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By Admin1 (Admin) on Wednesday, May 23, 2001 - 10:57 am: Edit Post

Rich Braun who served in Fiji
from
69 to 72 and worked in Agriculture
can be e-mailed at evansdbraunabtinternetdcom



James T. Wright who served in Fiji
from
70 to 72 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at jimdwrightapoboxdcom



Bill Thomas who served in Fiji
from
70 to 72 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at wdtaturingdccidcom



Mike Mang who served in Fiji
from
70 to 73 and worked in Forestry
can be e-mailed at mangmadnrdstatedmidus



Rob Geiszler who served in Fiji
from
72 to 74 and worked in Education - Fiji XIV
can be e-mailed at geiszlrasnoopydtblcdlibdfldus



Mike Hood who served in Fiji
from
72 to 74 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at Mike_Hoodacpccdccdncdus



Mary Ellen Ackermann who served in Fiji
from
72 to 75 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at meackermamaildcatodcom



Russ Hereford who served in Fiji
from
73 to 73 and worked in Agriculture, dairy development
can be e-mailed at Russwhaaoldcom



Marsha Martin Privee West who served in Fiji
from
73 to 74 and worked in Community Development
can be e-mailed at Gwestaaoldcom



Andrew A. Voza who served in Fiji
from
73 to 75 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at vozaaconcentricdnet



John W. Airhart who served in Fiji
from
73 to 76 and worked in Rural Development
can be e-mailed at airhartanicomdcom



Larry Wiggins who served in Fiji
from
74 to 76 and worked in Rural Development
can be e-mailed at hhkm98aaprodigydcom



Jon Anderson who served in Fiji
from
74 to 76 and worked in Government Statistics
can be e-mailed at janders2apscdgov



Fritz Switzer who served in Fiji
from
75 to 75 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at fswitzaswbelldnet



Peter Orbeton who served in Fiji
from
75 to 77 and worked in Education/USP
can be e-mailed at porbetonahighway1dcom



Terry Moy who served in Fiji
from
75 to 77 and worked in rural development
can be e-mailed at tmoyach2mdcom



David M. Anderson who served in Fiji
from
76 to 77 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at dmandersaigcdnet



Richard G. Huntley who served in Fiji
from
76 to 77 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at rhuntleyamemdpodcom

By Admin1 (Admin) on Wednesday, May 23, 2001 - 10:58 am: Edit Post

Steven L. Richardson who served in Fiji
from
76 to 78 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at stretchactsdcom



Jim Hoff who served in Fiji
from
76 to 79 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at hoffjatowersdcom



Pat Lorentz Kirikiti who served in Fiji
from
76 to 79 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at pkirikitiahotmaildcom



Robert E. Reid who served in Fiji
from
76 to 79 and worked in Rural Development
can be e-mailed at RobertReidaglobaldt-birddedu



John A. Thayer Jr. who served in Fiji
from
77 to 78 and worked in Regional planner
can be e-mailed at John_Thayeramaildenrdstatedncdus



Alice Alexander who served in Fiji
from
77 to 79 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at femosheraerolsdcom



John Bigay who served in Fiji
from
77 to 80 and worked in Education (University of the South Pacific)
can be e-mailed at jbigayaefdpacdnavfacdnavydmil



bill collier who served in Fiji
from
77 to 80 and worked in education
can be e-mailed at wcollierasnetdnet



Beverly Angell Oliver who served in Fiji
from
78 to 81 and worked in Forestry Education
can be e-mailed at BevOliverarocketmaildcom



Beverly Jo Angell Oliver who served in Fiji
from
78 to 81 and worked in Forestry Education
can be e-mailed at joliveraelndcom



Jeff Olson who served in Fiji
from
79 to 80 and worked in Construction
can be e-mailed at cruisermnaaoldcom



Elaine Winters who served in Fiji
from
79 to 80 and worked in Cooperatives
can be e-mailed at ewintersanetcomdcom



Bobbie & Jerry Kenney who served in Fiji
from
80 to 82 and worked in goat farmers group 47
can be e-mailed at gkenneyasnowcrestdnet



Jerry & Bobbie Kenney who served in Fiji
from
80 to 82 and worked in farming FMCA
can be e-mailed at gkenneyasnowcrestdnet



Jody Kempf who served in Fiji
from
80 to 82 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at j-kempatcdumndedu


Ann J. Ward who served in Fiji
from
82 to 84 and worked in Community Dev
can be e-mailed at ajw109apsudedu



Jim & Eileen Harris who served in Fiji
from
82 to 84 and worked in Fisheries
can be e-mailed at gkenneyasnowcrestdnet



Rick Magee who served in Fiji
from
82 to 84 and worked in Rural Community Development
can be e-mailed at RickdMageeanae01dusacedarmydmil

By Admin1 (Admin) on Wednesday, May 23, 2001 - 10:58 am: Edit Post

Stephanie Morath who served in Fiji
from
82 to 84 and worked in Secondary Education
can be e-mailed at sdelongamindspringdcom



Sharon Eghigian who served in Fiji
from
82 to 84 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at wmcgowanaborgdcom



Debbie Rueweler who served in Fiji
from
82 to 85 and worked in Agriculture - FMCA
can be e-mailed at DLR2aaoldcom



Bruce Herbert who served in Fiji
from
82 to 85 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at herbertageopsundtamudedu



Bill L. Hecht who served in Fiji
from
84 to 86 and worked in Library Development
can be e-mailed at carlsonaupsteldnet



Judith Hecht who served in Fiji
from
84 to 86 and worked in Health
can be e-mailed at carlsonaupsteldnet



Janet Johnson who served in Fiji
from
84 to 86 and worked in Staff - Administration
can be e-mailed at johnsonjmacodmontereydcadus



