William Tarpai


William Tarpai
Member since:
07 May, 2014


- Globalization Consultant, Riverside, California 6/2012 to Present
- Member, Board of Directors, Southern California Sister Cities International 3/2014 to Present
- Vice-President, International Relations Council of Riverside, California (responsible for Sister-City Programs) 2/2013 to June 2015
- Foreign Affairs Officer - Franklin Fellow , United States Department of State, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO), Washington, DC 4/2011 to 4/2012 

- Professional Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 6/1992 to 7/2010 Geneva, Switzerland, [• Senior Administrative Officer,  Budapest, Hungary (Jul/07 to Jul/10)
• Head of Regional Sub-Office, Tuzla, Bosnia-Hercegovina (Jun/03 to Jun07)
• Senior Admin/Program Officer, Peshawar, Pakistan (Mar01 - May03)
• Head of Regional Sub-Office, Uige, Angola (Aug00 to Feb01)
• Senior Regional Administrative Officer Tashkent, Uzbekistan (May98 - Jul00) • Senior Administrative Officer, Geneva, Switzerland (Mar95 - Apr98) •Finance Officer,  Maputo, Mozambique (Nov92 -Mar95) 
•Senior Administrative Officer, Zagreb, Croatia (Jul92 - Oct92)]
- United States Peace Corps, Washington, DC, 4/1987 – 6/1992 
•Associate Country Director, Administration Sofia, Bulgaria (Jan91 - Jun92) 
•Senior Regional Administrative Officer Chicago, Illinois (Apr87 - Dec90)

-Master's Degree - Public Administration (MPA) - California State University - San Bernardino, California, 1985 
-Graduate Studies, Social Welfare Administration - California State Universities and Colleges International Program, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (1976-77)
-Bachelor's Degree - Social Sciences (BA) - California State University - San Bernardino, California (1973)

Role(s) / Profession(s)

  • Administrator (CEO, COO, President, Executive)


  • International Relations Council of Riverside

Work Location(s)

  • United States