Board of Directors

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

Glenn Creamer
Senior Managing Director Emeritus, Senior Advisor
Providence Equity

Vice Chair
Mimi Gregory
Vice President, Programs
Naples CWA

Vice Chair
A. Alex Lari
The Claremont Group

President and CEO
Bill Clifford
World Affairs Councils of America

Charles J. Stout
Senior Financial Advisor

Karen Burghart
Executive Director
Colorado Springs WAC

Carlos Alvarez
Chief Executive Officer
The Gambrinus Company

Mimi Burke
Senior Policy Advisor
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Michelle Harpenau
Executive Director
WAC Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

Matthew Hughes
Executive Director
International Relations Council

Chuck Leonard
Board President
Montana World Affairs Council

Maryanne Maldonado
Chief Executive Officer
WAC Greater Houston

Derrick Olsen

Serge Tomassian
Managing Partner
Tomassian, Throckmorton, Inouye & Grigorian LLP

Mary Yntema
President & CEO

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