Board of Directors

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

Chairman
Ambassador Roman Popadiuk
WACA

Vice Chair
Sylvia V. Fields
Executive Director
Eden Hall Foundation

Vice Chair
Stephen J. Petras, Jr.
Board Member
Cleveland CWA

President and CEO
Bill Clifford
WACA

Treasurer
Charles J. Stout
Senior Financial Advisor
DBR & CO

Secretary
Dr. Joan Apple Lemoine
Board Member
WAC Hilton Head

Carlos Alvarez
Chief Executive Officer
The Gambrinus Company

Karen Burghart
Executive Director
Colorado Springs WAC

Mimi Gregory
Vice President, Programs
Naples CWA

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

Matthew Hughes
Executive Director
International Relations Council

A. Alex Lari
Chairman
The Claremont Group

Maryanne Maldonado
Executive Director
WAC Greater Houston

Derrick Olsen
President
WorldOregon

Craig Snyder
President & CEO
WAC Philadelphia

Xiao Yin Zhao
Executive Director
WAC Kentucky and Southern Indiana

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