World Affairs Council of NH Names New Board Members
The World Affairs Council of NH is excited to announce two new members joining the Board of Directors: Evelyn Aissa and Norman Turcotte.
Evelyn Aissa, of Concord, is the Executive Director of Reaching Higher NH, an nonprofit organization that fosters support for high quality education in New Hampshire by serving as a public education resource for parents, educators and elected officials. Evelyn has a strong background in policy, advocacy, and management, having spent three years in health policy advocacy in Concord, ten years working in policy research in the US and overseas, and over three years as a successful business owner in New Hampshire. She is a graduate of The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, studying Human Security, and Southwest Asia & Islamic Civilization, and Skidmore College.
Norman Turcotte, of Bedford, is the former CEO and President of Associated Grocers of New England, where he worked for 36 years before retiring in 2004. In the course of his career, he served on the board of numerous organizations, including the Manchester Boys and Girls Club, Granite United Way, and more recently, Child Health Services.
The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire is a non-profit, non-partisan organization fostering learning, discussion and citizen involvement in world affairs since 1954. The Council is preparing the Granite State for a global future by creating and sustaining international connections that enhance our state's cultural, economic and civic life; building global knowledge and understanding through educational programs for communities and schools on foreign policy; and furthering the development of international leaders in partnership with the U.S. State Department.