September 1, 2002 - NPCA Advocacy Listserv: NPCA starts New Peace Listserv

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September 1, 2002 - NPCA Advocacy Listserv: NPCA starts New Peace Listserv NPCA starts New Peace Listserv

Read and comment on this email from the NPCA Advocacy Listserv on the creation of a new Peace Listserv and that the comprehensive Charter for the NPCA Peace Committee, chaired by Leo Cecchini, will be posted on the web soon at:


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NPCA is now implementing its new Peace Listserv. To subscribe to this List, receive the Peace e-newsletter and other peace notices, send a blank e-mail to, or sign up on the web at
join=NPCA-Peace-L, or contact Ed Crane at Also, the comprehensive Charter for the NPCA Peace Committee, chaired by Leo Cecchini, will be posted on the web soon.

Read this profile of Leo Cecchini, Chairman of the NPCA Peace Committee at:




Owner, Fratelli Cecchini, Ft Myers FL (business consulting)

Director, Gemmex Intertrade America Inc., Washington DC (wine importer)
Managing Director, Min Clothing, London, England (women's fashions)
Broker, Dean Witter, New York NY (financial services)
General Manager, South African Trade Centre, Orlando FL (business services)
Owner, NK International, Windhoek, Namibia and Johannesburg, S.Africa (venture capital)
Managing Director, Hill and Knowlton, Ankara, Turkey (public relations)


Deputy Principal Officer, American Consulate General, Monterrey, Mexico
Consul for Economic Affairs, American Consulate General, Johannesburg, S. Africa
Commercial Attache, American Embassy, Madrid, Spain
Economic Counselor, American Embassy, Helsinki, Finland
Commercial Attache, American Embassy, Ankara, Turkey
Asst. Commercial Attache, American Embassy, Madrid, Spain
Economic Officer, Dept. of State, Washington DC
Municipal Advisor, Saigon, Vietnam
Economic Officer, American Embassy, Panama, Panama


Peace Corps Volunteer, geography teacher and soccer coach, Asmara, Eritrea (then Ethiopia)
Board of Directors, National Peace Corps Association, Washington DC
Steering Committee, Ethiopia & Eritrea Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, New York


Who's Who in the World, 18th Edition, 2001
Knight Officer, Order of St. George, Spanish Priory, 1991
Outstanding American Award, American Club of Spain, 1984
Special Achievement Award, Union of Turkish Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Nagivation, 1980
Outstanding Young Men in America, 1970
Outstanding Service Award, City of Saigon, 1969


MENSA International
Global Business Access, Washington DC
Board of Directors, NK Holdings, Johannesburg, S.Africa
Board of Directors, Balkan Forum, Washington DC
Board of Directors, N'FTEN Inc., Asmara, Eritrea


BS Economics, Univ. of Maryland, College Park MD, 1962
MA (Honorary), Schiller International Univ., Madrid, Spain, 1985


Born, Washington DC, 1940
Married, Sandra Jean Cecchini, American diplomat
Children, daughters, Chiara and Sabrina


TRAVEL - Lived in 12 countries, visited 90 more in six of seven continents, from northern tip of Europe to southern tip of Africa and around the world. Swam in all the oceans and seas except Arctic and Antartic, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain (five times), claim motorcycle record time for Panama City to Mexico City, crossed Sahara, Atacama, Great American, Northern Mexican, Namibian, Kalahari, and Thar Deserts. Seen Machu Pichu, Tiotijuacan, Karnak, Abu Simbu, Victoria, Tissiset, and Iguazu Falls, Grand Canyon (both rims), Angkor Wat, Great Wall and Forbidden City (China), Taj Mahal (by moonlight), Anaradapura, and six of the seven ancient wonders of the world including climbed the Great Pyramid. Seen war firsthand in Vietnam, Mozambique, Eritrea/Ethiopia and Turkey.

SINGER - Sang in musicals on four continents. Last performances, off-off Broadway in New York City. Greatest role, Caiaphas, Jesus Christ Super

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