Board of Directors
Dr. Nat J. Colletta || President
Adjunct Professor of International Studies at New College of Florida, Founding Manager of the World Bank’s Conflict Prevention/ Post-Conflict Reconstruction Unit; advisor to UN, multilateral, and bilateral agencies on conflict and development.
Dr. Barbara Hicks || Executive Vice President for Education
Professor of Political Science and Director of International Studies at New College of Florida; board member of UN Association, Sarasota-Manatee chapter; Great Decisions discussion leader.
Virginia Hitchcock || Vice President for Communications
Formerly with the World Bank External Affairs Department; UN Women International Film Festival Committee, Guardian ad Litem.
Lynne Partington || Vice President for Programs
Former Vice-President of Detroit's Council of World Affairs, Adjunct Professor at Wayne State University, and Executive Director of Freedom House, Detroit, Michigan.
Dorothy Watson || Vice President for Membership
Retired Senior Foreign Service Officer; Vice President and Former President of UN Association, Sarasota-Manatee; UN Association Regional Director.
Suzanne Janney || Secretary
Special Assistant to the President at New College of Florida, senior member of the campus National Fellowship team, Fulbright Program administrator at the Institute of International Education (IIE), New York.
George Keane || Treasurer Emeritus
Founder and President Emeritus of the Common Fund Group, the leading investment fund for universities and colleges in the United States.
Wesley Anne Beggs
Dr. Suzanne Feetham
Internationally recognized leader in healthcare and research; author of landmark research on families, genetics and genomics and public health; designated a Living Legend by American Academy of Nursing (2011).
Jorge Ignacio Fernández
Former senior corporate executive; advisor on Cuban affairs and trade; co-founder, Americans for Humanitarian Trade with Cuba; CARITAS Cuba; Best Buddies International.
J. Michael Holmes
Dr. Donal O’Shea
President of New College of Florida; internationally recognized mathematician; former Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Mount Holyoke College.