BOARD

Jamie Feild Baker

President

Jamie Feild Baker is Chief Academic Officer and Director of the Grauer Institute at the Pomfret School. An educator by profession, Jamie served as the Executive Director of the Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence in Memphis, Tennessee; prior to that she was the Institute’s Director of Strategic Partnerships. She is a recognized consultant in strategic planning, accreditation, as well as a respected advocate of innovation in education and the importance of mentoring and support systems for new teachers.

Melody Bianchetto

Treasurer

Melody Bianchetto, CPA, is Vice President for Finance at the University of Virginia. She oversees the functions of financial administration, research administration, student financial services, university budget office, and procurement and supplier diversity services. Both of her children are alumnae of the World Peace Game.

Elizabeth Powell

Secretary

Elizabeth Powell, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. faculty in 1994, where she teaches MBA, EMBA and Executive Education classes in leadership, management and corporate communication. She is currently co-director of the MBA/MEd dual degree, designed to promote innovation in education reform.

ADVISORY BOARD

Michael Mallory

Ron Brown Scholars

Gloria Rockhold

Albemarle County Schools

Gerry Gorman

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STAFF

John N. Hunter Jr.

John Hunter is founder and executive director of the World Peace Game Foundation. He is creator of the World Peace Game and has taught the Game in various school settings since 1978. He is the author of World Peace and Other Fourth-Grade Achievements and is an international speaker who has presented to various audiences including TED, the Aspen Institute, Google, the United States Pentagon, and the National Association of Independent Schools.

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Sienna Wright

Sienna Wright is Executive Assistant to John Hunter. She volunteers her time to coordinate requests for speaking engagements for Mr. Hunter, as well as designs and updates the written materials used by the World Peace Game Foundation. Sienna is currently the CEO of virtual administrative services.

Virginia Wawner

Virginia has nearly 10 years of experience in nonprofit administration, having worked in both program management and development. Prior to joining the World Peace Game Foundation, she served as the Director of Annual Giving and Volunteer Engagement at Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia, Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement & Annual Giving at the University of Virginia and International Programs Manager at Operation Smile. Virginia is passionate about education and has worked with youth in a variety of capacities as a teacher, coach, camp counselor and trip leader. She believes that teaching children to be curious, compassionate, creative, problem-solvers is essential in helping to create a brighter future and is absolutely thrilled to be working towards this mission with The World Peace Game Foundation.

Virginia holds a B.A. in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and a Master of Public Administration from The George Washington University. Outside of the office, Virginia is an actor, globetrotter, language learner and outdoors enthusiast and can be found on stage, navigating the streets of a foreign country or in the woods.