US-PH Society’s Director Henry B. Howard Appointed Philippine Honorary Consul for Florida
WASHINGTON D.C. – On April 30, in recognition of Mr. Howard’s Commitment to promote goodwill between the two cities, Ambassador Cuisia conferred the US-Philippines Society founding Director Henry B. Howard the official position of Philippine Honorary Consul for Florida.
A longstanding supporter of the Philippines, Mr. Howard came to know the country and people first as an American Field Service (AFS) high school exchange student in Cagayan de Oro in 1974.
He was appointed by the Honorable Albert del Rosario, former Secretary of Foreign Affairs, as the Philippines’ honorary consul for the state of Florida in 2015. With extensive ties to the Philippines, Mr. Howard is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Education Finance Group, an Advisory Board Member of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S.-Philippines Society, among his other duties
Henry Howard Scholarship
“I cannot think of a more deserving goal than educating the youth of Mindanao and Sulu at the world class Xavier University who otherwise would not have an opportunity to achieve a quality education,” US-Philippines Society Director Howard writes to incoming scholars.
Honorary Consul Howard welcomes Philippine Basketball Players in Florida
Turnover Ceremony Of Main Building, San Jose Central Elementary School
TACLOBAN, PHILIPPINES – On August 19, on behalf of US-Philippines Society, Director Henry Howard and Principal Monina E. Garbino attended turnover ceremony of the restored main building of San Jose Central Elementary School. San Jose is the largest central school in Tacloban with 90 teaching staff. The school building was restored by the US-Philippines Society in partnership with the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation.