Member-elected (current term ends June 2016) – The Americas
Dennis Grubb was elected to the NPCA Board in June 2013 for a three year term as the “Representative of the Americas.” He was a Volunteer in Colombia I (1961-1963.) He is a Life member of Friends of Colombia and RPCV/W. He served on the Washington Peace Corps Staff in the 60’s in recruiting, selection and training. He was the Director of the Peace Corps Training Centers at the University of New Mexico and Southern Illinois University.
He was elected to the National Fulbright Association Board in 2009 and now serves as an advisor to the Association. He was also appointed to the American University Board from 2009-2012 and serves as an advisor to the Dean at the School of International Service.
His professional work experience is in developing countries banking and brokerage institutions, working with stock exchanges, financial intermediaries, non-bank financial institutions and regulatory bodies in the emerging markets of Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Since 1990, he is the Managing Director and founder of Invest Asia, Ltd, (www.investasia1.com)an independent consultancy engaged by the international practices of Deloitte & Touché, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG for clients, including the World Bank, the IMF, the Asian Development Bank, and the U.S. Treasury and Agency for International Development for emerging market development projects. He is a Director of The Aries Group (www.ariesgroup.com), Washington, D.C. An international consultancy for the development banking and finance industry
He has worked in emerging market and transitional economy countries such as Ethiopia, Romania, Ukraine, Albania, India, Iraq, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Mongolia, The Philippines, Indonesia, Korea, China, Thailand, Tunisia, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil while based in New York, Washington and London. After Peace Corps service, he was an executive with major New York and London financial institutions.
For five decades he has protected and expanded the Peace Corps legacy concept and as a NPCA Board member he wishes to strengthen, delivers and expanded benefits to the membership. – He promises to help the NPCA find the missing 200,000 RPCV’s and work with RPCV’s Members of Congress to “Stand Up” and double the budget and size of the Peace Corps.