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President – Daniel Oswald

Daniel was recognized by the State Department as an Honorary Consul to Switzerland on December 24, 2008. He is a Utah attorney and active member of the Utah State Bar Association, practicing law since 1988 and is a businessman. He received his Juris Doctorate and MBA from Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah) in 1986 and did his undergraduate work at the University of Zurich in Switzerland.

He co-founded and served as CEO of MultiLing International (later renamed MultiLing Corporation), a language technology and services company, headquartered in Provo, Utah. Additionally he served as president and board member of the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies (FARMS) while simultaneously acting as first executive director of Brigham Young University’s Institute for the Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts (later renamed Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship).

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Vice President – David Utrilla

David Utrilla was recognized by the State Department as an Honorary Consul to Peru on September 18, 2009; officially appointed by the President of Peru, Alan Garcia and began officially serving in October after receiving is credentials for the US Department of State. He is a native of Lima, Peru and studied international business at the Instituto Nacional de Comercio Internacional and economics at the University of San Martin de Porres in Peru, immigrating to the US in 1994. He learned his English and furthered his Business Management and International Business studies at Weber State University. He is the owner and CEO of U.S. Translation Company.

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Secretary/Treasurer – James T. Burton

James T. Burton was appointed by Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, and recognized by the United States Department of State as the German Honorary Consul on January 29, 2015. Mr. Burton is a shareholder at Kirton McConkie where he practices in the firm’s intellectual property litigation group. Mr. Burton is a member of Rotary Club 24 in Salt Lake City. Mr. Burton and his wife, Ashley, have five boys. Mr. Burton holds a B.A. from Utah State University, a J.D. from Florida State University College of Law, and an LL.M. from The George Washington University Law School.