Rita (Bellendir) Gibson who served in Fiji
from
84 to 86 and worked in Rural Community Development
can be e-mailed at rgibsonaaudaxincdcom



Rita Gibson (Bellendir) who served in Fiji
from
84 to 86 and worked in Rural Community Development Fiji 55
can be e-mailed at rgibsonaaudaxincdcom



Anne Baker who served in Fiji
from
84 to 87 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at aebakeraaoldcom



Anne Baker who served in Fiji
from
84 to 87 and worked in Secondary School Physics and Mathematics Education
can be e-mailed at annearpcvdorg



Elizabeth Nilles who served in Fiji
from
85 to 86 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at elizabethdschultzeasdrcdcom



John Caldeira who served in Fiji
from
85 to 87 and worked in Beekeeping
can be e-mailed at jcaldeiraaearthlinkdnet



Alan Gay who served in Fiji
from
85 to 87 and worked in Health
can be e-mailed at jjlaiordcom



Paul Stanley who served in Fiji
from
85 to 89 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at stanleyacallutherandedu

By Admin1 (Admin) on Wednesday, May 23, 2001 - 10:58 am: Edit Post

Susan Pettit who served in Fiji
from
86 to 88 and worked in Health Education/Communications
can be e-mailed at spettitagsudedu



Steve Shepard who served in Fiji
from
86 to 89 and worked in Health
can be e-mailed at hydroxawolfenetdcom



Maris Blinn Rombout who served in Fiji
from
86 to 89 and worked in Health
can be e-mailed at marisromaearthlinkdnet



Maris Blinn who served in Fiji
from
86 to 89 and worked in Health
can be e-mailed at mebliasumdnet



Francis Mancton who served in Fiji
from
88 to 90 and worked in SED (improving com
can be e-mailed at fmancareidharvarddedu



Tricia Long who served in Fiji
from
88 to 90 and worked in Community Development
can be e-mailed at tlong1996aaoldcom



Ian Scheerer who served in Fiji
from
89 to 91 and worked in Freshwater Aquaculture
can be e-mailed at IandVdScheereraNorwestdcom



Mary Eliot who served in Fiji
from
89 to 91 and worked in Fisheries
can be e-mailed at meliotaerolsdcom



Nancy Smith who served in Fiji
from
89 to 91 and worked in Business
can be e-mailed at nsmithapeacecorpsdgov



Mark Lewis who served in Fiji
from
89 to 92 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at lewis_mwahotmaildcom



John Marion who served in Fiji
from
90 to 92 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at jmarionaumichdedu



John Marion who served in Fiji
from
90 to 92 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at mugsliaerolsdcom



Murty Polavarapu who served in Fiji
from
90 to 92 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at murtydpolavarapualmcodcom



Sally Lein who served in Fiji
from
90 to 92 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at sleinavailresortsdcom



Alan Ramsey who served in Fiji
from
91 to 92 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at davramalavadnet



Daniel Moul who served in Fiji
from
91 to 93 and worked in Computer Advisor and Trainer
can be e-mailed at 102740d167acompuservedcom



David Yoon who served in Fiji
from
91 to 93 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at daviddyoonayalededu

By Admin1 (Admin) on Wednesday, May 23, 2001 - 10:58 am: Edit Post

Daniel Lintz who served in Fiji
from
91 to 93 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at lintzaccomdsonydcodjp



Daniel Lintz who served in Fiji
from
91 to 93 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at lintzapcsoftdsonydcodjp



Nick Bartoli who served in Fiji
from
91 to 93 and worked in Computers
can be e-mailed at nikoaminbardcom



Mike Scott who served in Fiji
from
91 to 93 and worked in Computer Adviser/Trainer
can be e-mailed at rawlynabrainiacdcom



Steven Soltesz who served in Fiji
from
91 to 93 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at StSoltaaoldcom



Divya Sharma who served in Fiji
from
92 to 94 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at dsharmaamedusadunmdedu



Mike Swanson who served in Fiji
from
92 to 94 and worked in Computers
can be e-mailed at mikeapmcdphilipsdcom



Michael Thomas who served in Fiji
from
92 to 94 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at mjthomasaunmdedu



Heidi Howard (Houser) who served in Fiji
from
93 to 94 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at 103517d1566acompuservedcom



Nathan Kennedy who served in Fiji
from
93 to 94 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at kennedyd26aosudedu



Robert Rossi who served in Fiji
from
93 to 94 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at rossiaccodcaltechdedu



Barbara D. Reed who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Small Business Advisor
can be e-mailed at 4x4barbawavedsheridandwydus



Jane Acton who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at actonanijidordjp



Angelo Ventrillo who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at aventrilairccdccdfldus



Gretchen Skea who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at gskeaahopperdunhdedu



Laura Marie Smith who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at lmasmithabgsmdedu



Michael Conroy who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at mconroyacbizdcom



Michael F. C. Conroy who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at mconroyamaildsmudedu

By Admin1 (Admin) on Wednesday, May 23, 2001 - 10:59 am: Edit Post

N. Blake Mills who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Management Planner & Advisor
can be e-mailed at mmmblakeaaoldcom



Paul R. Baker who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at prbakerabgsmdedu



Reggie Spaulding who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Rural Aquaculture
can be e-mailed at rsspauldingaucdavisdedu



Scott Spaulding who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in Rural Aquaculture
can be e-mailed at scott_spauldingafwsdgov


steve yeager who served in Fiji
from
93 to 95 and worked in education
can be e-mailed at yeagerabarusdphysicsdbrowndedu



Andrew Crouse who served in Fiji
from
94 to 96 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at acrouseastanleydfeldbergdbrandeisdedu



