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1990: Brian & Gayle Cummins served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Dominican Republic (DR) in San Jose de Ocoa beginning in 1990
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Brian & Gayle Cummins can be contacted at plowharpaearthlinkdnet
Country of Service: Dominican Republic (DR)
Training Group: 1990
Cities you served in: San Jose de Ocoa
Arrival Year: 1990
Departure Year: 1993
Gayle worked at the Centro de Padre Arturo - an arts and crafts school and Brian worked for the ADESJO, a large NGO.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Brian went on to work as a technical trainer for the Micro/Small Business Program in the DR as well as in Lativia in 1993 and then served as an Associate Director, Administration in Vladivostok Russia and lastly in Chisinua Moldova from 1994 though 1999
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
We have two beautiful daughters, Addy who was born in 1995 and Tatum born in 1998. Gayle is a stay-at-home Mom who leads the renovation of a centruy home in Cleveland. Brian did a stint as a Director of a local development corporation in Cleveland before being elected as a City Council Representative for Ward 15 in Cleveland (the neighborhood Gayle grew up in located by the Cleveland Zoo.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Thry were fantastic! Difficult bu very worth while and memorable.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
We would enjoy hearing from anyone that shared some of our Peace Corps experiences.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Do not underestimate what your Peace Corps experience actually prepares you for.
Originally posted: April 4, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1990; Peace Corps Dominican Republic; Directory of Dominican Republic RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Dominican Republic RPCVs
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