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Delegato per lo Stato di Washington

Bill USA

Curriculum Vitaee  Ambassador William H.  Weiss, MA, JD

POBOX 1104

Duvall, WA 98019 USA

Phone:  (425) 788-3120  Fax:  (425) 696-9374


Diplomatic Experience

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 AffairsUnited Nations Economic Commission for EuropeUnited Nations Educational, Social and Cultural OrganizationUnited Nations Office of Drugs & CrimeUnited Nations Environment Programparticipates 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

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.

Pre-sentencing Counselor

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.

Teaching Experience

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.

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