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Executive Committee

President
Mr. Pierce W. Powers II

 CEO Powers Insurance

 

World Affairs Council of St. Louis President Pierce Powers
Executive
Vice-President
Dr. Joel Glassman

Emeritus, International Studies & Programs
University of Missouri – St. Louis

 

World Affairs STL Great Decisions Glassman
Vice-President
At Large
Mr. Terry B. Hatfield

 

 

Vice President
At Large
Mr. Jeff Morris

Bunzl International Services, Inc.
General Manager

 

Vice President
At Large
Dr. Julian Schuster

Webster University
Provost, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

World Affairs Council of St. Louis Board Member Dr. Julian Schuster. President, Webster University
Vice President
At Large
Mr. Lawrence R. Taylor

Aziotics L.L.C.
President
 

World Affairs Council of St. Louis Board Member Larry Taylor
Secretary & Treasurer
Mr. John Wade

CFO (ret.)

 

Board of Directors

Mr. Jim Alexander

Senior Vice President, Economic Development
Saint Louis Regional Chamber

Ms. Donna B. Kirtian

CFO
Grimco

Mr. Mark M. Alexander

Faculty
Fontbonne University

Ms. Linda Kurz

Department of Veteran Affairs (ret.)
Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Dr. Hadi Alhorr

Director of the Boeing Institute of Int’l Business
Saint Louis University

 

 

Dr. John A. Lewington

Dean of the John E. Simon School of Business (ret.)
Maryville University

 

 

Ms. Crystal Barker

Associate Relationship Manager
PNC Commercial Banking

Dr. Peter Maher

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs,
International Campuses & Initiatives
Webster University

Patricia Burroughs-Bishop

Graduate Student
University of Missouri in St. Louis

 

 

Mr. Julien Marin-Couilloud

Global Ocean & Parcel Team Leader
Emerson Electric Co.

 

 

Mr. Philip DeFord

Partner
DHR International

 

 

Mr. Bradley K. Nowak

Director of Strategy
The Boeing Company

 

 

Ms. Madlena Demirchian

International Services Representative
Commerce Bank

 

 

Mr. Dennis Pruitt

Vice President of International Business Recruitment
Missouri Partnership

 

 

Mr. Burt Follman

Executive Vice President
Gershman Commercial Real Estate

 

 

Mr. Deepak Kant Vyas

Chairman & CEO
Redberri Global Corporation

 

 

Mr. Matt Harvey

Office Managing Partner, St. Louis
RSM International

 

Dr. Gregory P. Warner

Executive (ret.)
DuPont Nutrition & Health

 

Mr. Jeffery Johnson

Vice President, Phantom Works Defense, Space, & Security
The Boeing Company

 

 

Mr. Al Zimmerman

Senior Director
Novus International, Inc.

 

 

Ms. Fatima Khan

Attorney
Lewis Rice

 

 

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