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Legislation #: 140391 Introduction Date: 5/15/2014
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHARP, WAGNER, JAMES, JR., JOHNSON, CIRCO, DAVIS, FORD, MARCASON, CURLS, TAYLOR AND REED
Title: Welcoming Sigurd Pacher, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Austrian Embassy in Washington, DC, to Kansas City, Missouri.

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5/14/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/15/2014 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 140391

 

Welcoming Sigurd Pacher, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Austrian Embassy in Washington, DC, to Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, Sigurd Pacher is the Deputy Chief of Mission of the Austrian Embassy in Washington, DC since November 2011; and

 

WHEREAS, prior to Sigurd Pacher’s assignment in Washington, DC, he served as the head of the Unit for Recruiting and Training in the Austrian Foreign Ministry in Vienna and was in charge of the unit for Honorary Consulates and Diplomatic Passports in the Austrian Foreign Ministry; and

 

WHEREAS, in 2004-2007, Mr. Pacher served as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Austrian Embassy in Ottawa and was the Austrian Deputy Consul General in New York City from 2001-2004 before that he worked at both the Department for Migration and Humanitarian Assistance and the Department of Human Resources in the Austrian Foreign Ministry; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Pacher joined the Austrian Foreign Service in 1997; and

 

WHEREAS, from 1992-1997, Mr. Pacher was an assistant professor for Austrian Economic and Social History at the University of Graz (Austria) where he had worked as a research and teaching assistant from 1990-1992; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Pacher holds a Master’s degree in Business and a Ph.D. in Economic History; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor, Council and People to People International hereby welcome Sigurd Pacher, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Austrian Embassy to Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Sigurd Pacher with the best wishes of the Mayor and Council for his many years of service as a member of the diplomatic community.

 

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