We welcome Maureen Korzik as our new executive director. Maureen comes to us with a wealth of nonprofit leadership experience, having worked with many organizations over the course of her career. She fills the role of our previous executive director, Joan Apple Lemoine, who retired in December 2016.
As executive director of World Affairs Council of Hilton Head, Maureen is responsible for the overall administration of the organization, under the direction of the President and Board of Directors. She facilitates the affairs of the council and membership at large.
Maureen is a graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI with a Bachelors in Biology. She has worked for Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals in sales and marketing, Matthews Free Health Clinic as Executive Director and most recently served as Executive Director for Second Helpings, a local non-profit organization. Maureen hails from New Jersey, but moved to Charlotte, NC in 1992 where she and her husband, Tom, worked and raised their two sons. She and her family frequently visited the island and moved here permanently in January 2013.
Maureen is excited to be working for such a well-respected organization and looks forward to continuing the mission of keeping members abreast of developments in international affairs.