Peace Corps
Thai 27
1969
 
 
 
Van Nelson
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Van Nelson was in Group 28. (1969-71) Community Development

He writes: I have associated with Peace Corps in one way or another since that time.


1973-1974..........TEFL Program Manager in Iran
1975-1979 .........Training Officer/Thailand
1980-1998 .........Contracted yearly for Peace Corps. Worked through the Pacific, Africa and in 1990 began working in the former
                            Soviet Union. Followed by Country Director in Moldova, Republic of Georgia
1979-1998.......... Meanwhile....Owned and operated a Fine Jewelry and Gold shop in Scottsdale, Arizona
1998-2000..........Returned to Peace Corps full time as Program & Training Officer/Western Russia
2006................... I am currently Peace Corps director in Cambodia where they have just started a program.
December should be a great time here in Cambodia! Winter here, which you may find heavenly warm.

My Home is Scottsdale, Arizona and the next chapter of my life I will live there - I think..
2004. Van Nelson (left) when he was Peace Corps Director for Georgia, along with Khashuri Peace Corps Volunteer, Lauren Miller, and the Program & Training Officer for Peace Corps, Janeen Dorsch


2004. Van Nelson and the President of the Georgian Library Association Irakli Garibashvili examine the books in Gori's American Corner