People

Staff


Lena Granberg

Interim Executive Director

Lena Granberg returned to UNAGB in November 2015 as interim Executive Director, having previously serving in the position from 2000-2014. Lena’s passion is global education, with an emphasis of looking at issues from different perspectives. Prior to joining UNAGB in 2000, Lena worked for two decades for Boston-based World Times, Inc., publisher of The WorldPaper, […]

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Caitlin Moore

Education Director

A graduate of Bowdoin College and Harvard Graduate School of Education, Caitlin taught middle school social studies in Fitchburg and East Boston and was a Dean of Curriculum and Instruction in Lawrence. As a teacher, she led a Model UN club, and taught Model UN in her classroom. As an administrator, she supported social studies […]

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Lynn Arsenault

Global Education and Communications Consultant

Having served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, Lynn is enthusiastic about educating our youth about global issues. While in Vanuatu, Lynn worked as an English Literacy Trainer and Teacher. Her position involved training teachers, co-teaching six grade levels, hosting youth leadership workshops, and implementing sustainable development projects […]

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Fiona Creed

Special Advisor

Fiona completed her BA and MA at University College Dublin, Ireland and her PhD (EU Foreign Policy coordination at the United Nations) at University College Cork, which included a one-year research scholar position at the Macmillan Center at Yale University. She also worked as a Junior Political Analyst at the EU Delegation to the United […]

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Allison Smith

Special Advisor

After being a UNAGB intern through college and a dedicated volunteer following graduation, Ali had a brief stint working at Liberty Mutual, but then returned to UNAGB to organize events for the community to raise awareness for the wonderful and varied ways that the UN affects all lives around the world. She has a degree […]

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Samantha Day

Education Intern

Samantha Day is originally from Scottsdale, Arizona and is a rising junior at Boston University. She is studying international relations with a business, international economics, and politics concentration and a regional focus on Europe. She is also working on adding a minor in Chinese, for which she is will be studying at Fudan University in […]

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Bruna Luniere da Costa

Education Intern

A rising senior at Boston University, Bruna is double majoring in Economics and International Relations. Although she is originally from Brazil, Bruna has lived in four countries and has a passion for foreign affairs. In high school, she participated in Model United Nations programs and attended the Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. At […]

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Madison Lipson

Education Intern

Madison Lipson is from Boston, MA and is a graduating senior from Meridian Academy in Jamaica Plain. Next year she will be attending the University of Western Ontario where she hopes to major in global economics. Madison has been an active Model UN participant since seventh grade and was one of the founding members of […]

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Grace Li

Education Intern

Grace Li is a rising Junior at Boston University pursuing a dual-degree in International Relations and Communication with concentrations in Environmentally Sustainable Development and Advertising. She is originally from Needham, MA, and hopes to pursue a career in international and environmental law following graduation. Grace grew up in a diverse family with a father from […]

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Jerome Edwards

Education Intern

Jerome is from Paris, France, and moved to the US in his junior year of high school. Having currently just graduated from Beaver Country Day School, he will be attending Harvard University next year, hoping to pursue a concentration in biology with a secondary in international relations. Jerome spent his two years in high school […]

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Hazel Law

Education Intern

Hazel Law is a recent graduate from Boston Latin School and a lifelong resident of Boston. In the fall she will be attending Mills College in Oakland California. She plans to do an interdisciplinary major with environmental science and social justice, with the goal of going into public health work and political advising. She is […]

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Jordan McGuffee

Education Intern

Jordan is a senior at Haverford College from Chattanooga, Tennessee. She is majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Political Theory and minoring in both German and Philosophy. Jordan has done many different forms of debate throughout her academic career. In high school, she participated in Model UN and Student Congress as well as […]

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Madailein McLaughlin

Education Intern

Madailein McLaughlin is a rising senior at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. She is originally from Dedham, MA. At Plymouth State, Madailein is a public management major. She works at the writing center, the tutoring center and the admissions office. Along with being a global ambassador and global orientation leader, Madailein is also the […]

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Board of Directors


Richard Golob

President

Richard Golob is President and Chief Executive Officer of GGA Software Services, a leading offshore outsourcing company that provides scientific software engineering, algorithm development, and data curation services, especially for the life sciences industry. With its headquarters office in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and its development center in St. Petersburg, Russia, GGA has focused on bringing together […]

