Louis C. Stamberg

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Lou Stamberg "retired from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in 1995, having completed a career that spanned more than 30 years. He has extensive experience in all aspects of planning, implementation, and evaluation of international economic development programs, as well as experience in management, policyhttps://www.sourcewatch.org/skins/monobook/sw_logo_right2.jpg formulation, and program reviews to strengthen private voluntary organizations (PVOs) and their work with USAID. Mr. Stamberg held numerous positions at USAID, most recently as the director of Private and Voluntary Cooperation (PVC), where he administered $60 million in annual grants in support of PVO capacity building, institutional development, child survival and development education. He also served as assistant director in the Office of Development Planning in the Africa Bureau, deputy director of the Office of Program Policy and Management in the Bureau for Food for Peace and Voluntary Assistance, and officer-in-charge for Tunisia, Morocco, Afghanistan and Yemen. Over the years, his country responsibilities have included sub-Saharan Africa, India, Thailand and Indonesia. Mr. Stamberg has received numerous professional awards including USAID's Superior Honor Award and Meritorious Honor Award for support of Near East/South Asian programs, for leadership in planning and management under the Development Fund for Africa, and for leadership in improving the partnership between USAID and PVOs. He was awarded a citation by InterAction for supporting the work of PVOs working internationally, and by USAID's Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid for dedication and leadership. He has written and edited numerous reports on development. Mr. Stamberg holds a B.A. in economics from Columbia College, where he was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School." [1]

He is the chair of Pact and married to Susan Stamberg.

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