We Encourage You to Become a Member and Get Involved by Joining a Committee

Please call us at 949-253-5751 or email orangecounty@worldaffairscouncil.org to join or get more information.

As a courtesy to our staff, please provide us with at least a 48 hour advance notice if you will be attending any committee meetings.

The Programs Committee:

Programs Chair : Jeff Hobert

Programs Vice-Chair: Judge Tully Seymour (Ret.)


Membership Committee:

Membership Chair: Ms. Nora Valenzuela

Membership Vice-Chair: N/A


Development Committee:

Corporate Funding Vice-Chair: Assemblyman Van Tran


Young Professional Committee

Young Professionals Chair: Mr. Isaiah Leslie

Young Professionals Vice-Chair: Ms. Kendra Puryear


Public Relations Committee

Public Relations Chair: Naseem Qader

Public Relations Vice-Chair: N/A


Community Relations Committee

Community Relations Chair: Serge Tomassian

Community Relations Vice-Chair: Ms. Lorelei Tanji


Student & Education Committee

Student & Education Committee Chair: Michael Baroni

Student & Education Committee Vice-Chair: Ms. Annie Chu


Executive Board Meeting Dates 2019

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019,  5:30pm-6:30pm.
    • Location: Downstairs Conference Room (3), World Affairs Council OC Office (2102 Business Center Drive, Irvine 92612)