Starting as we speak, the Oklahoma Division of Commerce (Commerce) will home the Oklahoma Chief Worldwide Protocol Workplace. The workplace was moved from the Secretary of State’s workplace after the passage of HB1140 through the 2021 legislative session which went into impact on Nov. 1, 2021.
The Workplace of Worldwide Protocol is answerable for Oklahoma’s world affairs. Because the company charged with this workplace, Commerce will present country-specific briefings, and skilled protocol help, together with oversight and technical help to Oklahoma officers receiving overseas company or to officers travelling on behalf of Oklahoma outdoors the US. Commerce can even function the primary level of contact for diplomatic visits and occasions and for coordinating the sister state relationships.
“We welcome the addition of this workplace to Commerce,” stated Brent Kisling, Commerce Government Director. “Our group has many current relationships with consulates and dignitaries. By working the Chief Worldwide Protocol Workplace, we will now higher align enterprise efforts with diplomacy, strengthening Oklahoma’s place on the worldwide stage.”
Christy Busch will function Chief of Worldwide Protocol. Busch can also be a member of Commerce’s Enterprise Growth Crew, specializing in world recruiting and commerce. She has labored for Commerce for greater than eight years and has 20 years of expertise within the worldwide enterprise and relations fields.