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

Please call us at 949-354-3180 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 Co-Chair: Dr. Kyle Longley
  • Programs Co-Chair: Manuel Marquez
  • First Wednesday of every month, 12-1 pm 

Membership Committee:

  • Membership Co-Chair: Jayne Herring
  • Membership Co-Chair: Christopher Lynch

Fundraising Committee:

  • Fundraising Co-Chair: Jeff Hobert
  • Fundraising Co-Chair: Anita Sokolsky 
  • Second Wednesday of every month, 5:30-6:30 pm

Young Professionals & Intercollegiate Committee: 

  • Young Professionals & Intercollegiate Co-Chair:  Stacey Keeley
  • Young Professionals & Intercollegiate Co-Chair: Saji Gunawardane

Public Relations Committee

  • Public Relations Chair: Rose Tsai

Outreach Committee

  • Outreach Co-Chair: Susan Baaj 
  • Outreach Co-Chair: Judge Tully Seymour (ret.)

Academic World Quest Committee

  • Academic World Quest Committee Chair: Nora Valenzuela


World Affairs Council OC Office (2102 Business Center Drive, Irvine 92612)