Individual Country Contacts

Region Country Country Contact E-mail Phone Number
Asia China Leei Mao [email protected] (864) 250-8427
China Mei Li [email protected]
India Anand Manian (864) 329-1797
(864) 371-9458
Japan Yuji Kishimoto [email protected] (864) 506-0495
Korea Sara Sook Yoon [email protected] (864) 414-5838
Pakistan & Bangladesh Nasim Ahmad
Thailand Aimon Kopera [email protected] (864) 275-1148
Vietnam Phuong Vo [email protected] (864) 458-3760
Europe Belgium Stijn Van de Velde [email protected] (864) 525-5458
Denmark Greta Huygen [email protected] (864) 201-4249
Finland Marko Huttunen [email protected] (864) 787-0928
France Monique Glass [email protected]
Germany Klaus Westerwelle [email protected] (864) 908-0690
Great Britain Elaine Connington [email protected] (864) 469-7478
Italy Stefania Cammarata Bondurant [email protected] (864) 430-2208
Netherlands Margo Pons [email protected] (864) 494-7517
Norway Grethe Bunes [email protected] (864) 483-2333
Poland Lech Kuzmicki [email protected] (714) 529-5740
Turkey Tolga Ozarslan [email protected] (864) 353-5630
North, South & Central America, Caribbean Haiti Joshua Paul [email protected] (864) 420-7779
Bermuda Heather Smith [email protected]
Mexico Carmen Gallagher [email protected] (864) 248-0614
(864) 884-6398
Panama Nivia Toothman [email protected] (864) 242-6627
Puerto Rico Nancy Bocanegra [email protected] (864) 346-6574
Argentina Norman Baker [email protected] (864) 747-1715
Brazil Aline Henao [email protected] (864) 380-7953
Colombia Hugo Fehrenbach [email protected] (864) 505 4422
Peru Consuelo Sculthorpe [email protected] (864) 250-8284
Peru Liliana Kuzmicki [email protected] (714) 504-1042
Africa South Africa Mapitso Rivera [email protected] (864) 407-9058
Australia Australia Alix Sanchez [email protected] (262) 497-5692

International Organizations

International Associations & Organizations – Upstate, SC
Region Group Name Website Phone Number Contact Name
International Center for International Studies and Language Services, USC Upstate http://www.uscupstate.edu/academics/international_studies/ 864-503-5661 Deryle Hope (Director)
Clemson Area International Friendship http://caifclemson.org/ 864-882-8141 Kathy Mabry (President)
Clemson International Student Association https://clemson.collegiatelink.net/organizations 864-656-2561 Kathleen Costello (Director of Graduate Admissions)
Flamenco Arts www.flamenco-arts.org 864-320-8991 Jose De Guadelupe
Furman University International Students Association (FVISA)/ Office of Multicultural Affairs http://www.furman.edu/academics/study-away-and-international-education/InternationalEducation/Pages/Student-Organizations.aspx 864-294-3676 Chriss McCrary
Greenville International Folk Dance Club http://greenvilleinternationalfolkdance.weebly.com/ 864-458-8582 Beth or Christine
Greenville Islamic Center and Masjid http://greenvillencmasjid.org/ 864-498-4055
Greenville Sister Cities International http://greenvillesistercities.org/ 864-213-5382 Craig Lundgren (President)
Greenville Technical College International Education http://www.gvltec.edu/international-education/ 864-250-8856 Dr. Bonnie Smith (Director of Education)
Hindu Society of Greater Spartanburg www.hindutemplespartanburgsc.org 864-599-7048 Ashok Shah (President)
Ivannovation http://ivannovation.com/ 864-334-8206 Darren Jansen
Partners in Literacy Haiti-Cange Library www.haitiliteracy.org 864-414-0875 Dr. Sara C. Mansbach
Sikh Religious Society of South Carolina www.carolinasikhs.org 803-261-2619
Upstate International http://upstateinternational.org/ 864-631-2188 Tracie Frese (Executive Director)
Vedic Center of Greenville www.vediccenterofgreenville.org 864-967-2852 Geera Desai (President)
Africa African Heritage Institute www.africanheritageinstitute.org 864-268-8645 Betty Elrod Ownes
Asia Greenville Chinese Cultural Association http://www.greenvillechinese.org/ 864-306-0424 Suchuan White
Chinese Culture and Education Center (CCEC) http://www.ccecbridge.org/ 864-503-7404 Huaiying Kang
Upstate South Carolina Families with Children from China http://fccupstatesc.blogspot.com/ Vanessa Ollar
Chinese School of Greenville (GCCA) http://www.greenvillechineseschool.org/ Dr. Yan Zhao (Principal)
Hmong-American Association of South Carolina https://www.facebook.com/HAAofSC/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE&fref=nf 864-599-0457
India Association of Greenville (IAG) http://www.iagg.org/
Progressive Indian Women’s Club (PIWC) http://www.vediccenterofgreenville.org/pdfs/PIWCFlyer2009.pdf 864-292-0445 Alka Bhavsar
Japan America Association of South Carolina http://jaasc.org/ 864-288-5544
Japanese Saturday School http://jaasc.org/saturday_school 864-288-5544
The Korean Center of Greenville http://www.koreacenterofgreenvillesc.org/ 864-414-5838 Sara Yoon (Director)
Philippine American Association of the Carolinas (PAAC) http://paac-sc.com/sample-page/ Marissa Marquez
Vietnamese American Community of Greenville http://profileengine.com/groups/profile/427913319/vietnamese-american-community-of-greenville-vacg?offset=15 864-593-9602 Phoung Vo
Europe Daugthers of the British Empire http://www.dbesc.org/ 864-469-7478 Elaine Connington
St. Andrew’s Society of Upper South Carolina www.sasusc.com 864-430-7736 Don Koonce
Alliance Francaise https://www.facebook.com/Alliance-Fran%C3%A7aise-du-Piedmont-316809275009493/ 864-288-9040 Monique Glass
The French Underground www.meetup.com/thefrenchunderground/ Philippe
Ecole Francaise Bilingue/ The French Bilingual School of SC www.efbgreenville.org 864-268-5600 Nicolas Brindel
German American Chamber of Commerce www.gaccsouth.com 404-586-6800 David Lewis
German American Club of the Carolinas www.gaccarolinas.com 864-599-5660 Beate Pirchmoster
European American Chamber www.eacc-carolinas.com 864-239-3716
Die Detusche Schule Spartanburgh www.deutscheschulespartanburg.org 864-735-0611 Gislinde Schoenborn
St. George Greek Orthodox Church www.stgeorgegreenville.org 864-233-8531 George Marianos
Italian American Club www.iacgg.org 864-292-2537 Dick Travaglini
Polish American Association http://scpolishamericanclub.com/ Dorota Matys
Polish American Club http://scpolishamericanclub.com/ Anna Matusz
Russian Meetup Group https://www.meetup.com/Greenville-Russian-Language-Meetup/ 864-294-6051 Elena Tobias
Sveorna/Swedish Club 864-268-0069 Ms. Gunnel Storm
Latin and South America Hispanic American Women’s Association http://ahamsc.org/ 864-420-2787 Lucia Foster (Director, Public Relations Committee)
Hispanic Alliance http://hispanicalliancesc.com/ 864-250-8968 Adela Mendoza (Executive Director

