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1963: Robert N. Mowbray served in Ecuador in Ibarra, Otavalo, Quito beginning in 1963
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Robert N. Mowbray can be contacted at rnmowbrayaworldnetdattdnet
Country of Service: Ecuador
Training Group: Heifer II - Montana State College
Cities you served in: Ibarra, Otavalo, Quito
Arrival Year: 1963
Departure Year: 1966
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Did dissertation research in the Oriente (the ecology of shifting agriculture - 1968-70), Married Sonia Baquerizo of Ibarra (6/69). Served on Peace Corps staff in Paraguay (1972-78). Held many positions with USAID in Costa Rica, Jamaica, Washington, and Ecuador (1978-93) finishing as Senior Forest Ecologist/Natural Resource Management Specialist. Retired from government 12/93 and have been working as a consultant since then with assignments in Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Lebanon, and Washington D.C.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
My Peace Corps experience was one of the three most important events in shaping my life - the other two were Dartmouth College and my Marine Corps service.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Any member of Heifer II - especially Pete Schay, George Smith, Armond Joyce, Dave Sliwa, Hugh Earnest, etc. Also Volunteers who served in Ibarra and Otavalo between 1962 and 1966 or Quito in 1965-66 and memmbers of Heifer III an IV.
Originally posted: July 30, 2003
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