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

Lynn is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and former teacher who is enthusiastic about educating our youth on global issues. While living in Vanuatu as a Peace Corps Volunteer, Lynn’s work included training teachers, co-teaching in a primary school, hosting youth leadership workshops, and implementing sustainable development projects in the local villages. In addition to […]

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Alex Bostian

Education Program Manager

Alex is a passionate global citizen who joined UNAGB as the Education Program Manager in 2019.  His positive experiences participating in Model UN in high school and university led to him study conflict transformation and international law in the former Yugoslavia and ultimately join the Peace Corps in 2016.  While serving as an English Education […]

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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

Operations, Finance, and HR 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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Natalya Wozab

Education Intern

Natalya is a senior at Brandeis University from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her majors are International & Global Studies and Politics with a minor in Hispanic Studies. During the spring semester of 2019, she studied abroad in Seville, Spain, studying culture and politics and improving her Spanish language skills. As an aspiring diplomat, she also interned […]

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Ailish O’Brien

Education Intern

Ailish is a rising junior at Bowdoin College from Boston, Massachusetts. She is double majoring in Government and Legal Studies with a concentration in International Relations and Environmental Studies. Her passion for human rights and social justice began at Boston Latin School, where she took a course called Facing History that studies Genocide and injustice. […]

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Ava Zieff

Education Intern

Ava is a rising Junior at Fordham University from Hamilton, Massachusetts. She is majoring in International Studies with a Global Affairs concentration and minoring in Mandarin. During the Summer of 2019, Ava participated in a cultural and language immersion in Shanghai. She has a love of travel and has been to places such as Kashmir, […]

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Julia Rivera

Education Intern / Seevak Fellow

Julia Rivera is a rising freshman at the University of Chicago planning on majoring in Economics and minoring in Human Rights. This past year she served as a Topol Fellow for Peace and Non-Violence, facilitating programs in her school and community to educate, spread awareness, and make change about global issues. She is excited to […]

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Kate Wirvin

Education Intern

Kate is from Ipswich, Massachusetts and is a rising senior at St Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, Canada. She is pursuing a Political Science honors degree with a concentration in International Relations. In the summer of 2019, Kate got to participate in a study abroad program at the University of Exeter in Exeter, England […]

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Kyla Tucker

Education Intern

Kyla Tucker is from Walnut Cove, North Carolina. She received her BA in Psychology from Wake Forest University, where she spent a year studying abroad during the refugee crisis. Upon returning to campus after this experience, she worked with peers to found a campus advocacy group for local resettlement organizations and refugee communities. After her […]

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Taylor Murray

Education Intern / Seevak Fellow

Taylor Murray is a rising senior at Boston Latin School from Boston, Massachusetts. She has participated in programs such as the Harvard Program for International Education (HPIE), a program for high school students interested in international relations, and SPLASH, an educational studies program out of MIT. She will be serving this year at her school […]

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Nina Maitland

Education Intern

Nina is from Connecticut and is a recent graduate of Boston University. She received her bachelor’s in Russian Language and Literature with a minor in International Relations. She has participated in two exchange programs in Saint Petersburg, and during the Fall semester of 2019 she studied abroad in Moscow. These experiences increased her cultural awareness […]

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Narges Mohammad Mahdi

Education Intern

Narges is from Kabul, Afghanistan and a second year MA student at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Her concentrations are International Security Studies and International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. She has previously worked at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service within the Outreach Department mainly advocating on behalf of refugee and […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ryan Nagle

Before founding Sequentis Capital, Ryan had almost a decade of experience in the capital markets. He was a Senior Portfolio Advisor at Merrill Lynch. Prior to that, Ryan work as a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley. A big supporter of childhood education, he sits on the board of the United Nations of Greater Boston, and […]

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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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