Terry Stevens, U.S. Peace Corps, Chisinau, Moldova

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Moldova RPCV Terry Stevens

Moldova RPCV Terry Stevens

Terry C Stevens

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Over five years experience providing on-site leadership to organizations in the former Soviet Union. Fluent in Russian and Romanian. Extensive public affairs work in third-sector activity and administrative management while collaborating with host country nationals. Resume


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Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Master of Science in Foreign Service Candidate, May 2002:

Concentration in Foreign Policy and International Security.

The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Bachelor of Arts in Teaching of English; minor Teaching of Russian, May 1994. GPA 4.4/5.0

George Huff Award for Excellence in Academics and Athletics: 1992, 1993, 1994

The University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Additional coursework in Economics June 1999.

U.S. Peace Corps, Chisinau, Moldova

Pre-Service Training, June-August 1994

Completed 450 hours of training in language, cross-cultural and technical areas.

East-West Exchange, St. Petersburg, Russia, June-August 1992

Strengthened skills in language and adaptation while living with a Russian host family.

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Harold W. Rosenthal International Relations Fellow - August 2001-May 2002

U.S. State Department (Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs), Washington, DC

* Provided general expertise in Ukraine/Belarus/Moldova regional issues while serving in a post equivalent to that of a mid-level career Foreign Service officer.

* Authored draft policy papers on possible post-election scenarios in Belarus and appropriate U.S. policy responses.

* Prepared the newly-nominated U.S. Ambassador to Moldova for "murder board" and Senate appointment hearings.

* Wrote numerous press announcements, released by the State Department and the White House, that were subsequently quoted in major U.S. and international newspapers.

Research Assistant - January-May 2001

Russian-American Nuclear Security Advisory Council (RANSAC), Washington, DC

* Provided research support to RANSAC reports and studies, conducting independent research on current weapons issues and the intelligence community.

* Attended and prepared summaries of Congressional hearings and other meetings.

* Prepared and distributed, several times a week, an extensive newsletter of "Nuclear News."

Country Director - March 1998-July 2000

American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, Chisinau, Moldova

* Developed contacts and fostered relationships with mid- and high-level Moldovan and U.S. governmental officials, providing continual program status information, suggesting changes, and promoting new programs.

* Supervised the administration of 5 Moldova-U.S. Department of State cultural exchange programs, including orientation and alumni programs for over 400 program participants, while managing an office of 15 full- and part-time staff.

* Managed all finances, budgeting expenses for each program and reporting monthly expenditures.

* Planned and oversaw large conferences and seminars on such diverse topics as environmental education, economics and the Internet, globalization, and career planning.

English Program Coordinator - September 1996-July 1997

Moldova Bible Academy, Chisinau, Moldova

* Oversaw the direction and growth of 2 separate simultaneous English programs and supervised another instructor accordingly.

* Guided everyday administrative affairs as the only full-time faculty member of an Academy of Russian and Moldovan students.

TEFL Volunteer - June 1994-August 1996

U.S. Peace Corps, Drochia, Moldova

* Founded an English-language debate program in 2 local high schools, then helped set up a 40-team nationwide network of debate teams and regional tournaments.

* Proposed, secured and managed budgetary funding for several city-wide clubs and competitions.

* Coordinated numerous other activities between Moldovan NGOs and local schools, including an inter-city drama troupe and environment-related school lessons.

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