Wayne Wilson graduated from Duke University with a BA in Economics and the University of Southern California with an MBA in Finance. He was employed by Economics Research Associates for 30 years where he served as President and Vice Chairman. Wayne is co-founder of the Centre for Global Negotiations and Global Commons Trust.
Patti Ellis lives in California and is a retired commercial real estate and property management agent, a breast cancer survivor, widow, a mother of 2 and a grandmother of 5. Patti has a strong interest in social action and has been actively involved with Shared Hope International and the Friends Committee for National Legislation (FCNL).
George Catlin, Ph.D. is a retired college professor and community activist living in Mariposa, CA. His teaching and research focused on psychological health. Now his efforts are directed toward community health in a town that is experiencing the leading edge of climate change manifesting as sustained drought and widespread tree mortality.
Eva Simonsen continues to pursue a long and rewarding career in office management, working for some years in the manufacturing sector, and many more in non-profit. She lives in New Jersey with her husband.
Jacelyn Eckman served as a diplomat with the U. S. Department of State on three continents. Currently resident in North Carolina, she’s a strong proponent of citizen advocacy with our elected officials as a means to impact on social and economic justice issues.