Consul General Susan Abeyta
Arrived in Mexico to lead the U.S. Consulate General Guadalajara on September 5, 2012.
Immediately prior to arriving in Mexico, Susan was consular section chief at the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey. She served as Consul General in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 2005 - 2008. Other tours include Moscow, Mexico City and Bogota. In Washington, she served in the Bureau of Consular Affairs, the Bureau of International Organizations, and the Nuclear Risk Reduction Center.
Susan received her B.A. from St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, and her M.A. in Philosophy from the Ludwig-Maximillians University in Munich, Germany. She received advanced language training at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and the Pushkin Institute in Moscow.
She speaks Spanish, German, Russian and Turkish. Susan is married to Victor Abeyta, a retired Foreign Service officer. Their daughter, Danielle, is a first year student at a university in New York City.