Elizabeth Hackett who served in Fiji
from
94 to 96 and worked in Rural Aquaculture
can be e-mailed at ehackettasagaholidaysdcom



Kirstin Arthur who served in Fiji
from
94 to 96 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at karthuranwiccdccdiadus



Steve Naughton who served in Fiji
from
94 to 96 and worked in Business
can be e-mailed at Naughton01aAOLdCOM



Tracey D. McGregor who served in Fiji
from
94 to 96 and worked in Secondary Ed
can be e-mailed at s0tdmcgratitandvcudedu



Tracey McGregor who served in Fiji
from
94 to 96 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at s0tdmcgratitandvcudedu



Christopher Pratt who served in Fiji
from
94 to 97 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at cprattagoplaydcom



Gwendolyn Ross who served in Fiji
from
94 to 97 and worked in Small Business Advisor
can be e-mailed at Totoka2abellsouthdnet



Julie Emerson who served in Fiji
from
95 to 97 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at mamjaeapitnetdnet



Tom Francis who served in Fiji and Belize
from
76 to 78 and worked in Forestry
can be e-mailed at francis1amlodedcom



John F. Campbell who served in Fiji and Botswana
from
89 to 94 and worked in Small Business
can be e-mailed at jacarolealagunadcomdmx



Jeff Dick who served in Fiji and Cameroon
from
89 to 93 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at jeffdickaamigodnet

By Admin1 (Admin) on Wednesday, May 23, 2001 - 10:59 am: Edit Post

Dan Luckey who served in Fiji and Cook Islands
from
80 to 82 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at dluckeyaprologdnet



joy patman who served in Fiji and Ecuador
from
88 to 91 and worked in education/natural resources
can be e-mailed at jpatmanacksdssddk12dwadus



James Columbo who served in Fiji and Sierra Leone
from
74 to 79 and worked in Rural Development/Engineering
can be e-mailed at jcolumboafreenetdcolumbusdrrdcom



ian miller who served in Fiji and Tuvalu
from
80 to 83 and worked in rural water supply
can be e-mailed at blubarnaaoldcom



Vickie Parks Lee who served in Fiji Islands
from
69 to 71 and worked in Secondary Education
can be e-mailed at lee2020aiquestdnet



Pamela Ayhan (nee Rothstein) who served in Fiji Islands
from
69 to 71 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at PAyhanaAdamsKleemeierdcom



Pamela Ayhan (nee Rothstein) who served in Fiji Islands
from
69 to 71 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at PAyhanaBellSouthdnet



MaryAnn Tonnies who served in Fiji Islands
from
74 to 75 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at roshiatylerdnet



Gary Lansing who served in Fiji Islands
from
75 to 79 and worked in Education
can be e-mailed at glansingaitednet



Cathy Yalowich-Chanin who served in Fiji Islands
from
80 to 82 and worked in Health
can be e-mailed at happywondersabigfootdcom



Barbara Wallin who served in Fiji Islands
from
85 to 87 and worked in Health
can be e-mailed at bwallinaoverlakehospitaldorg

By Admin1 (admin) on Saturday, August 18, 2001 - 4:10 pm: Edit Post

Fiji


Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John Caldeira can be contacted at johnaoutdoorplacedorg
Country of Service: Fiji,

Training Group Name: group 58,

Years of Service: 1985-1987,

Work Description: beekeeping

Anything else you would like people to know about your peace corps service:

Photos from my days as a PCV appear on the web at:
http://www.outdoorplace.org/beekeeping/peace.htm



Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Tracey McGregor can be contacted at chemistmcgayahoodcom
Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 78

Cities you served in: Koragaga,Cuvu

Arrival Year: 1994

Departure Year: 1996

Work Description: Secondary Education

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

Ph.D. Chemistry, 2001, Virginia Commonwealth University; Post-doc, U.
Maryland, Baltimore County

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

ISA!



Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Kathy Derrick can be contacted at derrickkaayahoodcom
Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji94

Cities you served in: Vatumale

Arrival Year: 1994

Departure Year: 1996

Work Description: Accounting teacher



Returned Peace Corps Volunteer David Michael McCullough can be contacted at tuisuvaaoperamaildcom
Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fifty Eight

Cities you served in: Levuka, Ovalau

Arrival Year: 1985

Departure Year: 1987

Work Description: Youth Worker

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

Completed MA in Psychology at University of Hawai`i. Currently in N.
California on family ranch working as an actor, fireman, rescue and an
emergency medical technician. Still drinking Yaqona!

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

My time in Fiji was one of the most formative experiences of my life and
improved me as a person. It changed my life, my values and my
outlook.

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

Anyone in my group or other groups. I especially encourage visitors
here at the ranch as long as they don't mind sharing a tanoa or two - it
is rare I get to have a bowl these days.

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, September 20, 2001 - 7:42 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John Ragni can be contacted at ragnijahsudedu

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 27

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1976

Departure Year: 1980

Work Description: Library Advisor - Ministry of Education

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

Click on the following link for brief bio:

http://library.hsu.edu/info/ragni.htm

By Admin1 (admin) on Tuesday, October 02, 2001 - 6:26 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer robert tuxson can be contacted at tuxson_rauspdacdfj

Country of Service: fiji

Training Group: fiji 15

Cities you served in: suva

Arrival Year: 1973

Departure Year: 1978

Work Description: teacher trainer

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

check CRC website from the USP website
usp.ac.fj

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

very positive-i recommend such an expereince at all young people

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

lou cottage

Any message for returned volunteers?:

don't believe anything you read about fiji unless you go back and see
for yourselves

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, November 08, 2001 - 8:52 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer MaryAnn Tonnies Maland can be contacted at roshiatylerdnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 21

Cities you served in: Tubou, Lakemba Island

Arrival Year: 11/74

Departure Year: 12/75

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

I live in Tyler, TX with my youngest son, Dan, who is 16 y/o. My older son
is a freshman at Univ of Texas in Austin. I direct a behavior management
program that targets young children under the age of 5 who display
unmanageable behavior in a group setting. I also am finishing up my M.
Ed. at Univ of Texas at Tyler.

