Glenn Blumhorst is President of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), a national membership organization for individuals influenced by the Peace Corps experience. He launched his career with the Peace Corps, serving as an agriculture extension Volunteer in Guatemala from 1988-91. Working with 18 rural Mayan Indian communities in the central highlands, he helped increase the economic capacity of 650 smallholder families through alternative technologies, production diversification, and resource conservation practices. Prior to joining the NPCA, he was the Chief of Party and Country Representative for ACDI/VOCA in Colombia. Glenn holds both graduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia: a Master of Public Administration, with an emphasis on International Development Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with an emphasis in Agricultural Economics. When not working, Glenn enjoys photography and flying – his photos have been published in multiple media and he is a licensed private pilot.