South Carolina Honorary Consuls

Honorary Consuls for South Carolina
Country Pre-Fix First Name Middle Name Last Name Suffix Title Covered States
AUSTRIA Mr. Roland Zimmer Honorary Consul South Carolina, North Carolina
BARBADOS Mrs. Rhoda Maynard Green Honorary Consul South Carolina
BELGIUM Mr. Jean Louis Vanderstraeten Honorary Consul South Carolina
BRAZIL Mr. Luis Paulo Leite Honorary Consul South Carolina
BULGARIA Mr. Donald R. Tomlin Honorary Consul South Carolina
CYPRUS Mrs. Polyxeni “Poly” Potter Homorary Consul Southeast United States
CZECH REPUBLIC Mr. Petr Vasicko Honorary Consul North Carolina, South Carolina
DENMARK Mr. Bradish J. Waring Honorary Consul North Carolina, South Carolina
ESTONIA Mr. Harry A. Huge Honorary Consul South Carolina
FINLAND Mr. Todd Wiebusch Honorary Consul North Carolina, South Carolina
FRANCE Mr. Nicholas Brindel Honorary Consul South Carolina
FRANCE Mrs. Corinne Gayard Mills Honorary Consul South Carolina
GEORGIA Mr. David Keith Shimp Honorary Consul South Carolina
GERMANY Mr. Clemens Scmitz-Justen Honorary Consul South Carolina
GHANA Mr. Cherod Webber Honorary Consul City of Columbia
GUATEMALA Mr. Steven Kropp Honorary Consul North Carolina, South Carolina
GUATEMALA Mrs. Karen Kropp Honorary Vice Consul North Carolina, South Carolina
HUNGARY Mr. Christian Istvan Domeny Honorary Consul North Carolina, South Carolina
ICELAND Mr. Mark Charles Tanenbaum Honorary Consul South Carolina
ITALY Mr. Renato Vicario Consular Correspondent South Carolina
ITALY Mr. Sergio Fedelini Honorary Consul South Carolina
LATVIA Mr. Roberts Kukainis Honorary Consul South Carolina
LIECHTENSTEIN Dr. Bruce S. Allen Honorary Consul South and Southeastern US
LUXEMBOURG Mr. Georges Hoffman Honorary Consul Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina
MONACO Mr. Charles H. Battle Jr. Honorary Consul Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee
NETHERLANDS Mr. Ewoud N. Swaak Honorary Consul Georgia, South Carolina
NEW ZEALAND Mr. Ian Lathem Honorary Consul Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and South Carolina
NORWAY Mr. James Doar Lucas Jr. Honorary Consul South Carolina
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Mr. Peter David Korn Honorary Consul
ST. VINCENT/GRENADINES The Honorable Alban Niles Honorary Consul Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina
SWEDEN Mr. Magnus Natt och Dag Honorary Consul North Carolina, South Carolina
SWITZERLAND Mr. Hanspeter Bretscher Honorary Consul North Carolina, South Carolina
UGANDA Mr. Clance “Jack” Ellis Honorary Consul Georgia, South Carolina