By Admin1 (admin) on Sunday, December 02, 2001 - 3:07 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Blake Mills can be contacted at mmmblakeaaoldcom

Country of Service: Fiji Islands

Training Group: Fiji 75

Cities you served in: Navua

Arrival Year: 1993

Departure Year: 1995

Work Description: Management Planner and Advisor

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 4:48 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Rob Geiszler can be contacted at geiszlratblcdorg

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: XIV

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1972

Departure Year: 1974

Work Description: Teacher - Maths, Physics

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

Practiced law, made some money, became a librarian, do some real
estate rehab on the side.

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

Would like to hear from Fiji IX's or XIV's especially.

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 5:38 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Angelo Ventrillo can be contacted at aventrilairccdnet

Country of Service: Fiji, Namibia

Training Group: Fiji-76, Namibia-14

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1993

Departure Year: 1996

Work Description: Teacher

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

Namibia-14 1999,2000 teacher

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

I work on computers in the adult ed.
department of Indian River Comm. College

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

Very enjoyable

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

Anyone

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Good Luck on re-establishing your life back in America

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 5:41 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer catherine a veatch can be contacted at caveatchayahoodcom

Country of Service: FIJI

Training Group: 76

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1992

Departure Year: 1994

Work Description: Teacher Trainer

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 5:57 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John Joseph Geier can be contacted at johnjgeierahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji 71

Cities you served in: Nausori, Suva

Arrival Year: 1991

Departure Year: 1994

Work Description: Business Advisor then Management Planner

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

Stayed in Fiji & started an NGO, Junior Achievement Society Fiji Inc. I
left Fiji in 2000, 90 days after the coup. The JA program is still
operating. I also started the JA program in Sri Lanka, and am
currently working to establish programs in India

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

A great time in my life

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

Where is Mick Scott and how is he doing?

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 6:08 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Laura Baker can be contacted at lmasmithawfubmcdedu

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji 76

Cities you served in: Lekutu, Viti Levu

Arrival Year: 1993

Departure Year: 1995

Work Description: Secondary School teacher

By Admin1 (admin) on Friday, January 04, 2002 - 8:49 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer David Michael McCullough can be contacted at tuisuvaaoperamaildcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji 58

Cities you served in: Levuka

Arrival Year: 1985

Departure Year: 1987

Work Description: Youth Development

By Admin1 (admin) on Friday, January 04, 2002 - 3:22 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Bruce R. Bowen can be contacted at brbowenapacbelldnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: XXI

Cities you served in: Vatukoula

Arrival Year: 1974

Departure Year: 1975

Work Description: High School Teacher

By Admin1 (admin) on Saturday, January 05, 2002 - 4:31 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Steve Higley can be contacted at shigleyamndmediaonednet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 21

Cities you served in: Lami

Arrival Year: 1974

Departure Year: 1981

Work Description: Teacher, Math and Science

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

I married Marica, from the Fiji Islands. I have been teaching at
Maranatha Christian Academy since returning in 1981. Marica is a
commercial pilot.

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

I would not have traded my time in Fiji for anything. It was an invaluable
experience for me.

By Admin1 (admin) on Saturday, January 05, 2002 - 5:44 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jason Hellberg can be contacted at jhellbergayahoodcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Cities you served in: Kadavu and Lautoka

Arrival Year: 1991

Departure Year: 1994

Work Description: Secondary Education and Community Development

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, January 24, 2002 - 10:52 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Peter Boucher can be contacted at pboucherahawaiidrrdcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 41

Cities you served in: Labasa

Arrival Year: 1978

Departure Year: 1980

Work Description: Rural Development

By Admin1 (admin) on Sunday, January 27, 2002 - 10:17 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Bob Duckworth can be contacted at bobaatldorg

Country of Service: Fiji

Cities you served in: Lautoka

Arrival Year: 76

Departure Year: 79

Work Description: Secondary Ed. Maths Physics

By Admin1 (admin) on Wednesday, January 30, 2002 - 12:03 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Richard R. Earl can be contacted at rearlarwbeckdcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji 1V

Cities you served in: Tavua

Arrival Year: 1970

Departure Year: 1972

Work Description: Elemenatary Teacher

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

Trained in Hilo, Hawaii for Fiji
October -December 1969
Taught two years in rural elementary school in Tavua (on Viti Levu). This
was a mixed school with both Indians and Fijian children

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

Worked for Action for two years in the Los Angeles office
(1972-74)recruiting for Peace Corps and VISTA volunteers.
Worked for Coopers & Lybrand (international accounting firm)for 10 years
in Los Angeles, Honolulu and Seattle. I was Human Resources Manager in
all three locations.
Have worked for the past 20 years for R.W. Beck, Inc., an international
engineering/consulting firm based in Seattle, WA. I was Human Resources
Mgr. for 8 years and Director of Business services for the past 12 years.

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

I am still promoting the Peace Corps to those college graduates and older
Americans I meet. Sponsored a Peace Corps Day in my office last year to
celebrate the 40th anniversary. There were 4 RPCV's who displayed items
from the countries they served in in our office lobby.

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

Not really

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Stay active and promote your experience!

