Barbara Shaw, a Eugene journalist, will be focusing on long-range marketing and public relations at Palau Community College this summer. In the past, Barbara has consulted with public relations professionals and managed an Energy Outlet center in Eugene for a local utility.

Aubrey Hord, a staff member with the MSPP, will be assisting the Palau Division of Cultural Affairs this summer on a computerization project for their program activities and budgets. Aubrey is a graduate student in community and regional planning with an emphasis on natural resource planning for native ecosystems. Prior to attending the UO, she worked as a PADI Divemaster on Maui and educated visitors and local school children about the coral reef ecosystem.

Returning Technical Assistant and current technical support person for the MSPP, Clint Chiavarini will be developing a conservation and education program for the Palau Division of Conservation and Entomology. Clint graduates this spring with a master's in community and regional planning from the UO.

Originally from northern Greece, Vassilis Dalakas will be collaborating with the Palau Department of Agriculture to design an agricultural marketing plan. Vassilis is pursuing a doctoral degree in marketing at the UO. His main area of concentration is in international marketing and human behavior. He has been in the United States five years.

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