Georgia State council
John C. Key, Executive Director
Pan American Council on Trade, LLC
Jerry Lane, President
Jann Moore, Government Affairs Manager
Sam Pardue, Dean
UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Sean Register, Founder & CEO
Tas Smith, National Affairs Specialist
Georgia Farm Bureau
Ron Stephens, Chairman
House Economic Development & Tourism Committee
Dennis Wynn, Director
Membership Development, Choice Hotels
Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Stephen Humphreys, President
Malory Atkinson, Head of Sales & Marketing
1Q- Know Now
Gary Black, Commissioner
Georgia Department of AgriculturE
William F. Bina III, MD, MPH, Dean
Mercer University School of Medicine
Mark Butler, Commissioner
Georgia Department of Labor
Justin Clay, Director of Government Relations
Terry Coleman, Former Speaker
Georgia House of Representatives
Billy Crider, Chairman
John Cushnie, SVP, Investor Engagement
Georgia Chamber of Commerce
Larry H. Hanson, City Manager
City of Valdosta
Georgia and Cuba in the news
Gainesville Times: Poultry Exports Shift to Mexico, Cuba
The countries the U.S. ships poultry to is an ever-shifting landscape, with politics often playing a key role.
Fox News Latino: Advocacy Group Engage Cuba Hopes to End Embargo, One State at a Time
If the U.S. embargo on Cuba is lifted in the near future, one of the reasons why is starting to take shape right now in places that at first blush seem unlikely stakeholders in what happens between the two nations — Ohio, Tennessee, Louisiana and Minnesota.
Atlanta Business Chronicle: Georgia could profit from improved U.S. relations with Cuba
The ongoing thaw in U.S. relations with Cuba offers an excellent opportunity for Georgia to grow its export business with the Communist island nation, state and local economic development and business leaders said Tuesday.
Cuba has developed a potential treatment for lung cancer, and a New York company is trying to bring it to the United States.
Georgia Public Broadcasting: Engage Cuba Coalition Launches Georgia Council
Engage Cuba, a national 501(c)(4) advocacy group focused on lifting the Cuban trade and travel embargo, established a state council in Georgia late last week.
Op-Ed: Atlanta Business Chronicle: Viewpoint: What U.S.-Cuba Relationship Means for Georgia
by James Williams and Chris Clark
Lifting the embargo on Cuba would provide tremendous opportunities for Georgia businesses and enable economic mobility for the Cuban people.
Southeast Farm Press: Cuba Advocacy Group, Georgia Ag Leaders Join to End U.S. Embargo
Engage Cuba, an advocacy group, and Georgia ag leaders are tired of losing trade and business opportunities to foreign competitors as Cuban markets open up and grow.
Atlanta Business Chronicle: Atlanta Forum Focusing on Cuba Business Opportunities
Atlanta executives interested in doing business with Cuba are getting how-to tips this week directly from Cuban government officials.
On Wednesday, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel of business and political leaders who pitched their predictions on the increasing relationship between Georgia and Cuba.
LaGrage Daily News: Musicologist to Explore Sounds of Cuba
Dr. Greene will discuss Cuban music March 28 during his lecture in the college’s 3D Journeys Cuba series.
In Cuba, less than about 5 percent of the population has open Internet access. That’s slowly changing as the government adds a few Wi-Fi hotspots and foreign companies work to update the digital infrastructure.