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Arese Carrington

Vice President

Arese Carrington is a medical doctor and public health consultant. She is Vice President of Africana Consultants where she specializes in public health programming and investment promotion in Africa. She previously worked as an Associate Director of the Harvard School of Public Health’s AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeri a (APIN). She received her medical degree […]

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Jacob Homiller

Treasurer

Jacob Homiller is Senior Vice President, Global Business Management for A.W. Chesterton Company.  He is responsible for the management of Chesterton’s global business, including operations in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. Jake’s responsibilities include the commercial activities globally, as well as manufacturing and operations outside of North America.  Prior to Chesterton, Jake worked with […]

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Nathaniel Tassinari

Clerk

Nate Tassinari has been serving on the Board of UNAGB since 2012 and has been a member of UNAGB since 2006. Professionally Nate has had a varied career which includes work in software, startups, retail, finance and publishing. Currently Nate is a Vice President at TD Bank where he serves as a Commercial Relationship Manager […]

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Harriet Cross

Harriet Cross is Her Majesty’s Consul General to New England. Harriet has been a member of Her Majesty’s Diplomatic Service for 20 years. Before coming to Boston in 2016, she was Deputy Ambassador at the British Embassy in Yemen. However, due to the conflict in Yemen, she organised the evacuation of the Embassy and subsequently […]

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William Febbo

Connecting the Pharma & Healthcare industry with compliant innovation has been Will Febbo’s trademark in over 18 years of leading health service & technology companies. In 1999, he co-founded MedPanel, a market intelligence and communication provider to the biomedical & medical device industries. When Febbo sold it in 2007 to Merriman Capital, he held dual […]

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Kari Heistad

As founder and CEO of Culture Coach International, Kari leads a diverse team of cross cultural specialists who provide consulting and training services in the areas of cross cultural and diversity issues. Diversity has been the hallmark of her work and her experiences have brought her into contact with world leaders, inner-city youth, non-profit organizations […]

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Jonathan Lacoste

Jonathan Lacoste is the Co-Founder and President of Jebbit, a mobile marketing software company. Jebbit has raised over $10M in venture capital with some of the largest brands in the world as customers and partners, including Google, eBay and the Expedia. Since launching the company, Jonathan has been named to the Forbes “30 Under 30” and was the […]

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Janice Hunt

Janice G. Hunt lives in Needham. In addition to being on the UNAGB board, she is an Overseer of the Huntington Theatre, serves on several committees of The Trustees of Reservations (past President) and Wellesley College (past President of the Alumnae Association and Trustee) and many other community organizations. She and her husband, Roger B. […]

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J.D. LaRock

J.D. LaRock is the Chief of Staff at Northeastern University. In this capacity, he serves on the senior leadership team of the university, manages executive-level initiatives, events, and the executive staff, and advises the university president on a wide range of issues. Immediately prior to this position, J.D. was a senior analyst and manager of […]

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Robert Maloney

Robert P. Maloney is a Partner at Prince Lobel Tye LLP. Bob focuses his practice in the areas of corporate law, tax, and estate planning.  He advises companies on all stages of their development–from inception to financing, benefit plans, equity plans, acquisitions, mergers, and sale of the business.  As co-chair of the firm’s Closely Held […]

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Alma Morrison

Alma G. Morrison has been a member of the Board of UNAGB for many years, serving in various capacities, including as Clerk and Chair of the Advocacy Committee. Alma is a former Chair of the Steering Committee of the UNA-USA Council of Chapters and Divisions and served 10 years as Representative from its New England […]

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Hakan Satiroglu

Hakan Satiroglu is an entrepreneur and seasoned executive focused on the transition of business models and processes in the digital age. In 2004 he founded Xplana Learning, a social learning network which is paving the way for how learning will be enabled in the 21st Century. Xplana is the leading personal learning environment integrating local […]

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Mark Stein

Mark B. Stein is a partner in the Corporate Department in Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, where he concentrates his practice in securities, mergers and acquisitions and general representation of start-ups. Mr. Stein speaks regularly on matters of interest to emerging and growth companies, including corporate finance strategies, corporate governance and equity-based incentive compensation. He […]

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Gina Wilcox

Gina Wilcox first experienced Model UN as a high school student from upstate New York representing the Republic of Belarus at the Hague International Model UN. She continued her involvement through college and now runs the Model UN middle school program at The Park School in Brookline, MA, with her husband. Ms. Wilcox received her […]

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