Active Board Members
Dr. Tamara Stenn is an economist and entrepreneur with a specialization in sustainable development, indigenous people, and wellbeing. Her global areas of interest are Bolivia and the Andes region. She also lives and works in Nicaragua. Dr. Stenn is a professor of Professional Studies at Landmark College where she leads the LEAP entrepreneurship program and teaches neurodiverse students using universal design techniques.
Dr. Julie Snorek, WWAC Secretary, is a Research Associate in the Environmental Studies Department of Dartmouth College. As a social ecologist, Julie Snorek has been developing an intricate understanding of social, ecological, and political transitions in the Sahel and Sahara where she has lived and worked for over twelve years with rural, nomadic and semi-nomadic societies. She received her Ph.D from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2016 and her M.S. from SIT Graduate Institute in 2010.
Clare Morgana Gillis received her Ph.D. in Medieval History from Harvard U. in 2010. She has worked as a journalist in Libya and Syria and has taught history and Modern Middle Eastern studies at Marlboro College and Dartmouth College. She will begin her role as Professor of History at Landmark College in Sept. 2020.
Rev. Scott Couper, AKA “Scott,” is the Pastor at the Centre Congregational Church. He arrived from the Republic of So. Africa where he was a missionary for 18 years. While there, Scott earned a PhD in History and published a biography of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Albert Luthuli.
Maia Segura is a marketing and communications professional specializing in economic and community development with an expertise in empowering multicultural communities. She earned a BS in International Studies from Marlboro College and the School for International Training, and earned her MS in Integrated Marketing Communications from the Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University.
Advisory Board Members
Thomas French, Veteran Board member, Retired from distinguished law practice.
Javed Chaudhri, Professor, Keene State College, former Vice-Chairman of the WWAC Board