Hi Sue, and thanks for your interest. I'm encouraged that you
want "to manage and promote this forum" since it definitely needs the
proverbial shot in the arm. I only have one question: Even though
your interest lies mostly with medically-separated PCVs, you wouldn't
exclude the rest of us, would you? By the rest of us, I mean FECA
claimants who weren't medically separated, but rather who left PC via
I have recently been appointed to a state board (unrelated to Peace
Corps), so I feel a need to shed a few of my other extracurricular
activites, including this Yahoo group and my responsibilities to the
Green Mountain (VT) Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Please let me know that you think at your convenience. Either here
or by email is fine.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Sue T <sallie_ali_sue@...> wrote:
> Dear Kevin:
> Hello. My name is Sue and I was med sepped. I would
> be interested in taking over the group. My interest
> would be in getting the word out about the group and
> making this forum into a supporting resource for med
> sepped pcvs -- med sep meant I was broke (I was
> stabbed two days after swearing in so my settling
> allowance was a pittance), homeless, jobless,
> physically disabled, and still unfinished with my
> education (I was using PC for credit to my master's
> program as I was a master's international student).
> I still feel PC was the coolest thing and I'm not
> bitter; however, I recognize that a lot of us
> experience things beyond our control and that results
> in us living in the Wacky Wild World of Worker's
> Compensation and the bastion of efficiency our federal
> government espouses for hard working PCVs! (No doctor
> will take me where I live b/c they won't bill OWCP --
> I have to drive 6 hours to be seen -- I may still
> require another surgery).
> OK, enough said.
> I'd be happy to manage and promote this forum. Let me
> know what you think.
> Sue Trone