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1970: Richard R. Earl served in Fiji in Tavua beginning in 1970
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Richard R. Earl can be contacted at rearlarwbeckdcom
Country of Service: Fiji
Training Group: Fiji 1V
Cities you served in: Tavua
Arrival Year: 1970
Departure Year: 1972
Work Description: Elemenatary Teacher
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work
Trained in Hilo, Hawaii for Fiji
October -December 1969
Taught two years in rural elementary school in Tavua (on Viti Levu). This
was a mixed school with both Indians and Fijian children
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Worked for Action for two years in the Los Angeles office
(1972-74)recruiting for Peace Corps and VISTA volunteers.
Worked for Coopers & Lybrand (international accounting firm)for 10 years
in Los Angeles, Honolulu and Seattle. I was Human Resources Manager in
all three locations.
Have worked for the past 20 years for R.W. Beck, Inc., an international
engineering/consulting firm based in Seattle, WA. I was Human Resources
Mgr. for 8 years and Director of Business services for the past 12 years.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I am still promoting the Peace Corps to those college graduates and older
Americans I meet. Sponsored a Peace Corps Day in my office last year to
celebrate the 40th anniversary. There were 4 RPCV's who displayed items
from the countries they served in in our office lobby.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Stay active and promote your experience!
Originally posted: January 30, 2002
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