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Meet Our 2023-2024 Board of Directors


The Board of Directors of the Tucson Committee on Foreign Relations, Inc. is composed of elected officers and board members. Officers are elected each spring. The board is divided into three classes, serving staggered three-year terms. An extended biography of each board member may be found by clicking on "Member Bio."

Board Officers:

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Christine Wells

Psychologist; Healthcare Executive/Consultant.

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Vice President & Program

William C. Banks

Chair, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security. Professor of Law Emeritus, Syracuse University

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Christine Shea

Accountant with a Tucson public accounting firm.

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Board Members:

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William Boynton

Emeritus Faculty at Carnegie Mellon

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John Bryant 

Retired U.S. Army Officer

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Michael Burgoyne

Assistant Professor of Practice, School of Government and Public Policy

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James Carouso

Senior Adviser and Chairman of the Advisory Council to the Australia Chair, Center for Strategic & International Studies

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Thomas Collinger

Emeritus Faculty Northwestern University 

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Gary Guertner

Military and National Security Specialist

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Margaret Houy

Retired Health Care Consultant and Health Care Lawyer

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David M. Metzner

MD: Retired Plastic Surgeon

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Roy Morey

Retired Senior United Nations Officer, Staff Assistant to President Richard Nixon and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs

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Atifa Rawan

Library Faculty Emeritus at the University of Arizona

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Tom Volgy

Professor of International Politics; Former Mayor of Tucson

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Sara St. Denis

Program Manager at Rincon

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