Curriculum Vitaee Ambassador William H. Weiss, MA, JD
Duvall, WA 98019 USA
Phone: (425) 788-3120 Fax: (425) 696-9374
Represents interests of Government and Nationals by
Conducting relations with foreign nations and international
Organizations; protecting and advancing political, economic, and
Commercial interests overseas; and rendering personal services to
Citizens abroad and to nationals traveling to the United
States: Manages and administers diplomatic or consular post
Abroad. Conveys views of to host government.
Reports political and other developments in host country to superior
or Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Analyzes basic economic data, trends, and
Developments in host country or region. Advances trade by alerting
Business personnel to potential foreign trade and investment
Opportunities. Provides medical, legal, familial, and traveling advice
and assistance to citizens.
Participation with International Agencies ;
United Nations Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (as Associate Member), United Nations Global Compact, United Nations Department of Economic & Social Affairs, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization, United Nations Office of Drugs & Crime, United Nations Environment Program, participates with UNGLS, UNCERF, UNISDR, UNOHA, European Community, World Trade Organization, Coalition For The International Court of Criminal Justice, International Coalition Responsibility To Protect , Attended World Trade Organization meetings in Geneva, SW. twice.
Honorary Consul for the Republic of Malta -Serving the State of Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska. Business, trade, economic, and public affairs issues. . 2001
Frm Chancellor, Diplomatic Society of St. Gabriel , Global Diplomatic, Consular, International Professionals INGO.
Frm. Ambassador of the S. M. O. of Malta to the Republic of the Marshall Islands 2003 to 2006 http://www.orderofmalta.org
Assisted Permanent Observer Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations with Ambassador Count Jose Linati-Bosch in establishing diplomatic contacts with Pacific Island Nations Marshall Islands, Kiribati and Micronesia. Coordinate Medical and Humanitarian aid for the Pacific region. Establish diplomatic relations with nations whom did not have existing diplomatic relation with SMOM, making the SMOM truly a global group.
Program of the Sovereign Order of Malta. Advocated and coordinated over US$ 1 million medical aid from US charities to pacific island nations.
Aid Liaison – Department of Health, Education and Social Affairs of the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia. Liaison to U.S and international agencies providing medical aid to the Federated States of Micronesia. 1999 to 2003
Masters of Art in Psychology
Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont,
Trained in negotiations, mediation, and conflict resolution strategy, skills
Essential in diplomatic service.
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services
Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
College of Ethnic Studies Department of Education; Included Economic, Sociological, Geographic and demographic factors, Inter-ethnic issues.
Juris Doctorate; International Law
Member International Bar Association, London , UK
Professional Experience Present – Professional Expert Witness Vocational Management Resources, Owner and Sole Proprietor, Expert Witness – Vocational Rehabilitation
Since 1985 have appeared as an Expert Witness in over 10,000 Social Security Hearing and Appeals as well as various other Worker’s Compensation and Tort Law Trails.
Private vocational rehabilitation counselor (V.R.C) certified by Washington State.
Expert Witness – provide expert testimony in state and federal courts.
Disability Management Services Provided by Vocational Management Resources
Initial assessment and evaluation, vocational research and exploration, transferable skills and job analysis, rehabilitation and retraining planning, return to work preparation and placement
Agencies Served by Vocational Management Resources:
United States Department of Labor, United Sates Department of Education, United Nations, State of Washington Department of Labor and Industries, States of Oregon, Colorado, Ohio, and Louisiana Departments of Labor, Social Security Administration – Office of Hearings and Appeals, State of Alaska Department of Labor, States of Minnesota, Hawaii, and California, British Columbia, Canada – Personal Injury Rehabilitation Services
International Rehabilitation Associates
Senior Vocational Counselor/Placement Coordinator
Provided vocational rehabilitation services as a senior V.R.C. and coordinated job placement services in the western region of Washington State. Developed the job seeking skills handbook subsequently used by I.R.A. nationwide.
Senior Disability Representative
Allsup LLC, Belleville, Ill.
Provided Disability Advocacy services before Administrative Law Judges in the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review of the Social Security Administration.
Seattle Public Defender’s Office
Provided Presentencing services to Major Crime Felons.
Juris Doctorate in Diplomacy and International Law
Trained in all areas of law with a focus on diplomatic and international law.
Admitted 2007 International Bar Association, London, UK
Admitted 2006 Malta Mediation Board, Valetta, Malta
Attended Northwestern California School of Law, Sacramento, California
Representation Services (allowed to provide services)
US Federal Court Immigration Hearings & Appeals
US Social Security Administration, Office of Disability Adjudication and Review of
US Office of Hearings & Appeals Railroad Retirement Board Etc.
Western Washington University, Adjunct Faculty, Human Services & Rehabilitation Bellingham, Washington
Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington
Past Adjunct Faculty – Division of Continuing Studies
Lake Washington Vocational College, Kirkland, Washington
Past Instructor – Vocational Education Certificate
U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC
Served over a dozen times as a grant reviewer for applications
From U.S. Universities and Colleges
Awards & Personal Accomplishments
Traveled in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Pacific and Africa.
Memberships (past and present)
World Affairs Council
Political Science Association
United Nations Association
Consular Association of Washington
Consular Corps College, USA
World Consular Association, Brussels, Belgium
Language skills English, some Spanish, German.