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1968: Janna Olson Gies served in Philippines in Bangued, Abra beginning in 1968
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Janna Olson Gies can be contacted at jco7eavirginiadedu
Country of Service: Philippines
Training Group: Hawaii 1968
Cities you served in: Bangued, Abra
Arrival Year: 1968
Departure Year: 1970
Work Description: Teacher training
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Lived and taught in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and now have been working
as managing editor of a journal at the University of Virginia for the past 24
years in Charlottesville VA
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I have benefitted from my Peace Corps experience by working as a librarian
in the Peace Corps, then getting a MLS afterwards, have started and run an
RPCV group here in Cville and even was hired in my present job because of
my Peace Corps experience
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Dianne Goebbel Lopes, Scott McCullough, Karl Bandemer, Fred and Heather
Originally posted: April 4, 2002
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