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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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founder & board co-chair

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project manager - East Africa

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director of operations

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community manager - East Africa

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chief strategy officer

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development associate

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office manager

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travel & media coordinator

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business development & strategic partnership consultant

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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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projects intern

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social media intern

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office intern

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communications intern

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media development intern

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communications intern

Projects Team

Our technical and community team members research and recommend which water and partnership solution is best for each community, implement these solutions, and conduct follow up and impact measurement.

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technical advisor, hydrogeologist

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technical advisor, engineer

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technical advisor, engineer

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technical advisor, engineer

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technical advisor, hydrogeologist

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technical advisor, groundwater engineer

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technical advisor, engineer

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technical advisor, hydrogeologist

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technical advisor

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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board co-chair

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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 Board during May of each year to represent and volunteer for our organization in the youth community. The Youth Ambassadors serve for one year (based on a school calendar year).

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Youth Ambassador 2019-2020

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Youth Ambassador 2018-2019

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Youth Ambassador 2018-2019

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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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