Consul General Carlos González Gutiérrez was appointed by the President of Mexico, Felipe Calderon, and was ratified by the Senate, to act as Consul General of Mexico in Sacramento, California, with jurisdiction over 24 counties in Northeastern California.

Consul General Gonzalez has a B. A. degree in Foreign Relations by El Colegio de Mexico and a Masters degree in Foreign Relations as well, by the University of Southern California.

He has been a member of the Mexican Foreign Service since 1987 and has held the following posts in Mexico and abroad:

  • Consul for Community Affairs at the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles, Ca., (1989-1995)
  • Director of Community Affairs of the Program for the Mexican Communities Abroad at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico (1995-1999).
  • Counselor for Latin Affairs at the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, D. C. (1999-2003).
  • Executive Director of the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (2003-2009)

Consul General Gonzalez is the author of several publications about the relations between the government of Mexico and its community in the United States of America. He is married to Mrs. Alina Flores and has two daughters: Mariana and Camila.


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