June 21, 2023
On June 13, 2023, the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) announced its newly elected Board of Directors at the 2023 Annual Membership Meeting.

Our congratulations to the candidates for their successful appointment. All of us at UNA-NCA look forward to working with them to strengthen public understanding and support for the United Nations.

Meet our Board of Directors

Board of Directors 2023 flierJill Christianson – Board Chair
Retired, International Relations, National Education Association (NEA)

Adam Wolf – Vice Chair of Communications
Communications Manager, Alliance for Regenerative Medicine

Brian Heilman – Vice Chair of Finance and Treasurer
CFA (r) & Clean Energy Professional

Kristen Cordell – Vice Chair of Membership and Volunteer Engagement
Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of State

Sultana F. Ali – Vice Chair of Strategy and Operations
Communications Manager, Pew Charitable Trusts

Lanice C. Williams – Vice Chair of Young Professionals
Sr. Program Officer, Jhpiego

Olivia Hille – Student Representative
Graduate Candidate, American University

Ghita Alderman – Director at Large
Associate Director, ESG Content, National Association of Corporate Directors

Thomas Bradley – Director at Large
Chief Operating Officer, Gregory-Bradley & Associates LLC

Joi Edwards – Director at Large
Manager of Knowledge and Policy, Common Future

Kristen Hecht – Director at Large
Fellowship Consultant, Columbia University

Andrew Hyde
– Director at Large
Director, The Stimson Center

Audré Park
– Director at Large
Founder, Global Minds, LLC

Aaron Poynton – Director at Large
CEO, Omnipoynt Solutions and CCO, A3 Global

Board of Directors biographies can be accessed here.


Established in 1953, UNA-NCA is one of the oldest and largest chapters of the United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) and a member of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA). In 2010, the UN Foundation and UNA-USA announced that they formed a strategic alliance to strengthen the U.S.-UN relationship.

With the support of more than 2,000 members, volunteers, and supporters in the greater Washington area, UNA-NCA works to build public knowledge, strengthen U.S.-UN relations, and aid the UN in achieving its goals.
To get involved, visit unanca.org
To contact us, visit unanca.org/contact-us

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