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aka BILL GUNASTI since Mayoral run in Palm Springs

Since 2015

  • CAGOP Delegate in Indian Wells-2019, in San Diego-2018

in Anaheim-2017, in Sacramento-2017

  • Pre-Committed Trump Delegate, representing CA 36th district, at Republican National Congress  in Cleveland-2016

  • CAGOP delegate in San Francisco-2016 when Daphne Barak was most instrumental as the other delegate!

  • Ran for Mayor in Palm Springs, California-2015

Until 2008


Press officer at the Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nations in NY Represented the Office of the Prime Minister of Turkey. Served eight prime ministers including: Suleyman Demirel, Erdal Inonu, Tansu Ciller, Mesut Yilmaz, Necmettin Erbakan, Bulent Ecevit, Abdullah Gul, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan from 1992 until 2008


Exported stainless steel alloys from US to China, Taiwan, HongKong in the late 1980s and early 1990s


Graduated from New York University with a Political Science degree, emphasizing Diplomacy & International Negotiations. Thesis was on International Regimes - Received MA in 1987

Graduated from University of Miami, majoring Politics and Public Affairs and minors in Philosophy, Spanish and Arts - Received BA in 1984


Fluent in English, French, Turkish. Enough Spanish, German, Italian. Arabic n Hebrew very very very questionable. And in that order!

Mitt Romney Daphne Barak Erbil Gunasti

In Boston, Massachusetts, filming for the "Kid from Detroit" documentary