Michael A. Rice

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Michael A. Rice
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Country Philippines
Years: 1981-1985
Group Code Philippines-186
Region(s) Ilocos
Program(s) Agriculture,Environment
Assignment(s) Coastal /Fisheries Resource Management
From US state Rhode_Island
From US town/city Wakefield, Rhode Island
Michael Rice started in Philippines 1981
Michael A. Rice
Region: Ilocos
Roger N Matthew, Robert Andrew Maynard, Bill Powell, Michael A. Rice, John Turner
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David Bragg, James Cogswell, Connie Reimer, Michael A. Rice, Rod Rylander, William Van Wyck, Gary Winner
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Daniel Banks, Eileen Chase, James Cogswell, Nathan Epling, Michael A. Rice
Other Volunteers who served in Philippines
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Projects in Philippines
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Bantay Dagat Outpost, Bicol Region Camp GLOW, Education Materials for Special Needs Children, Helping Hands, On-site Skills Training Program, Re-Engineering SPED Programs Division Wide for Students with Disabilities, Strategies for Implementing Biosand Water Filter Projects Case Studies from the Philippines, Workstation Computer Lab
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Michael Alan Rice, is a professor of fisheries and aquaculture at the University of Rhode Island and state representative from South Kingstown, Rhode Island. A Democrat, he serves in the Rhode Island House of Representatives, representing the 35th district, which encompasses the village of Kingston and West Kingston, and parts of the neighborhoods of Tuckertown, Wakefield and Peace Dale. Rice was first elected in November 4, 2008 and took office on January 6, 2009.

Michael Rice was born March 4, 1955 in San Jose, California, to Richard Eugene Rice and Marilyn Joyce (Cardoza) Rice. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1972 in Garden Grove, California. Rice attended Servite High School in Anaheim, California before attending the University of San Francisco, and graduating with a B.S. in Biology in 1977. While working in the laboratory of physiologist Grover C. Stephens at the University of California, Irvine, he earned both a master’s degree in biology in 1981 and a Ph.D. in comparative physiology in 1987. Rice served in the U.S. Peace Corps in the Republic of the Philippines from 1981 to 1985 working with the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. During that time, he worked to improve the sanitary quality of farmed oysters. In 1982, while working with José Maria DeGuzman of Value Trading Company, Inc., in Dagupan City, he helped establish the first commercially successful farm for serranid grouper fish in the Philippines.

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