The World Affairs Council of Las Vegas is a non-profit 501(c)(3) non-partisan member organization of the World Affairs Councils of America and GlobalTIES US. We are one of over 100 grassroots organizations across 40 states and the District of Columbia dedicated to engaging and educating Americans on international affairs and foreign policy.
Our mission of “enhancing global understanding” focuses on the development and execution of programs that benefit education, business, and government within Southern Nevada. We maintain an open membership policy and strive to find opportunities for anyone who wishes to volunteer. Click here to learn more on what we offer, opportunities for you and the community.
Past Board Members
President: Lena Walther, Immediate Past President: Stan Parry, Secretary and Board Member: John Petkus, Board Member: Barbara Wood, Public Affairs Chair, Board Member: Barbara Harff (Ph.D.), Program Committee, Board Member: Annette Whiteside, Board Member: Vivian Palmer, Board Member: Matthew McNeelege, Past Director of International Visitors Program, Board Member: Ronald Kline, MD., Board Member: Elfie Manning, Director of Education and Board Member: Nighat Abdulla, Director of Events.