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1981: John Preissing served in Ecuador in El Rosal and Ambato beginning in 1981
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John Preissing can be contacted at preissagrantsburgtelcomdnet
Country of Service: Ecuador
Training Group: Summer 1981
Cities you served in: El Rosal and Ambato
Arrival Year: 1981
Departure Year: 1984
Work Description: Ag Extension
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I completed my Peace Corps tour and went to graduate school at the
University of Kentucky for Ag Economics. Then I worked overseas for
another 3 1/2 years with Catholic Relief Services in Peru and Costa
Rica. Following that I went to northern Wisconsin to work with thier
Extension Service in a small rural county. I now serve as the
Northern District Director for the University of Wisconsin's Extension
Service. My wife also served in the Peace Corps in Ecuador - in
Special Education. She taught Special Ed in Kentucky and in northern
Wisconsin. She is now teaching regular ed, first grade. We are raising
three kids, 14, 12, and 11. We have a loose mixing of exPCV's that
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
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Originally posted: October 6, 2001
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