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Donna Jean Hrinak

Donna Jean Hrinak, American lawyer, former ambassador. Named one of Americas Ten Outstanding Young Working Women, Glamour magazine, 1985. Member American Foreign Service Association, Executive Women in Government, Inter-American Dialogue Foreign Policy Association.

Background

  • Hrinak, Donna Jean was born on March 28, 1951 in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of John and Mary (Pukach) Hrinak.

  • Education

    • Student, George Washington University, 1971. Bachelor, Michigan State University, 1972. Student, University Notre Dame, 1973—1974.

    Career

    • Deputy principal officer American Embassy, Mexico City, 1974—1976, Warsaw, 1977-1979, narcotics affairs officer Bogota, Colombia, 1979-1981. Regional affairs officer for Central America United States Department State, Washington, 1982-1984. Deputy principal officer United States Consultate General, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1984-1987.

      Political counselor American Embassy, Caracas, Venezuela, 1987—1989, deputy chief of mission Teguciagalpa, Honduras, 1989-1991. Deputy assistant secretary for inter-American affairs United States Department State, Washington, 1991-1993. Coordinator for policy Miami Summit of Americas, 1994.

      Ambassador to Dominican Republic United States Department State, Santo Domingo, 1994—1998, ambassador to Bolivia La Paz, 1998—2000, ambassador to Venezuela Caracas, 2000—2002, ambassador to Brazil Brasilia, 2002—2004. Senior counselor, international trade & government affairs Steel Hector & Davis LLP, Miami, since 2004.

    Membership

    Member American Foreign Service Association, Executive Women in Government, Inter-American Dialogue Foreign Policy Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading mysteries, playing tennis, watching baseball.

    Connections

    • Married Gabino (Lou) Flores, July 15, 1977. 1 child, Wyatt A. Flores.
    • father: John Hrinak
    • mother: Mary (Pukach) Hrinak
    • spouse: Gabino
    • child: Wyatt A. Flores Hrinak
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    Born March 28, 1951
    (age 66)
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