Chris served in Jamaica from 2007-2009 as a community development specialist. Based in the town of Glengoffe, Chris advised a local civic group and implemented a string of projects in agriculture, small business development, environmental engineering, and rural water supply. During the second year of his service, Chris partnered with agricultural extension officers communities across NE St. Catherine parish, helping farmers organize into functioning groups and embark on similar projects. He also acquired a cat.
Chris moved to DC in 2010 and interned on Capitol Hill, finding numerous PCVs there and helped organize the Peace Corps Congressional Staff Association. He became involved with RPCV/W and oversaw fundraising efforts for the Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Event at Arlington National Cemetery and was later elected to the Board in 2011.
Previous Board Positions: Development Director, '11-'12; PR Director, '12-'13; PR Director '13-'14
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