Peace Corps Graduates New Country Directors

Washington, D.C., February 26, 2003—Tomorrow, the Peace Corps will swear in five new Country Directors in a ceremony to be held at the Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Headquarters. The new Directors will be going to the following countries: The Gambia, Kenya, Zambia, Guatemala, Georgia, and East Timor.

Peace Corps Country Directors are responsible for management and direction of all aspects of the Peace Corps program in the country of assignment. The Country Directors support 50 to 225 Volunteers. They lend their skills and energy to meet its country’s development needs and promote a better understanding between the host country people and Americans.

For more information on a specific Country Director, please contact the Peace Corps Press Office by phone at 202.692.2230 or via e-mail at [email protected].

Thursday, February 27, 2003
4:00 PM

Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Headquarters
1111 20th Street NW
Washington, DC

Media contacts:
Barbara Daly
Press Secretary

Marta Metelko
Deputy Press Secretary

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