Speaker to Highlight Montana’s Peace Corps Legacy

February 18, 2014

MISSOULA – Helen Lowman, associate director of volunteer recruitment and selection for the Peace Corps, will visit the University of Montana from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the University Center Rooms 326-327.  

Lowman, a returned Peace Corps volunteer and regional director for Europe, the Mediterranean and Asia, will be a featured guest speaker at UM, where she will highlight Montana’s legacy of Peace Corps service, answer questions about volunteering and share inspirational stories of service overseas.

She was appointed Peace Corps associate director for volunteer recruitment and selection on Aug. 18, 2013. As associate director, she oversees employees in nine offices around the United States who recruit, assess and place volunteers in more than 70 countries.

Lowman will be available for interviews prior to the event. Please call Jeremiah McDaniel, public affairs coordinator, at 310-356-1119 or email jmcdaniel@peacecorps.gov to schedule an interview.






Contact: Amber Gladney, UM Peace Corps campus representative, 406-243-2839, peacecorps@umontana.edu.