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Colorado Springs World Affairs Council - Staff

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Tracey A. Johnson

Incoming Executive Director


A professional life devoted to elevating knowledge as the most effective conduit to strong, respectful international relations brings... Read More!

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Jamie Bequette

International Visitor Program Manager


Jamie Bequette joined Colorado Springs World Affairs Council in 2019 after returning to Colorado from Fiji where she served as a United State Peace Corps Volunteer for 26-months.Read More!

Elise Sappington

Elise Sappington

Membership and Program Coordinator


Elise now seeks to share her passion for diversity and global awareness with others through...Read More!

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Karl Schneider



Karl Schneider has 22 years of experience in the United States Army as a Special Forces Officer...Read More!

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Terry Johnson

Executive Vice President


His experience spans government service, business entrepreneurship and diverse charitable activities ...Read More!

Renita Wolf



Renita Wolf is an experienced chief financial officer and senior financial executive. Throughout her ...Read More!

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Shawn Murray



Dr. Shawn Murray is the President and Chief Academic Officer at Murray Security Services and is ...Read More!

Julia Costin



Julia currently serves as the Associate Director of Corporate Apprenticeships for the Colorado ...Read More!

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Alan Gregory



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Edin Mujkic



Edin Mujkic is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs for University of Colorado ...Read More!

Keith Benson

Keith Benson



Keith Benson is a high school educator, teaching math and economics. After a long corporate career...Read More!

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Keith Bryant



Keith Bryant is Executive Director of USA Judo. He has more than 20 years of diversified work ...Read More!

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Maureen Juran



Following a clerkship with Chief Justice Luis Rovira on the Colorado Supreme Court in 1991-1992, ...Read More!

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Megan Sanders



Megan Sanders works as a Program Director for El Pomar Foundation. Prior to this role, Megan ...Read More!

Rusty Stephens

Rusty Stephens



Rusty Stephens is an experienced designer and strategy coach with a demonstrated history of ...Read More!

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Salah Dine Hammoud



Salah Dine (Salah) Hammoud is a U.S. Air Force Academy retired civilian Professor Emeritus...Read More!

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Karen Burghart

Emeritus Director

Karen Burghart was the Executive Director of the Colorado Springs World Affairs Council from 2015 to 2021. Read More!

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Shuyler Foerster



Following an Air Force career in which he served as a senior advisor in security and arms control ...Read More!

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