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1966: Gunther A. Haselbauer served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Venezuela in Maracaibo beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Gunther A. Haselbauer can be contacted at santafebaldyahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Venezuela
Training Group: PE V
Cities you served in: Maracaibo
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1968
Worked with Venezuelan counterparts at the Liceo Romulo Gallegos, setting up PE Classes, Intramural Sports Activities, and training teachers in related activities.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
PE V arrived in June 1966 and departed June 1968
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I married a Venezuelan in June 1968, and moved to the USA. Worked for a year in Migrant Reaseach, on to the U of NM, to direct community based programs, and retired after 20 years as a Senior United States Probation Officer. Served under three Governors on the New Mexico Parole Board.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I wish I could have stayed an additional year. Currently thinking of an additional two years of service.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone who served during 1966-1968 who were in PE V
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Give back to your country for having the opportunity to haved served in a foreign country.
Originally posted: 6/20/2011
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1966; Peace Corps Venezuela; Directory of Venezuela RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Venezuela RPCVs
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