By Admin1 (admin) on Wednesday, February 13, 2002 - 3:57 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Susan Pettit Riley can be contacted at pettitsamsudedu

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 60

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1986

Departure Year: 1988

Work Description: Health Education/Communication

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

Kate Mahoney in Fiji 60

By Admin1 (admin) on Wednesday, February 27, 2002 - 10:42 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mary Dunbar can be contacted at DunEllisaaoldcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 27

Cities you served in: Muaniweni

Arrival Year: 1976

Departure Year: 1978

Work Description: Teacher at a junior secondary school

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

Currently working as a consultant in Washington, DC. Married with two sons.

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

Gael Howell

By Admin1 (admin) on Wednesday, February 27, 2002 - 11:08 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Bruce Herbert can be contacted at herbertageodtamudedu

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 51

Cities you served in: Wairiki, Taveuni

Arrival Year: 1982

Departure Year: 1984

Work Description: teacher

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

Geology professor at Texas A&M University

By Admin1 (admin) on Tuesday, April 02, 2002 - 11:55 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Angelo Ventrillo can be contacted at aventrilairccdnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji-76

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1993

Departure Year: 1996

Work Description: teach college math/teach swimming

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

Namibia, Namibia-14

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

retired, work part time computer
programming

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

great experience

Any message for returned volunteers?:

you'll have a great time and learn alot.

By Admin1 (admin) on Wednesday, April 03, 2002 - 2:05 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Ruth Hoffman can be contacted at pim54aaoldcom

Country of Service: Fiji Islands

Cities you served in: Lautoka

Arrival Year: 92

Departure Year: 94

Work Description: Management Planning Advisor

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

Russia as Training Director for Russia 3 in Saratov - 1995

By Admin1 (admin) on Saturday, April 06, 2002 - 9:50 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer James Columbo can be contacted at james-columboacolumbusdrrdcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 20

Cities you served in: Vunisea and Levuka

Arrival Year: 1974

Departure Year: 1976

Work Description: Civil Engineer in Rural Development

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

Now work for the Department of Defense at the Defense Supply Center
Columbus, Columbus Ohio

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, April 18, 2002 - 1:16 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Tricia Long can be contacted at tlong1996aaoldcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 66

Cities you served in: Vunidawa, Naitasiri Province

Arrival Year: 1998

Departure Year: 1990

Work Description: Management Planning Advisor

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

Kathy Pollard, Eileen May, Connie Griffith

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, May 02, 2002 - 8:16 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Daniel L. Hatch can be contacted at hatchdsayahoodcom

Country of Service: Fiji Islands

Training Group: Fiji I

Cities you served in: Nairoi and Suva

Arrival Year: 1968

Departure Year: 1970

Work Description: Agricultural Extension Agent

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

Served as Director of Training for Tahiland ?? January-May '74

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

Cross-Cultural Specialist,Univ. of HI;
Conference Officer, East-West Center, Honolulu, HI; Executive Director
of PAAC (Pacific and Asian Affairs Council), a statewide high school word
affirs program; Executive Director of Honua, Hawaii, an environmental
education center in Hilo, HI; ordained a ministr of the United Church of
Christ (UCC), served 10 years as an Intentional Interim Minister in the
Northern California Nevada Conference, served 6 years as an Associte
Conference Minister in the Missouri Mid-South conference, and just
began as Senior Minister of the Manoa Valley church in Honolulu.
My wife, Sue and I were married in 1965 (t years before entering the
Peace Corps), our son, Ted, born in Fiji in '70 is now a medical resident in
OBGYN with Kaiser Permanente in Oaakland, is married to Kjerstin, and
has a daughter, Annika, born in Oct. 2000. Daughter, Meg, born in HI in
1970 is just completing her PhD at the Univ. of KY, Lexington.

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

Fantastic, life changing expereince for both Sue and I!

By Admin1 (admin) on Wednesday, May 22, 2002 - 12:31 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Bob Frawley can be contacted at frawleybapuc-mndorg

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Rural Community Development

Cities you served in: Vuinaqalutu, Dreketti,

Arrival Year: 1981

Departure Year: 1983

Work Description: Rural Community Development

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

working in non-profits in Minneapolis

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

wonderful, life impacting experience that I use to this day

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

Dave & Sally McClure, Kevin Korman, Larry Sawyer

By Admin1 (admin) on Monday, June 03, 2002 - 8:46 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Scott and Donna Kurtzman can be contacted at skurtzmanasuscomdnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Group 49

Cities you served in: Namalata, Kadavu

Arrival Year: 1982

Departure Year: 1983

Work Description: Forestry and Community Development

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

Scott has been a forester with the Glatfelter Pulp Wood Co. since 1985.
Donna is a substitute teacher in York Co. PA. Scott and Donna have three
teenage daughters. The oldest will start college at the University of
PIttsburgh in August 2002.

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

We are grateful for the experience. We follow world events with much
greater interest than the average American. We only wish we could
become reaquainted with the other volunteers with whom we served.

By Admin1 (admin) on Saturday, June 08, 2002 - 10:04 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John Bigay can be contacted at bigayjcaefdpacdnavfacdnavydmil

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 27

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1976

Departure Year: 1980

Work Description: Lecturer in Geography, University of the South Pacific

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

Continued teaching geography at University of the South Pacific on local
contract for 3 years, ending in 1983; Completed Master in Urban &
Regional Planning degree, University of Hawaii, 1986; employed as
Community Planner, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pearl
Harbor, HI, 1986-present.

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

Best thing I ever did. Great experience with great people.

