Timothy M. Resch was a Peace Corps Forester in Morocco 1970-74, and he currently serves as the President of Friends of Morocco, an organization of Americans, mostly returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs), with experience in Morocco, Moroccan-Americans and Moroccans in America who are united with an interest in promoting educational, cultural, charitable, social, literary and scientific exchange between Morocco and the United States of America. He recently retired from USAID where he was last Bureau Environmental Advisor for the USAID Bureau for Africa. His office worked to strengthen critical links between biodiversity conservation, natural resources management, improved livelihoods and economic growth, and good governance throughout Africa. It provided leadership on African development issues through analysis, strategy development, program design, technical assistance, advocacy, and information dissemination. Tim has an MS in Forestry (Silviculture), Colorado State University; and a BS in Forestry (Multiple Use), University of Minnesota. Tim also speaks French and conversational Moroccan Arabic. He has served as the TALIM Treasurer since 2012.