Board of Directors

The National Board provides overall direction of the World Affairs Councils of America.

Chairman
Ambassador Roman Popadiuk
World Affairs Councils of America

Vice Chair
Sylvia V. Fields
Executive Director
Eden Hall Foundation

Vice Chair
Donna Suddeth
Naples Council on World Affairs

President and CEO
Bill Clifford
World Affairs Councils of America

Treasurer
Nigel J. Sutton
Vice President, International Defense Systems Group
Orbital ATK

Secretary
Serge Tomassian
Managing Partner
Tomassian, Throckmorton & Inouye LLP

Karen S. de Bartolomé
Executive Director
WorldDenver

James Falk
President & CEO
World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth

Robert Fischer
Executive Director
World Affairs Council of St. Louis

Nancy F. Hamlin
Past President
World Affairs Council of Rochester

Forough B. Hosseini
Senior Vice President - Information Systems
ICI Homes, Inc.

Sam Johnson
Chairman and CEO
Johnson + Sterling

Katherine Keck

Noel Lateef
President and CEO
Foreign Policy Association

Roger Niak
World Affairs Council of Atlanta

Stephen J. Petras, Jr.
Board Member
Cleveland Council on World Affairs

Don Samford
Board President
Peoria Area World Affairs Council

Craig Snyder
President & CEO
World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

Ljubomir (L.J.) Stambuk
President & CEO
World Affairs Council of Charlotte

Xiao Yin Zhao
Executive Director
World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana

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