Thursday, March 5, 2009

ONWARD

Bill RaynorBill Raynor has accepted a new postion in the Nature Conservancy where he will be the new Conservation Program Director, for Asia-Pacific and N. Asia Conservation Regions. His responsibilities will include supervising current cross-cutting program teams to better support the work of TNC's current programs in China, Mongolia, Indonesia, East Timor, Australia, Melanesia and Micronesia.

He will take some of the lessons TNC has learned while working in the Micronesia Program, especially those focused on supporting and growing local partners, and apply them on a regional level.

Bill started in his new position ½ time, January 1st, and will be fully transitioned April 1st. He will continue to work out of Pohnpei. His assignment for the first 6 months will be supporting the TNC Coral Triangle Program Team, conducting a review of the TNC Melanesia Program, and formalizing the current TNC Asia-Pacific cross-cutting programs team, made up of folks located from California to Bangkok to Beijing.

Starting March 1st, Trina Leberer will be the new TNC Micronesia Program Director.

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