1966: Paul A. Savello served in Uruguay in Paysandu beginning in 1966

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By Admin1 (admin) (ppp-70-245-110-11.dsl.okcyok.swbell.net - on Friday, February 10, 2006 - 7:41 am: Edit Post

1966: Paul A. Savello served in Uruguay in Paysandu beginning in 1966

1966: Paul A. Savello served in Uruguay in Paysandu beginning in 1966

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Paul A. Savello can be contacted at psavelloahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Uruguay

Training Group: Community Development

Cities you served in: Paysandu

Arrival Year: 1966

Departure Year: 1968

Work Description:

Worked with community's neighborhood sports clubs to develop sports programs for youngsters 8 to 15 years old.

Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:

Micronesia, Secondary Education, 1970 to 1971. High school science teacher at Marianas High School on Saipan.

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:

Taught high school biology, chemistry, and physics for four years in the Colegio Internacional de Caracas. Obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in food science/technology in late 1970's to early 1980's. Worked five years as a research scientist with a large food company in Green Bay, Wisconsin from 1982 to 1987. Assistant/associate professor of food science at Utah State University from 1987 to 1999. Director of QMart Holding Company in South Africa from 1999 to 2000. Advisor to Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle and to Uruguayan Minister of Agriculture (Dr. Gonzalo Gonzalez) for food industry affairs from 2000 to 2004. Presently serving as Special Advisor to the Ministry of Science and Technology in Iraq.

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:

The Peace Corps was an excellent introduction to international work, foreign language learning, gaining cultural sensitivities - all of which have been essential elements of my work during the past three-plus decades.

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:

Any of the "old gang" of PC/Uruguay 1966 to 1968! Also, from PC/Micronesia (1970 to 1972): Michael Ferguson, Cliff/Diane York, Don/Becky Johnson.

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Enjoy your finely-honed cross/cultural and language skills - the world needs them, and you!

Originally posted: April 11, 2004

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By Peter Johnson (jeaustin-gw.customer.alter.net - on Wednesday, October 10, 2007 - 10:08 am: Edit Post

I am trying to contact Paul Savello about a project a USAID project we would like to propose him for if he is interested. I am the recruitment manager of JE Austin Associates, and can be reached best by email.

Peter Johnson

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