The World Affair’s Council Hilton Head (WACHH) has a plethora of moving parts and Nadine Mooers, our Executive Director, ensures all runs smoothly as we engage, educate, and inspire the low country community about world affairs.
As ED of WACHH, Nadine is responsible for the overall operations and administration under the direction of the President and Board of Directors. She manages the affairs of the council (speaker programs, discussion groups, development, communications, and outreach) as well as our membership at large.
Nadine is an experienced nonprofit professional, with a love for learning, who spent most of her career focusing on community relations, institutional advancement, and educational fundraising, raising millions of dollars as a professional staff person and volunteer.
Nadine is a magna cum laude graduate of Ramapo College of New Jersey, earning a Bachelor of Science in business and environmental studies with a concentration in public administration. She began her nonprofit career in higher education as the assistant director of annual giving at Ramapo College. Nadine served in various director roles, as director of institutional advancement at Immaculate Conception High School, the director of the annual fund and events at Hilton Head Preparatory School, and events/special programs director at the Historic Savannah Foundation.
Nadine has completed postgraduate work at Yale University, and she holds a certification in fundraising management from Columbia University in New York City.
Nadine and her husband lived in Bergen County, NJ where they raised their son and daughter. After years of vacationing with her family on Hilton Head they fell in love with the low country and the wonderful lifestyle it offers and decided to move to Bluffton permanently in 2015.
Roberta McArdle serves as the administrative assistant to Executive Director. She has been with WACHH since 2022. Roberta is a graduate of the New England Institute of Technology with a computer Science degree and University of RI Multi-Media Certificate. She lived and worked in RI and Boston.
While at UNICOM Software Company she was a lead programmer for the development of software for the Society of Interventional Radiology. Roberta also worked at Putnam Investments as a programmer for the Fund Management division. Roberta started a web design business, Nu-View Design, for small independent businesses. She created Nu-view Design to help small businesses compete.
Upon retiring Roberta and her husband Tom visited the low country and decided that it was a wonderful place to retire to. Roberta has one son Maxwell who lives in Myrtle Beach, SC.