Representative Senfronia Thompson with Ambassador Clyde Rivers
Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, and Representative Senfronia Thompson, of the Texas House of Representatives presented a gavel to the Honorable Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers, Ambassador at Large for the Republic of Burundi Africa. This event took place in Houston, Texas in November of 2014. The gavel from the Texas House of Representatives was presented in the company of prominent leaders in the State of Texas.
Ambassador Rivers said, “State of Texas I was humbled that this great state would think enough of the work I’ve done around the world for the Republic of Burundi Africa, to present this highly esteemed gavel from your House of Representatives. I extend a great big ‘thank you’ to you and your state.”