New Public Affairs Officer

Tijuana, B. C., October 1, 2015. – The American Consulate General in Tijuana is pleased to announce the arrival of Preeti Shah as the new Public Affairs Officer in Tijuana. Ms. Shah will be serving in Tijuana for the next three years.

As Public Affairs Officer, Ms. Shah is responsible for all media, cultural and academic issues pertaining to the states of Baja, Baja Sur and Sonora.

A career diplomat, Preeti Shah has served as Press Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua, and as INL Counter Narcotics Officer at U.S. Embassy Afghanistan, and as Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey.  More recently, she has served as the Public Affairs Officer in the Haiti Special Coordinator’s office in Washington D.C., and also as a Foreign Policy Advisor in the office of Senator Dick Durbin. She has also served on the Foreign Service Board of Examiners.

Originally from Michigan, Ms. Shah holds a dual Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Economics from Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California. She is accompanied in Tijuana by her husband and her young son.

Preeti relieves Amy Grier as Public Affairs Officer in Tijuana.

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