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Our Team

Well Aware is proud of our dedicated team, many of whom are volunteers.

Key Staff & Interns

Well Aware’s leadership team is a small group of hardworking individuals making a large impact.

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executive director

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founder & board chair

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project manager - East Africa

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community manager - East Africa

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director of development

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travel & media coordinator

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office manager

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business development & strategic partnership consultant

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development associate

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community lead - Tanzania

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accounting

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projects associate

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business development intern

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community development intern

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office intern

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development intern

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projects intern

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communications intern

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projects intern

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social media intern

Projects Team

Our projects implementation team, Well Beyond, grew out of Well Aware’s success and is our dedicated sister company ensuring all of our projects are community-led and technically sustainable. This social enterprise is also scaling our mission and providing additional revenue for even more project work.

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Their oversight includes researching and recommending which water and partnership solution is best for each community, implementing these solutions, and conducting follow up and impact measurement. Learn more about this innovative team here.

Board of Directors

Well Aware’s Board of Directors oversees all activities and makes key decisions regarding its finances and operations. Well Aware is fortunate to be guided by the following board members.

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executive board member

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executive board member

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executive board member

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council serves as a critical community champion of Well Aware. Members serve our mission by providing their professional expertise; their diverse knowledge of constituent perspectives; their connections to local, national or international resources, colleagues or peers; their philanthropic support or other forms of needed assistance. The Advisory Council has no governing obligations within the organization.

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Paul N. Markovich

Financial Advisor

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Christine Pollei

Business Development Strategist

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Lori Patterson

Development Advisor

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Ryan Patterson

CEO SeniorAdvice

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Erin Ivey

Musical Artist, Urban Folk

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Melanie Fish

Public Relations and Social Media Strategist at EnviroMedia

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Greg Davis

National Geographic Creative Photographer

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Brian Smittle

Owner/ Founder of Thirsty Planet Brewery

Youth Ambassadors

Well Aware's Youth Ambassadors are selected by our team each year to represent and volunteer for our organization through our Classrooms to Clean Water initiative. The Youth Ambassadors serve for a minimum of one year (based on a school calendar year).

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Youth Ambassador 2019-2020

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Want to be a Well Aware intern or ambassador?

We're always looking for passionate, hardworking students who want experience in nonprofit administration, fundraising, communications, and more. Email us for information on available positions.

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