By Admin1 (admin) on Friday, July 19, 2002 - 8:07 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mark Groszek can be contacted at sonaamychidcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: -

Cities you served in: Lekutu, Bua

Arrival Year: 1988

Departure Year: 1991

Work Description: Math Science Teacher

By Admin1 (admin) on Tuesday, July 30, 2002 - 4:45 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Farley V. Ferrante can be contacted at FVFerranteaattdnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 66

Cities you served in: Ba

Arrival Year: 1988

Departure Year: 1992

Work Description: Secondary Science & Mathematics Teacher

By Admin1 (admin) on Sunday, November 17, 2002 - 1:54 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Thomas M. Bliss can be contacted at Rotumatomaaoldcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji21

Cities you served in: Rotuma

Arrival Year: 1975

Departure Year: 1976

Work Description: Education

By Admin1 (admin) on Saturday, November 23, 2002 - 8:18 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Steve Kosten can be contacted at steveathekostensdcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 76

Cities you served in: Lakeba

Arrival Year: 93

Departure Year: 95

Work Description: Math and Physics Instructor

By Admin1 (admin) on Monday, December 16, 2002 - 1:45 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Daniel F. Luckey can be contacted at dnluckeyamsndcom

Country of Service: Fiji and the Cook Islands

Training Group: 40

Cities you served in: Suva and Rarotonga

Arrival Year: 1980

Departure Year: 1982

Work Description: Tutorial Assistant with the University of the South Pacific

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Currently work as the Executive Director of the Reading Housing Authority is Reading Pa.

By Admin1 (admin) on Sunday, January 12, 2003 - 2:58 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer bdreed can be contacted at bdreedswayahoodcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 75

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1993

Departure Year: 1995

Work Description: SBA

By Admin1 (admin) on Monday, January 27, 2003 - 9:38 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Monica L Banyi can be contacted at mbanyiahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 76

Cities you served in: Nadi; Vunisea, Kadavu

Arrival Year: 1993

Departure Year: 1995

Work Description: Education

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Graduate school in Arizona working on a Ph.D; married w/ first child due in July

By Admin1 (admin) on Monday, March 03, 2003 - 12:45 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Stan Thornton can be contacted at sthorntnauawdnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 14

Cities you served in: Nausori

Arrival Year: 1972

Departure Year: 1974

Work Description: Teacher - Central Fijian Secondary School

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Taught in the US for 2 years. Went to work for Burroughs Corp. from 76 - 78 as a systems analyst. Have worked for th UAw since 1978. Currently I'm the assistant director of the Information Systems department.

By Admin1 (admin) on Wednesday, March 12, 2003 - 10:02 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Scott Watenpaugh can be contacted at scott_watenpaughahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 66

Cities you served in: Nausori

Arrival Year: 1988

Departure Year: 1991

Work Description: Community Development

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Received my MBA (Cornell), then got married (and divorced), got two great black Labs and live in San Francisco. I work as a management consultant to software companies.

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Peter Nelson, Susan Pettit, Dave Brown, Connnie Lindor, Cory Michaud, David Robinson, Mike Slane, Wayne Stewart, Christine Turpin, Mark Wibbels, Nick Wolf, Carolyn Zutell, Susan Pettit

By Admin1 (admin) on Sunday, March 23, 2003 - 4:57 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Thomas G Recob can be contacted at trecobaearthlinkdnet

Country of Service: Fiji Islands

Training Group: Fiji VI

Cities you served in: Lomaloma, Vanua Balavuj, Lau Group

Arrival Year: 1970

Departure Year: 1972

Work Description: teacher

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

work for Colarado State Goverment as an Admistrative assistant for the Colarado Student Loan Program since 1992.

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

In 1999, revisited Adi Moapa Junion Secondary School where I was able to visit the villages and former students on the Island of Vanua Balavu. I was able to ascertain and meet with students that I had taught some 30 years earlier. I also was able to visit and teach students in 1999 whose parents I had taught. I was a teacher and vice principal of Adi Moapa Junion Secondary School when the school first started in 1969. I taught the first fiji junior secondary sitting exam for the newly formed school.

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, April 03, 2003 - 11:00 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Kimberly McGarvey can be contacted at klmcgamindspringdcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 58

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1985

Departure Year: 1987

Work Description: Cooperatives, small enterprise development

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

Recently engaged, working in health care research, would love to hear from others

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

Best thing I ever did

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

any and all...

By Nitya Nand on Friday, April 04, 2003 - 12:30 pm: Edit Post

Hi and bula to people i worked with when i was in FIJI,my name is Nitya Nand i am in Vancouver,Canada for fifteen long years,and would like to reaquint with the groups i worked with,here is my address:apt#318-711 e6th ave
Vancouver,British
Columbia.V5T-1L7
Canada
ph:604-709-9257

By Admin1 (admin) on Friday, April 04, 2003 - 8:29 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer nitya nand can be contacted at neatyaahotmaildcom

Country of Service: FIJI

Training Group: 57,58,59

Cities you served in: suva

Work Description: language/cultural trainer

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

left a week before the coup in 1987,now i am residing in Vancouver Canada

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

Roger Whitley,Tom Reardon,Anne Baker,Lynne Karan,and other that i worked with....moce..

By Admin1 (admin) on Saturday, April 05, 2003 - 11:43 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mitch & Renee Wood can be contacted at thewoodfamajunodcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 49

Cities you served in: Macuata, Vanua Levu

Arrival Year: 1982

Departure Year: 1984

Work Description: Rural Community Development

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

Fellow 49ers

By Admin1 (admin) on Friday, April 11, 2003 - 5:42 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Scott Kurtzman can be contacted at skurtzmanasuscomdnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Group 49

Cities you served in: Namalata, Kadavu

Arrival Year: 1982

Departure Year: 1983

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

Scott has been employed as a forester with Glatfelter Pulp Wood Co. in PA since 1985. Scott and Donna are raising three daughters. Donna (Fiji 49) has worked at the local YMCA and presently works as a substitute teacher.

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

One of the best times of our lives.

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

Anyone from Fiji group 49.

