Peters for President
Jeffrey B. Peters
Tin Mine Rd.
Jackson, NH 03846
Fax 603-383-6973
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RESUME:

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:

1994-Present: Co-Founder of We The People, The American People's Party- A citizens movement dedicated to a rebirth of democracy in America.

1992-1994 Charter Member, New York-Democratic Leadership Council (DLC).

1991: Founding Patron, Member, Connecticut-Democratic Leadership Council(DLC).

1989-Present Member, Democratic Leadership Council (DLC).

1988-1996: Elected Justice of the Peace, Ridgefield, CT (1/88-1/97).

1988: Dukakis Delegate to the Democratic National Convention, Atlanta, GA.

1987: Member, Democratic National Committee (DNC), Washington, DC.

1986-1989: Member, Democratic Town Committee, Ridgefield, CT.

1986: Candidate for the Democratic Congressional nomination in the 5th District of Connecticut; won sufficient delegate votes (31% vs. the 20% minimum required) to assure a primary; lost primary by approximately 1,500 votes.

1985: Founder and Chairman of New Democratic Dimensions-Connecticut (NDD-CT), a forum for bringing innovative ideas into the Democratic Party of CT.

1984-1985: Elected and re-elected to the Representative Town Meeting (RTM) of Greenwich, Connecticut

1984-Present: Financial Contributor to various Democratic Presidential, U.S. Senate and other political campaigns.

1979-1980: U.S. Senatorial Appointee, by Senator Jacob Javits, as Executive Director of The U.S.-Mexico Quadripartite Commission, a bilateral commission to improve business and political relations between the two countries.

1977: Volunteer in the New York City Mayoral Campaign of Mario Cuomo.

1975-1976: Volunteer in the Presidential Campaign of Sargent Shriver - wrote issue paper on U.S. Energy Self-Reliance.

1970: Volunteered with Steve Conn in the "boiler room," in the early development of Common Cause, the Citizen's Lobby founded by John Gardner.


BUSINESS EXPERIENCE:

1981-Present: President & CEO, The U.S.-Mexican Development Corporation (USMDC), a 1978-1979 real estate, finance and new business development company.

1990-Present: President & CEO, The U.S.-Business Development Company (USBDC).

1979-Present: President & CEO, The U.S.-Chinese Development Company (USCDC).

1979-1980: Executive Director, U.S.-Mexico Quadripartite Commission

1976-1978: Assistant Vice President, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, Corporate Loan Officer.

1974-1975: Independent Consultant to The World Bank.


EDUCATION:

1966-1970: Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts. B.A. Cum Laude in Government. Participated in "The International Honors Program," an around-the-world research/study program.

1971: Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, DC, course work in Latin American Studies.

1972-73: University of the Americas, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico. M.A. degree under Ford Foundation Fellowship.

1978: New York University Business School, New York, New York. Took course entitled: "How to Start Your Own Business," and proceeded to become founder and President of USMDC.


DIRECTORSHIPS:

1990-1993: Director, U.S.-Mexico Chamber of Commerce (merged with MCCUS 1990).

1985-1990: Director, Mexican Chamber of Commerce of the United States (MCCUS).

1978-1981: Treasurer, Vice President and/or Director of the Forum for Corporate Responsibility, New York, New York.


OTHER:

1993-Present: Corporate Member of American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico (AMCHAM)

1991-1994: Gubernatorial Appointee as "member of the Export-Trade Panel, as an executive officer in a small to medium business engaged in export trade," by Gov. Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. of Connecticut.

1991: Selected to be in the directory Who's Who Among Rising Americans.

1989-Present: Member: Americas Society, New York, New York.

1989: Honorary Fellow of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts.

1989: Member: Trade Advisory Committee of Connecticut, under the leadership of Congressman Sam Gejdenson of the 2nd District of Connecticut.

1988: Member: Development Committee of The International Honors Program.

1986-1995: Charter Member: The Ambassadors' Roundtable/Forum for World Affairs, Stamford, CT.

1983-Present Member of League of Women Voters

1983: Selected as one of the "Outstanding Young Men of America."

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