Board of Directors

Rod Womer

Rod “Rocket” is a retired Test Pilot, Program Manager, and U.S. Navy Captain.  Nurturing Woka into existence and serving as its Chief Executive Officer and Board Member fulfills Rod’s passion to use his material blessings to help create a more just world and pass on a legacy of empathy and caring to future generations.

Barbara Karplus

Barbara is a mother, wife, and semi-retired schoolteacher and tax accountant.  Barbara has long been involved with organizations related to education and advocacy for children. As Board Member and Secretary/Treasurer of Woka, she melds her passions for human rights, the environment, and  a world of compassion and caring.

Krista Kurth, Ph.D.

Krista is a retired management consultant and former Director of the Green America Center for Sustainability Solutions (GACSS). Supporting Woka continues Krista’s lifelong work towards creating a just and sustainable world, supporting global action to create a future where everyone has enough, all communities are healthy and safe, and the environment is preserved for generations to come.  For Krista's Blog: Climate Action for Everyday People, click here.

 

Strategic Advisors

 

Jennie Curtis

Executive Director
Garfield Foundation

Russ Gaskin

Managing Director 
CoCreative

Alisa Gravitz

President and CEO
Green America

Alicia Seiger

Betsy Taylor

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