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THORBURN REID
3429 3L1th Pl ace, N. ~l.
Washington, D.C. 20016
Home:
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363-8554 (202)
Project Earning Pov/er
1826 Jefferson Pl~ ce, N.H.
Washington( D.C. 20036
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SUMMARY
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Program analysis, evaluation and development
~·<Writing: analyses and programs


General management and administration


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Fluent Spanish, fair French


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Areas of Experience
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National and international government agencies
Community developme nt, urban and rural
Youth involvement in contemporary problims
International relations and law
Latin America
WO~K EX PER I ENCE
1967present
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PRESIDENT, Project Earning Power, a national, non-profit corporation
with headquarters in Washington. The Corporation's first president
and officer. Responsibility for planning and administering a national
program to assist severely handicapped workers in sheltered workshops
to. raise their earnings.
The job involves:


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19671966
and administering government contracts and grants.
Directing, evaluating and supporting national orgunization with
offices in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York.
Coordinating and dire~ting professional · (designers, businessmen,
etc.) volunteers, consultants, national organizations such as
the Women's Committee of the President's Committee on Employment
of the Handicapped, the National Association of Sheltered Worksh1ops, the Industrial Design Society of America.
Total reorganization of all phases of the Corporation, stressing
establishment of clear goals and clear lines of authority, and
stream! ined organization.
ADMINISTRATOR, Mid-Atlantic Region, VISTA, Hashington, D.C. The "domestic
peace corps", a program of volunteers working in the war on poverty.
Responsible for establ fshing and directing the Mid-Atlantic office when
VISTA was first regional ized.


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Planned,


and supervised staff of 28, regarded as best region a l staff .
administered, evaluated and supervtsed Qrograms and t ra ining
involving 750 volunteers in seven states ~nd the District of
Columbia.
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19661964
Coordinate d pro91 '-'"'.:, 1·J1 th OEO offices, state and loc a l agencies,
and proj ect·s pon s or s .
Progr ams were pr edom in antly in urb a n a nd rural community deve lopment and mental heal th ; stressed institution building in
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progr amm ing, i.e., assigning volunteers to instltution ~which
would th ereby be aided most in becoming self-sufficient.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, Peace Corp s / Per u, in Lima , Peru. Volunteers work in
development pro grams in: urban and ru ra l community develop me nt; coops,
and sma ll indu st ry deve lopment ; education.











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Sha red re spo ns ibility with Director for pl an ning and administering
progr ams for ov e r· LfOO volunteers.
Coordina t ed and wo rked with participating Peruvian agencies and
U.S. Overseas Mission officials.
Sh a red responsibility with Director for sev en region a l offices
and ten associate dir ec tors, plus three Peruvian technical
advisors.
Emphasi zed: building self-sufficient Peruvian institutions;
establishi.ng clear program priorities r e flecting Per uvian needs;
matching volunt ee rs with ap propr i ate jobs; maintaining open
communications with volunteers and staff.
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/ EVALUATOR, Pea ce Corps/Washington . Ev a luation Division reviewed for
Dir ~c to r all aspects of Pe ace Corps, including sel e ction and training
of V,olunteers, program p1l a nning and operation overseas.





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19621960
written reports for Peace Corps Director and Division
\ Heads on all aspects of Peace Corps country programs; a nd
\ reports on all aspects of Peace Corps training progr ams. ,
~isited and studied intensive ly Pea ce Corps progr ams in countries
, in Latin America, and 3 countries in East Asia and Africa,
\ interviewing Peace Corps, AID, Embassy and ho s t national
1officials and Peace Corps volunte e rs.
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S~ressed: compa rison of stated program go a ls with actual perl f ormance; aptness of program goals; matching volunt eer s with


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Ameri~an Bar Associ ~t ion, Washington, b . C. Committee was en gaged in ;
preparing · and direc~ing four regional international conferences to
promote deve lopment! of international law.
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draft ~onference wor king papers on problems a~d potentia~ ·
internati on al law; special committee reports; confereace
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agendas and budgets; correspondence for participating lawyers
here and abr oad .
Responsible for advance preparation on site and administration of
conferences in Costa Rica, Nigeria, lt_aly and Japan with local
public and private officials.
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