|By Admin1 (admin) (ppp-70-243-121-112.dsl.okcyok.swbell.net - 126.96.36.199) on Friday, July 13, 2007 - 10:59 am: Edit Post|
1965: Joyce Emery Johnston served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Philippines in Zamboanga City, Mindano and Manila beginning in 1965
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Joyce Emery Johnston can be contacted at jejohnston11ashawdca
Country of Service: Philippines
Training Group: Group 15
Cities you served in: Zamboanga City, Mindano and Manila
Arrival Year: 1965
Departure Year: 1967
ESL - high school and junior college in the Mindanao School of Fisheries
In Manila - wrote ESL curriculum with other Filipino teachers
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
After the Peace Corps, I taught ESL in Massachusetts. I married a RPCV who served in the Peace Corps in the Philippines in 1967-1969. I followed him to Canada in 1971 for political reasons. In Canada, I followed a career of teaching, went to McGill in Montreal to get a Masters in Library Science. Then, continued my career in Librarianship in Calgary, Alberta. I retired in 2001. Over the years, I have continued travelling overseas.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Peace Corps changed my life - my perspective on the world, my idea of service, and my thoughts on American politics.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
From 1965-1967 - Group 15: James "Stu" Russell (Jolo), Donald Klug (, Richard Holmes (Zamboanga City) and Richard Cottrill (Zambpamga City)
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Be sure to come to the 50th Reunion in 2011 in Washington. I went to the 45th and it was awesome meeting RPCVs from the Philippines.
Originally posted: July 13, 2007
Peace Corps Philippines; Directory of Philippines RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Philippines RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1965
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|By Consolacion L Yniego (188.8.131.52) on Monday, December 17, 2012 - 7:44 am: Edit Post|
Hello Joyce Emery Johnston,
I'm Mrs. Consolacion L Yniego. I would like to know if you know miss Kathy cool/hot was the secretary at the office located at san jose, Zamboanbga city? Based here in zamboanga last 1963.