Board History

Education

The director for Education provides direction for education initiatives such as research projects and mentorship. This person helps to coordinate volunteer and internship opportunities and plans for educational partnerships and artifacts that can be shared in the community worldwide.

Contact: education@worldiaday.org

Currently:

  • Rupa Misra, 2020-present

  • Shari Thurow, 2022-present

Previously:

  • Krispian Emert, 2019-2022

Social Media Director

The Social Media Director manages the global World IA Day social properties and creates a schedule for posts on all channels. This person helps us to determine how we can expand social communication and promote our celebrations worldwide.

Contact :

Currently :

  • Nehar Sultana, 2023-present

  • Jenny Ear, 2023-present

Previously :

  • Wendyl Emma Chan, 2021 - 2022

  • Vanessa Myho Makiyama, 2019-2020

  • Chériana Griggs, 2017-2018

Webmaster

The Webmaster is a team of people responsible for working with the World IA Day Director of Operations. This person helps to lead research efforts for designing the website, determine the content strategy, and manage content management efforts.

Contact :

Currently :

  • Andrew Jung, 2019-present

Previously :

  • Grace Lau, 2018-2019

Regional Directors

Regional Directors for World IA Day are instrumental in making sure that our celebration is scalable and each location is getting the attention it needs and deserves. They focus on nurturing new locations in their assigned region and act as a liaison between the local organizers and the global executive producer, answering questions as they arise and directing local organizers to the correct team member for assistance when needed.

In addition to having past experience as local organizers, regional directors are in a closer time-zone proximity to their local organizers.

Africa

Status: Open

Number of openings: 2

Asia-Pacific

A region including India, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Oceania

Currently:

  • Sarah Paxton, 2022-present

Previously:

  • Joy Hong, 2021-2023

  • Shashank Manda, 2017-2018

  • Vasu Kolla, 2016-2017

Europe

Contact:

Previously:

  • Evgeni Minchev, 2015-2016

Middle East

Contact:

Latin America

A region including Mexico, Central America, South America

Contact:

Previously :

North America

A region including Canada and the United States

Contact

  • OPEN

Previously:

  • Mark Wolfe, 2020-2022

  • Simon Catford, 2017-2018

  • Stuart Maxwell, 2016-2017

  • Sam Raddatz, 2015-2016

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