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1982: Jerome William Pier served in Central African Republic in Berberati beginning in 1982
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jerome William Pier can be contacted at jpierasimplotdcom
Country of Service: Central African Republic
Training Group: Les Torrens Fish Training in Pine Bluff, AR 1981
Cities you served in: Berberati
Arrival Year: 1982
Departure Year: 1984
Work Description: Warm Water Aquaculture Extension Agent
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work
Mali, arrived Nov 1981, departed July 1982, Warm Water Aquaculture
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Masters in Agronomy, Cornell Ag and Life Sci, 1988; Doctorate in Soil and
Water Sci, Univ Arizona Tucson, 1992; Post Doc Univ Nebraska Water
Quality Modelling; Employment with Netafim Irrigation as Agronomist
from 1992 -1995; Currently Employed with J.R. Simplot Company as
California Agronomist; Still Married with two girls
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Those were some of the happiest times of my life. I would love to take my
current level of agricultural knowledge back to Africa and see what I
could accomplish. Some day...
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Tom Fondell, Tom Goffinet; and any other CAR Fish Volunteers!
Originally posted: January 8, 2002
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