May 20, 2003 - Orange County Register: Vasquez invited to state dinner honoring Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

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Vasquez invited to state dinner honoring Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo





Read and comment on this story from the Orange County Register that Peace Corps Director Gaddi Vasquez and his wife are on the guest list for the White House state dinner honoring Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. This the first state dinner Vasquez has attended. Read the story at:

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Vasquez invited to state dinner


WASHINGTON Peace Corps Director and former Orange County Supervisor Gaddi Vasquez and his wife, Elaine, received two of the 130 hottest invitations in town Monday. The couple were on the guest list for the White House state dinner honoring Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. This is the third state dinner for the Bush administration. The other two were for Mexican President Vicente Fox and Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski. This the first state dinner Vasquez has attended. The Philippines was among the early participants in the Peace Corps, receiving its first group of volunteers in 1961. An estimated 133 volunteers are serving in that country.



The Guest List



Read the full guest list for the White House state dinner honoring Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyoat:

White House Guest List

The Guest List

Tuesday, May 20, 2003; Page C02

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, president of the Philippines, and Jose Miguel T. Arroyo

Franklin M. Drilon, president of the senate, and Mila Drilon

Jose C. De Venecia Jr., speaker of the house of representatives, and Gina De Venecia

Alberto G. Romulo, executive secretary

Blas F. Ople, secretary of foreign affairs

Jose Isidro N. Camacho, secretary of finance

Angelo T. Reyes, secretary of national defense

Manuel A. Roxas III, secretary of trade and industry

Albert F. Del Rosario, ambassador of the Philippines to the United States, and Margaret Gretchen Del Rosario

Roberto R. Romulo, senior adviser on international competitiveness

Maximo V. Soliven, journalist

Spencer Abraham, U.S. secretary of energy, and Jane Abraham

John Ashcroft, U.S. attorney general, and Janet Ashcroft

Angela Perez Baraquio, Miss America 2001, and Tinifuloa R. Grey

Ernest Z. Bower, president, US-ASEAN Business Council, and Mrs. Sam Bower

Tom Brokaw, anchor and managing editor, "NBC Nightly News," and Meredith Brokaw

Karen Brooks, director for Asian affairs, National Security Council, and Scott Faber, Keen Inc.

Marvin P. Bush and Margaret Bush

Catalina Camia, Gannett News Service, and Cliff Roberts, HNTB Corp.

Andrew H. Card Jr., chief of staff to the president, and the Rev. Kathleene B. Card

Lupo Carlota, President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and Lilibeth Carlota

Elaine Chao, secretary of labor, and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)

Vice President Cheney and Lynne V. Cheney

Jeff Coleman, state senator of Pennsylvania, and Rebecca Coleman

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine)

Tom Daffron, executive vice president, Chesapeake Enterprises

Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.) and Sandy Cornyn

Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Meredith Daniels, daughter

John J. DeGioia, president, Georgetown University, and Therese DeGioia

Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) and Danielle DeLay Ferro, daughter

Paula J. Dobriansky, undersecretary of state for global affairs, and Bruce Friedman, special assistant to the U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States

George M. Drysdale, chairman and CEO, Marsman Drysdale Group, and Diane Drysdale

Donald B. Ensenat, U.S. chief of protocol

Michael Eskew, chairman and CEO, UPS, and Molly Eskew

Jose Esteves, mayor, Milpitas, Calif., and Susan Esteves

Sen. Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) and Karyn Frist

William P. Fuller, president, Asia Foundation, and Jennifer Beckett

Patrick Ganio, national president, American Coalition for Filipino Veterans, and Eric Lachica, executive director, American Coalition for Filipino Veterans

Paul Gigot, editorial page editor, the Wall Street Journal, and Rebecca Randall

Susan Graham, soprano (performing), and Betty Fort Graham and Janet G. Jaquess

Michael P. Guingona, council member of Daly City, Calif., and Teresa Guingona

Stephen Hadley, deputy national security adviser, and Ann Hadley

Fred Hiatt, editorial page editor, The Washington Post, and Margaret Shapiro, staff writer, The Washington Post

James A. Kelly, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, and Audrey Pool Kelly, artist

Colbert I. King, deputy editorial page editor, The Washington Post, and Gwen King

Robert P. Koch, Wine Institute, and Doro Bush Koch

Rep. James A. Leach (R-Iowa) and Elisabeth Leach

Sen. Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.) and Char Lugar

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop of Washington, and Bishop Kevin Farrell

Neal McCoy, singer, and Melinda McGaughey

James F. Moriarty, senior director for Asian affairs, National Security Council, and Lauren Moriarty

Gen. Richard B. Myers, chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Mary Jo Myers

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and John Jay O'Connor III

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Bob Filner (D-Calif.)

Colin L. Powell, secretary of state, and Alma Powell

Anthony J. Principi, secretary of veterans affairs

Francis J. Ricciardone Jr., ambassador to the Philippines, and Marie Dunn Ricciardone

Condoleezza Rice, assistant to the president for national security affairs, and Gene A. Washington, National Football League

Donald H. Rumsfeld, secretary of defense, and Joyce Rumsfeld

John Snow, secretary of the Treasury

Lt. Gen. Edward Soriano and Vivian Soriano

Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and Catherine Stevens

Gaddi H. Vasquez, director, Peace Corps, and Elaine Vasquez

Ann M. Veneman, secretary of agriculture

Brian Viloria, U.S. Olympic boxer, and Gary Gittelsohn, attorney

Ronald Walker, former managing director, Korn-Ferry International, and Anne Walker

Leslie H. Wexner, chairman and CEO, Limited Brands, and Abigail Wexner

Meg Whitman, president and CEO, eBay, and Griffith Harsh

George Will, syndicated columnist, The Washington Post Writers Group, and Mari Maseng Will

Gary L. Wilson, chairman, Northwest Airlines, and Barbera Thornhill

Brian Zeger, pianist (performing), and Benjamin C. Moore

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