People

Staff


Caitlin Moore

Executive 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

Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications

Having served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, Lynn is enthusiastic about educating our youth on 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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Zenzele Best

Operations and Advocacy Manager

After interning at UNAGB during college and returning as a volunteer following graduation, Zenzele worked as an Analyst at Initiative for Competitive Inner City before joining UNAGB full-time as Conference Operations Manager. Zenzele is deeply passionate about Model United Nations and global issues, and she has helped with curriculum development, logistics, and event management at […]

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Margo Bailey

Community Outreach Manager

Margo Bailey is a passionate global citizen with an interest in how communities can work together to achieve goals. She joined the UNAGB in 2019 as the Community Outreach Manager after working as a Project Management Assistant at The LEGO Foundation. Prior to that Margo completed her Master in Management at IE Business School as […]

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Meri Kimball

Curriculum Coordinator

Meri has worked for close to a decade in the classroom as a fifth-grade teacher. She has worked in Dover-Sherborn Public Schools, Newton Public Schools, and Medford Public Schools, championing project-based learning and innovative teaching practices. She specializes in creating hands-on activities and whole-class simulations directed by student choice, inquiry, and teamwork. Global citizenship is a […]

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Carrie Boland

In-Class Operations Coordinator

Carrie is passionate about education and preparing young leaders for the future. Carrie taught 6th grade in Camden, NJ before moving to roles outside of the classroom. Before becoming the In-Class Operations Coordinator for UNAGB, she worked as the Director of Fellowship Admissions at Education Pioneers. Her work focused on developing and executing processes to select […]

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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 two-year visiting scholar position at Yale University. She also worked as a Policy Analyst at the EU Delegation to the United Nations from 2000 – 2001. […]

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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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Kate Choi

Education Intern

Kate Choi is a rising junior at Boston University majoring in International Relations and minoring in Public Health. She is originally from Seoul, South Korea but grew up in Canada and the United States. Since freshman year, Kate became involved in a nonprofit organization called Generation Citizen as a Democracy Coach that initially sparked her […]

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Anabella Deloach

Special Projects Intern

Anabella is a second year at Northeastern University, studying International Affairs with minors in International Security Studies and Global Health. She is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, and spent the fall of 2018 studying abroad in Dublin, Ireland, where she developed an interest in European Union politics. Anabella is currently a part of the International […]

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Izzy Hardy

Education Intern

Izzy Hardy is a sophomore at the George Washington University. Her major is Journalism and Mass Communication and minors are French and Peace Studies. She grew up in Newton, Massachusetts but her parents are from Mexico City, Mexico and Winchester, United Kingdom. Izzy first participated in Model United Nations in sixth grade, and has since […]

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Emily Homiller

Education Intern

Emily Homiller recently graduated from Miss Porter’s School, in Farmington Connecticut. She plans on attending James Madison University in the fall. Emily lives in Westwood, MA with her two siblings and parents. She studied international relations at the college course level as a high school senior. This along with living in other countries helped Emily […]

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Julia Temple

Education Intern

Julia Temple is a rising senior at Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, MA. She has participated in Model UN since 7th grade and is the president of her Debate and Model Un Club, starting and running her own school conference. Julia has enjoyed chairing conferences with UNAGB and is excited to be a part […]

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Samuel Cheever

Seevak Fellow

Samuel Cheever is from Boston, Massachusetts and is a rising senior at Boston Latin School. He has participated in Tufts’ Inquiry program, a program which seeks to engage high school students in international issues, since the eighth grade. He is a leader in his school’s environmental club, the Boston Latin School Youth Climate Action Network, […]

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Mateo Daffin

Seevak Fellow

Born and raised in Roslindale, MA, Mateo is currently a rising senior at Boston Latin School located in the heart of Boston. As someone who is dedicated to social and climate justice, he has immersed himself in numerous leadership roles in clubs such as BLS B.L.A.C.K. (Black Leaders Aspiring for Change and Knowledge) and YouthCAN […]

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William Hu

Young Delegates Volunteer

William Hu is a rising sophomore at the Boston Latin School (BLS). He has been an active participant of the BLS Model UN Club since seventh grade, and enjoys attending conferences such as BosMun. At the same time, William enjoys travelling around the world to countries such as China, France, and Peru to experience various […]

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Sydney Lang

Young Delegates Volunteer

Sydney Lang is a recent graduate from Boston Latin School and a rising freshman at Harvard College. As a recipient of the Seevak Fellowship for Human Rights and Social Justice she worked an education intern with UNAGB in the summer of 2018. Sydney is spending this summer working on a City Council campaign in Boston, […]

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Nidhi Pillai

Young Delegates Volunteer

Nidhi Pillai is a rising junior at Hamilton Wenham Regional High School. Nidhi has participated in Model UN since her freshman year, and has attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Model United Nations Conference. She is an avid traveller, and has ventured to several different countries, experiencing new cultures and meeting new people. With exposure […]

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Emma Wilson

Young Delegates Volunteer

Emma is from Marion, Massachusetts and is a senior at Old Rochester Regional High School. She is planning to study Spanish and International Relations (with a focus on Human Rights) in college. Emma attended an intensive educational program at American University during the summer of 2018 which contributed greatly to her interest in these subjects. […]

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Board of Directors


Arese Carrington

President

Arese Carrington, MBBS, MPH is a Medical Doctor, International Public Health consultant, Human Rights and Social Justice activist and author. She specializes in international public health programming and women’s issues. She previously worked as an Associate Director of the Harvard School of Public Health’s AIDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN). She was responsible for creating the […]

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Gina Wilcox

Vice President, Education

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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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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Patricia Chilangwa

Patricia started volunteering at UNAGB in 2002, motivated by a strong desire to make a positive impact in the area of global women’s issues.  Since then, she has chaired and collaborated on many educational initiatives with global non-profit organizations to raise awareness about critical issues affecting girls and women everywhere.  Patricia started her career in the investment […]

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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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Richard Golob

Richard Golob serves as Global Head of Life Sciences at EPAM Systems, a publicly traded IT services firm with 22,000 professionals worldwide. Previously, Richard co-founded GGA Software Services, an outsourcing company that provided scientific informatics services to the life sciences industry, and served as its president and chief executive officer until the sale of GGA […]

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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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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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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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J.D. LaRock

Dr. J.D. LaRock is President and CEO of the Commonwealth Corporation, a $55 million public-private corporation that advances Massachusetts’ economic leadership through signature initiatives in workforce development, youth development, and economic development.  Previously, J.D. was a member of Northeastern University’s senior leadership team, where he was chief of staff to the university’s president, among other […]

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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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