The WWAC Board

Active Board Members

Tamara Stenn photoDr. 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.



Clare Morgana GillisClare 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.





LIssaWeinmannLissa Weinmann is a writer and communications/ political consultant, and the Co-Owner of 118 Elliot.





Rev. Scott CouperRev. 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.




Jim Kirby is retired and his career was in the application of solar energy. conservation, and efficiency in buildings. He studied and taught in Mexico, Sweden, Kenya and China.




Administrative Director

Susan Healy, a retired US History teacher, moved to Brattleboro in 2021.  For thirty years she taught public high school students in both Massachusetts and New York.





Advisory Board Members

Eshagh W/ViolinDr. Eshagh Shaoul, Retired Financial Executive, Musician, Gardener Extraordinaire, former Chairman of the WWAC Board





Rosalyn Shaoul, Former ESL Instructor, former WWAC Webmaster and Treasurer. Also worked on publicity and event management.





Tom French

Thomas French, Veteran Board member, Retired from distinguished law practice.





Paul LovePaul Love, Esteemed and Valued Honorary Board Member Emeritus





Karen BlanchardKaren Blanchard, Honorary Board Member, Retired Professor, SIT.





Javed Chaudhri, Professor, Keene State College, former Vice-Chairman of the WWAC Board






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