By Admin1 (admin) on Friday, April 25, 2003 - 10:42 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jon Anderson can be contacted at janders2ahrsadgov

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 20

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1974

Departure Year: 1976

Work Description: Govt Statistic

By Admin1 (admin) on Saturday, May 17, 2003 - 3:08 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Juan Chaves can be contacted at tautai_726ayahoodcom

Country of Service: Tuvalu

Training Group: Tuvalu 16

Cities you served in: Funafuti

Arrival Year: 1992

Departure Year: 1994

Work Description: Fisheries Research Officer

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

Fiji

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

I have spent several years working in the Bahamas, Florida, Virginia, and now North Carolina. I recently got my Master's degree in Marine Science.

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

Some of the best days of my life were spent in Tuvalu, I love my adopted family from Vaitupu, especially Fanoga and Pesiki and all of their kids, grandkids, and great grandkids. I almost married a beautiful girl from Nui but it did not work out. C'est la Vie.

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

WILFRED THE MAD AFRICAN!!!

Any message for returned volunteers?:

I am doing great these days, married to the love of my life, Rachel, a Trinidadian native. We have two gorgeous girls Eula (4 years) and Dominique (1 year).

By Admin1 (admin) on Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 12:12 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Alex Feltus can be contacted at yaqona2ayahoodcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji74

Cities you served in: Nausori

Arrival Year: 1992

Departure Year: 1994

Work Description:

Biology, Chemistry Teacher ... HOD Baby!

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

Gots me a doctorate in Cell Biology. I am now a rice geneticist at the University of Georgia.

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

Should have worn a sulu more often and drank more grog.

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

Larry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Let's grab a beer. Where are you? Who are you?

By Admin1 (admin) on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 - 6:07 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Robert J. Stewart can be contacted at stewartramerchants-exchangedcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji 59

Cities you served in: RSKMC, Lakeba, Lau

Arrival Year: 1985

Departure Year: 1988

Work Description:

High school teacher

By Admin1 (admin) on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 - 12:54 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jim Flugum can be contacted at jflugaeudoramaildcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 51

Cities you served in: Labasa, Lautoka

Arrival Year: 1982

Departure Year: 1985

Work Description:

Rural Water Supply, Public Works Department

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-25-92.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.25.92) on Monday, November 10, 2003 - 1:30 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Andrew Dale Crouse can be contacted at andrewcrouseausadnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 78

Cities you served in: Sigatoka

Arrival Year: 1994

Departure Year: 1996

Work Description:

Education

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

Belleville, Illinois -> Boston, MA -> Caracas, Venezuela -> Seattle, WA

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-250-225.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.250.225) on Thursday, November 20, 2003 - 11:08 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Steve Kosten can be contacted at sjkostenayahoodcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji-76

Cities you served in: Tubou, Lakeba

Arrival Year: 93

Departure Year: 95

Work Description:

Math and Physics instructor at Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara College

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-46-50.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.46.50) on Monday, November 24, 2003 - 12:36 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Reggie Spaulding can be contacted at rsspauldingahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 76

Cities you served in: Lomaivuna, Naitasiri

Arrival Year: 1993

Departure Year: 1996

Work Description:

Rural Aquaculture Extensionist

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

I am looking forward to doing it again, when my family commintments allow.

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-251-180.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.251.180) on Sunday, December 14, 2003 - 11:55 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Barbara Curtiss can be contacted at sculptaireasnetdnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Cities you served in: Naulu

Arrival Year: 1976

Departure Year: 1978

Work Description:

teacher

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

international school teacher, retired

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-35-236.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.35.236) on Wednesday, January 21, 2004 - 3:00 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer sally askildson can be contacted at askildsonsaaoldcom

Country of Service: fiji

Training Group: fiji 79

Cities you served in: tavua and suva

Arrival Year: 1995

Departure Year: 1997

Work Description:

i was a rural aquaculture fisheris officer assigned to the maff dept of the fiji govt

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

i serve as a subtitute teacher and work full time as supervisor for a major retail store

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

would have liked to serve a second tour back then pro bably in the middle east

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

yes robert bartel, and any volunteers from fiji 79

Any message for returned volunteers?:

learn all u c an about your host country before u arrive there it really help u in the long run

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-141-157-42-145.balt.east.verizon.net - 141.157.42.145) on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 - 12:18 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Richard Quateman can be contacted at qmanaumichdedu

Country of Service: Fiji

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1978

Departure Year: 1979

Work Description:

Natural Resource Management/Environmental Conservation

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-141-157-13-69.balt.east.verizon.net - 141.157.13.69) on Monday, February 23, 2004 - 12:55 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Tom Ramseyer can be contacted at ramseyerafcgdnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Fiji 61

Cities you served in: Nubutautau

Arrival Year: 1986

Departure Year: 1987

Work Description:

Rural Community Development

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

Still married to Laura. 3 Sons. English Dept. Chair at Pontiac High School, Pontiac, IL.

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

The best. I think fondly about my experience EVERY day.

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

Greg/Mary Dyson

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-188-54.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.188.54) on Sunday, February 29, 2004 - 7:40 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Michael T. Geyer-Jones can be contacted at mike_iseahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 79

Cities you served in: Cuvu, Sigatoka & Suva

Arrival Year: 1995

Departure Year: 1997

Work Description:

Teacher Trainer Secondary Level English as a Second Language (ESL)

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

Instructor of ESL -University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Ph. D. Candidate -Linguistics, UH

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

Best decision I ever made!

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

La and Sue - both PCMO's
Any P.C. staffs

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Get used to this: "So, how was your time in Fuji?"

