World Affairs Councils of America

World Affairs Councils Of America

The World Affairs Councils of America represents and supports the largest national non-partisan network of local councils that are dedicated to educating, inspiring and engaging Americans in international affairs and the critical global issues of our times. The network consists of almost 100 councils in over 40 states. Each non-profit, non-partisan council is autonomous with respect to their governance, financing and programming but share certain common values. Founded in 1918, it has grown to become the United States' largest non-profit international affairs organization. In June 2012, S. Todd Culpepper became President and CEO. He previously served as the Executive Director of the International Affairs Council of North Carolina, Raleigh's World Affairs Council. In mid-February 2011, Chairman of the Board Ambassador Marc Grossman stepped down to become the United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, replacing Richard Holbrooke. In June 2011, WACA announced that Ambassador Paula J. Dobriansky would fill the position of Chair of the National Board.

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... Academic WorldQuest is an annual team-based international affairs, geography, history and culture competition sponsored by the World Affairs Councils of America. 1995 by Jennifer Watson Roberts of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte ... teams must first win at their regional council level (usually held in January or February) ...

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