Chairman of the Board of Directors
Chuck Wattles has worked for many years in both international and domestic development programs for numerous non-governmental organizations and governmental agencies. Internationally, he worked with the Education Development Center as the Washington D.C. Program Manager for a Youth Leadership Program in the West Bank and Gaza, and lived for three years in Sudan working with street children, refugee resettlement, emergency housing, and disaster relief. He’s traveled throughout East Africa, the West Bank, Israel, and Jordan. While working at Peace Corps headquarters he brought special focus to combining youth development and environmental projects. In the U.S. he has directed three nonprofit housing and community development organizations and served on the boards of two youth development organizations. He has a Master’s degree in International Administration from the School for International Training, in Brattleboro, Vermont.