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Our Mission

Friends of Morocco is a organization of Americans, mostly returned Peace Corps volunteers, with experience in Morocco and Moroccans in America united with an interest in promoting educational, cultural, charitable, social, literary and scientific exchange between Morocco and the United States of America.

FOM's mission is the following:

unite Americans with Morocco experience, Moroccan-Americans and Moroccans in America

improve the awareness of Americans regarding the culture, needs and achievements of Moroccan peoples

keep members and others current on events in Morocco

organize and implement development education and outreach activities

support projects of the U.S. Peace Corps and private charitable organizations in Morocco

support scholarship on Morocco and Moroccans

Friends of Morocco is governed by a Board of Directors and managed by an appointed Executive Committee.

Current Directors are Ruth Ann Skaff, Jerry Bookin-Weiner and Hassan Samrhouni.

According to the Articles of Incorporation and Corporate Bylaws, the Board of Directors appoint the Executive Committee of President, Secretary and Treasurer and other officers as necessary.  Procedure for the Board of Directors has been to meet via periodic telephone conference call and at annual meetings.   There is no geographic restriction to serve with both Directors and officers now distributed throughout the U.S.  If you are interested in becoming more involved in Friends of Morocco, please contact Tim Resch at

Become a Member

Join Friends of Morocco to stay connected and support Peace Corps community initiatives! 



We are an affiliate of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA).

NPCA is the nonprofit alumni network at the center of a vibrant community of over 220,000 people who share the Peace Corps experience. NPCA champions lifelong commitment to Peace Corps ideals by connecting, engaging and promoting its members and affiliate groups as they continue to make a difference in communities in the U.S. and abroad. NPCA is also dedicated to advocating for, contributing to, and supporting the betterment of the Peace Corps. Visit NPCA to learn more