World Affairs Council of Hilton Head Announces New Executive Director

December 10, 2016

Maureen KorzikThe World Affairs Council of Hilton Head (WACHH) has selected Maureen Korzik as its new Executive Director, effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Korzik, an experienced non-profit executive, will be responsible for the administration of the WACHH under the direction of the President and the Board of Directors.

WACHH President Lee Wilwerding, while making the announcement also praised Joan Apple Lemoine who is retiring from the position. “During her seven year tenure, Joan has been the steadying influence at WACHH. She provided essential guidance and administrative skills as WACHH has grown to over 1,250 members. We are grateful for her dedication and enormous contributions.”

Ms. Kozik, a Hilton Head resident, served as Executive Director of Second Helpings, a nonprofit food rescue and distribution network which helps to eliminate hunger in the Low Country. She led an all-volunteer team and was responsible for development, corporate partnerships, marketing and budgeting. Second Helpings was honored by the Beaufort Chamber’s Outstanding Non Profit in 2014 and in 2013 it received the South Carolina Angel Charity Award from the S.C. Secretary of State.

The World Affairs Council of Hilton Head is a member of the World Affairs Councils of America, the largest non-partisan network of local councils dedicated to educating, inspiring and engaging Americans in international affairs and the critical global issue of our times. Low Country members attend WACHH’s popular bi-weekly Speakers Program and participate in other Volunteer led events including the Fall Forum, Great Decisions, The Evening Speakers Series and the Summer Forum. WACHH also sponsors the Beaufort County High School competition of Academic World Quest, a national program designed to increase awareness of global issues among young Americans.

For additional information contact: Maureen Korzik, 843-384-6758