Alumni Spotlight: Jeremiah Rees

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Jeremiah Rees completed the Master of Public Administration program from College of Charleston’s Graduate School in December of 2014. He hails from the town of Good Hope, a small farming community near Athens, Georgia. Jeremy was homeschooled throughout his early education and split his undergraduate education between Grace College (Winona Lake, IN) and Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA). He completed his undergraduate education in 2010 with a degree in Organizational Leadership. Mr. Rees has been a member of the United States Army Reserve since April of 2002 and has completed two overseas tours, one to Iraq in 2003-04 and another to Honduras in 2006-07. He has been decorated for military service with the Joint Service Achievement Medal for his work with the Honduran military and has received numerous other awards, commendations, and medals during his time in the Army. He currently operates at the rank of Staff Sergeant.  Jeremy began working with Water Mission in February of 2013 as the Production Supervisor. His primary responsibilities include supervising daily teams of 8-12 volunteers, stock ordering, and international shipping. He has subsequently been promoted to Director of Operations overseeing all of those same activities and coordinates shipping life-saving water treatment equipment to dozens of countries on 6 Continents. Mr. Rees is also responsible for budgeting operations, facilities maintenance, strategic relationships, and coordinating logistics for +4,000 person events.

 

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