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-19-229.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.19.229) on Monday, March 22, 2004 - 1:44 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Anamae Okerstrom Moku can be contacted at maeanaamsndcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Molokai Hawaii

Cities you served in: Savusavu, Nausori, Suva

Arrival Year: 1969

Departure Year: 1971

Work Description:

One year as fourth grade teacher, Savusavu. One and half year as youth worker at Nausori Youth Center

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

Long, long story. Am now living in Hawaii working at an Airlines. Recovering single Mom.

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

Any and all of old friends. Really wonder what my old co-worker Paul Celuzza is doing.

By Admin1 (admin) (151.196.183.79) on Monday, March 29, 2004 - 9:34 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jon Anderson can be contacted at JondAndersonahhsdgov

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 20

Cities you served in: Suva

Arrival Year: 1974

Departure Year: 1976

Work Description:

Government Statistics

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-44-226.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.44.226) on Thursday, May 06, 2004 - 5:11 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Laurie Baccash can be contacted at ozzielozabellsouthdnet

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: Health

Cities you served in: Labasa

Arrival Year: 1986

Departure Year: 1988

Work Description:

Physiotherapist

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

Kate Mahoney

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-45-115.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.45.115) on Sunday, June 13, 2004 - 10:51 am: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer John Malecek can be contacted at malleyworldahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: IV

Cities you served in: QVS School

Arrival Year: 1970

Departure Year: 1973

Work Description:

Maths Teacher

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

Moved to and still in New Zealand - Taught, then computers since 1980
Maintained very close ties with teachers from QVS

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

Been back there a few times and sadly things change; but that is the way it has always been.

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

Bob Boardman (Fiji VI?)

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Rear Admiral Francis Thomas (Levuka PS) turns 100 in October 2004

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-141-157-22-73.balt.east.verizon.net - 141.157.22.73) on Friday, July 23, 2004 - 5:31 pm: Edit Post

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Judy Blanchette can be contacted at jublanchetteayahoodcom

Country of Service: Fiji

Training Group: 52

Cities you served in: Rural Fiji - Vanua Levu Island, Naruwai Village

Arrival Year: 1983

Departure Year: 1985

Work Description:

Rural Community Developer

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

None

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

After a 10-year period back in the USA, I returned overseas in 1995 in the development sector. Currently I am working as Director Program Development for Asia Pacific, Habitat for Humanity International, based in Bangkok, Thailand. I first served with HFHI as a 3-year stipended volunteer in Fiji from 1995-1998 along with my husband, Jack, who is also a RPCV Fiji group 52. Worked with HFHI as a Regional Director for the Pacific from 1998-2001, based first in Fiji and later in Sydney.

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

I fondly remember those years as a life-defining experience - among the most challenging and personally rewarding I have experienced.

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

Other Fiji Group 52 members

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Don't miss our new web site, Peace Corps News, for the latest news about the Returned Volunteer community and what is going on with the Peace Corps around the world. Subscribe to our news feed to get Peace Corps news delivered to your desk as it happens. Then visit the Peace Corps Library, History of the Peace Corps, the worldwide RPCV Directory or leave a message for the RPCV community on the RPCV Bulletin Board.

The Peace Corps Library Date: July 31 2006 No: 948 The Peace Corps Library
The Peace Corps Library is now available online with over 40,000 index entries in 500 categories. Looking for a Returned Volunteer? Check our RPCV Directory or leave a message on our Bulletin Board. New: Sign up to receive our free Monthly Magazine by email, research the History of the Peace Corps, or sign up for a daily news summary of Peace Corps stories. Visit our FAQ for more information about PCOL.

PCOL readership increases 100% Date: April 3 2006 No: 853 PCOL readership increases 100%
Monthly readership on "Peace Corps Online" has increased in the past twelve months to 350,000 visitors - over eleven thousand every day - a 100% increase since this time last year. Thanks again, RPCVs and Friends of the Peace Corps, for making PCOL your source of information for the Peace Corps community. And thanks for supporting the Peace Corps Library and History of the Peace Corps. Stay tuned, the best is yet to come.

History of the Peace Corps Date: May 13 2006 No: 893 History of the Peace Corps
PCOL is proud to announce that Phase One of the "History of the Peace Corps" is now available online. This installment includes over 5,000 pages of primary source documents from the archives of the Peace Corps including every issue of "Peace Corps News," "Peace Corps Times," "Peace Corps Volunteer," "Action Update," and every annual report of the Peace Corps to Congress since 1961. "Ask Not" is an ongoing project. Read how you can help.

By EZRA LANYON (dial25350-dialup99.connect.com.fj - 210.7.27.99) on Sunday, April 15, 2007 - 8:39 pm: Edit Post

I am looking for a peace volunteer called Stacey Hodges who was a school teacher in Savusavu 1990-1992.Can she pls contact me at ezralanyon@yahoo.com

By nitya nand (d142-179-32-89.bchsia.telus.net - 142.179.32.89) on Friday, June 29, 2007 - 12:33 pm: Edit Post

anyone still remember's me please contact me i am in vancouver canada......i was the trainer for 85-87 groups

By Anonymous (relay6.akhter.net.uk - 212.106.106.5) on Tuesday, August 28, 2007 - 11:06 am: Edit Post

HELLO I AM LOOKING FOR JAMES WILLIAM PANE WHO WAS WORKING IN NLDC SEAQAQA 1974- 1976. HE IS FROM THE USA, AND ALSO KEITH PARKER SERVED IN THE SAME PLACE, HE IS FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM.

By Barbara Hullen (65.5.223.10) on Saturday, October 18, 2008 - 5:00 pm: Edit Post

I am looking for Robert Tuxson who served in the P.C. in Fiji from 1973 - 1978.

By sudhendra pratap (206.188.55.235) on Friday, September 30, 2011 - 8:19 pm: Edit Post

I am looking for Alyson Jones . She was in Ba around 85 to 89 . She taught at A D Patel high school.


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