The WWAC Board

Active Board Members

Dr. Julie Snorek 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

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.

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


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

Rev. Scott Couper

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


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

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


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


Paul Love, Esteemed and Valued Honorary Board Member Emeritus

Karen Blanchard

Karen Blanchard Honorary Board Member, Retired Professor, SIT.

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