The Conference on World Affairs Board is comprised of CU Boulder faculty, students, and community volunteers. Through a collaboration that strengthens the relationship between CU Boulder and the Boulder community, they strive to continue to provide a high quality, financially sustainable opportunity to interact with experts in a wide array of subjects related to world affairs.

CWA Strategic Plan          CWA Governance Structure          Board Job Description

Upcoming CWA Board Meetings

November 14th at 10:30 a.m.
Macky Auditorium, Room 230 - CU Boulder Campus

December 12th at 10:30 a.m.
Macky Auditorium, Room 230 - CU Boulder Campus

January 9th at 10:30 a.m.
Macky Auditorium, Room 230 - CU Boulder Campus

CWA Board Meeting Minutes

2017 Board Minutes

2016 Board Minutes

To contact a member of the CWA Board, please send an email to and your message will be forwarded to the appropriate member or members. 

CWA Board Members

NameContact Information
Charlene Coutre
CWA Board Member • CWA Business Committee Co-Chair
Tracy Ferrell
CWA Board Member • Faculty of the Program for Writing and Rhetoric, CU Boulder
Bruce Fredrickson
CWA Board Member • CWA Science & Technology Committee Co-Chair
John Griffin
Faculty Director, Conference on World Affairs & CWA Speaker Series • Associate Professor, Political Science, CU Boulder • CWA Board Member
(303) 492-2525
Betsy Hand
CWA Community Chair • CWA Board Member
Community Chairs
Manuel Laguna
Professor, Leeds School of Business, CU Boulder • CWA Interim Board Member
Tina Marquis
CWA Board Chair • Boulder Valley School District Board Member
Tess Rose
CU Boulder Student • CWA Student Volunteer Coordinator • CWA Board Member
Peter Spear
CWA Board Member • Former Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, CU Boulder
Tom Zeiler
CWA Board Member (on sabbatical leave) • CU Boulder Faculty Member