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

Communications Manager

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

Conference Operations 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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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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Simran Ali Malik

Education Co-Op Student

Simran Ali Malik is currently a sophomore at Northeastern University majoring in International Affairs with a minor in Law and Public Policy. Originally from Karachi, Pakistan, Simran has spent 7 years in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. During that time she was heavily involved in Model UN as a delegate and as an organizer. Therefore she is […]

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Shanuki Tillekeratne

Education Intern

Shanuki recently graduated from Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies with a MA in International Affairs specializing in Political Economy and received her BA in International Relations and Legal Studies from the University of Rochester in 2015. In 2014, Shanuki spent six months in London, studying political science and law at Queen […]

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Board of Directors


Arese Carrington

President

Arese Carrington, MBBS, MPH is a Medical Doctor, International Public Health consultant, Human Rights 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 received her medical degree from the University of […]

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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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