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International Exchange Center Staff

Ms. Moksheda Thapa, Program Specialist

Moksheda Thapa joined the American Immigration Council in October 2012 as a Program Specialist. Ms. Thapa was a J-1 visa recipient under the Partnership for Learning Undergraduate Studies (PLUS) program from 2005-2007. After completing her two years residency requirement in her home country, Nepal, she returned to the US in 2009. Ms. Thapa holds a Master of Public Service degree from the University Of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service.

Ms. Tammie Harrison, Program Specialist

Tammie Harrison became affiliated with the American Immigration Council in 2011 and joined the staff of the International Exchange Center in June 2012. Ms. Harrison is a graduate of Emory University with a degree in political science. She holds a graduate certificate from The Hopkins-Nanjing Center, where she studied Chinese law, politics and economics. She has worked at the Emory University Center for International Programs Abroad and in business development and management for Berlitz, a global language education company.

Mr. Jai Misra, Program Specialist

Jai Misra joined the American Immigration Council in April 2012 and works with the International Exchange Center's J-1 visa sponsorship program. Mr. Misra graduated from Gettysburg College with a degree in Globalization Studies, and he spent a year at the American University in Cairo (AUC) where he helped design cultural exchange programs for study abroad students at AUC's International Student Services Office.

Ms. Lois C. Magee, Director, International Exchange Center

Lois C. Magee was named Director of the American Immigration Council's International Exchange Center in January 2006. Ms. Magee has been affiliated with a number of citizen exchange organizations including the International Christian Youth Exchange, AFS Intercultural Programs, and the YMCA International Branch. She has worked with and written on J-1 visa programs for over twenty years. Ms. Magee holds a Master's degree in International Administration from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, VT.