you are invited to meet Peace Corps Deputy Director Oct. 20-22
- Dear RPCVs -
We are pleased to be hosting Peace Corps Deputy Director Dr. Jody Olsen
in the Bay Area, Oct. 20-22. Dr. Olsen has served as Deputy Director of
the Peace Corps since 2002, and has previously worked as chief of staff,
regional director, country director... and Volunteer! (Tunisia
***RPCV-Only Mixer, Monday Oct. 20***
Dr. Olsen is actively leading the agency's plans for the 50th
Anniversary celebrations in 2011. Though her visit to our area is brief,
we wanted to create some time for RPCVs to meet with Dr. Olsen for a
discussion of the nationwide 50th Anniversary plans and to add to your
discussions on local 50th Anniversary events.
This mixer will take place Monday, Oct. 20 (6:30 - 8:30 pm) in the
Balboa Park (SF) home of Recruitment Coordinator Andrew Contreras. For
directions, please follow this link:
Please come join the conversation about the 50th Anniversary, share
ideas and take a leadership role in planning for some great California
***Keynote Event, UC Berkeley, Tuesday, Oct. 21***
Please attend our special event at UC Berkeley (all-time #1 Peace Corps
school) in two weeks:
Tuesday, Oct. 21
UC Berkeley International House Auditorium
2299 Piedmont Ave.
Berkeley CA 94720
7 to 8:30 p.m. (reception at 6 p.m.)
This evening will be a forum with Dr. Olsen and George Scharffenberger,
Executive Director of the Blum Center for Developing Economies at UC
Berkeley. The event is presented by International House, the Blum
Center, the Cal Career Center, International and Area Studies, and the
Peace Corps. The venue seats 400 and we would love a really nice
turn-out (RSVP to sfevents@...)!
***San Francisco State University, Wednesday, Oct. 22***
Dr. Olsen will speak to students, faculty and friends at San Francisco
State at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22 on the Terrace Level of the
Cesar Chavez Student Center. She will present SFSU President Robert
Corrigan with a certificate of appreciation for SFSU's historic Peace
Corps ties (SFSU ranks 16th among all schools for PCVs).
Please forward this message to all who may be interested. We look
forward to seeing you at these great events Oct. 20-22!
Peace Corps San Francisco Regional Office
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