diplomats Slain in Libya”
Scholarship
    
An anonymous donor has made a key donation
toward establishing AFSA’s “U.S. Diplomats Slain in
Libya” scholarship.  This new award will be a need-
based fnancial aid scholarship honoring Ambas-
sador Chris Stevens, Sean Smith, Glen Doherty and
Tyrone Woods, who were killed by terrorists on Sept.
11, in Benghazi. AFSA members’ children engaged in
undergraduate college study are eligible. 
AFSA continues to accept tax-deductible dona-
tions to the “U.S. Diplomats Slain in Libya” scholar-
ship. Checks should be made payable to the “AFSA
Scholarship Fund” with “U.S. Diplomats Slain in
Libya” written in the memo feld. Please send your
contribution to AFSA, 2101 E Street NW, Washing-
ton, D.C., 20037. For more information or questions,
please contact AFSA Scholarship Director Lori Dec,
at (202) 944-5504 or
dec@afsa.org.
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