Who We Are

Worcester World Affairs Council members include academics, professionals and business people, all of whom share a desire to gain a greater understanding of global issues, and to discuss international relations with well-informed individuals.​

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Our Team
Sawkat Anwer

President

 

Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University

Richard Avis

Speakers Committee

Retired High-tech Executive

Jane Cartelli

Speakers Committee

Past President of Simon and Schuster Educational Book Division

Karen Chaparian

Speakers Committee

Retired Business Owner and Teacher

Carol Crowley

Director

Financial Advisor at Edward Jones

Carolyn Erskine

Director

Reiki Master Practitioner and Teacher

Philomena Feighan

Director

Peter H. Hansen

Director

Webmaster

Professor of History and Director of International and Global Studies, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Darvin Kapitz

New Member Outreach

Retired Nuclear Engineer, Framatome Inc (North America)

Tej Maini

Director

President, Worcester Institute for Senior Education

Toni Meltzer

New Member Outreach

Retired Manager

Erwin H. Miller

Board Chair

 

Retired Attorney, Bowditch and Dewey LLC

Donna Rose

Treasurer

 

Retired Physical Therapist

Henry B. Rose

Clerk

Retired Manager of International Operations, Jamesbury Corp.

Carol Seager

Director

Speakers Committee

Retired Geriatric Care Manager

Jim Welu

Director

Student Program Coordinator

Director Emeritus Worcester Art Museum

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