Manuel F. Acosta
Manuel F. Acosta is a retired diplomat with the United States Department of State. He served in such countries as Djibouti, Panama, Costa Rica, and Bolivia. The Marriott School at Brigham Young University awarded him the Administrator of the Year in 1994, which honors exemplary ethical and moral commitments as well as untiring public service. He holds a bachelor’s degree from BYU.
Acosta is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various capacities, including presiding over the Costa Rica San Jose mission. He and his wife, Lydia, are the parents of four children.