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1989: Mark Boley served in Dominican Republic in Santiago beginning in 1989
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mark Boley can be contacted at MarkaAustinincdnet
Country of Service: Dominican Republic
Training Group: August 1989
Cities you served in: Santiago
Arrival Year: 1989
Departure Year: 1991
A/T Water, Small Business. Inherited Peace Corps Ceramic Stove project from Davis Jones in Fall of 89. Ran project exclusively for 2 years. This project was and still is a viable enterprise for PCV's in several countries. Its rewarding to know it has evolved into something enduring since its introduction into the D.R from Guatemala in 1987.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Uruguay S.A. 1991-92. Was one of the original 13 Volunteers to reopen the program after a 17 year absence. Worked in Small Business development, mainly Poulty Production.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I settled in the Carolinas after returning home. Worked in the furniture industry for 11 years. I am now the Latin American Sales rep for Austin International, (electrical distributor). I travel to the Carribean basin and Central and South America 10-12 times per year, including the D.R and Uruguay.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Loved it! Changed my life. Gave me the skills to land my dream job. The contacts I made then help my business now. Still very close to Terry, Jeff and Larson.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Chris Foucher! 89-91
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Lets do it again.
Originally posted: August 10, 2003
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