Our Board

Bruce Miller

Bruce is Managing Director of Investure LLC, a leader in the endowment and foundation investment management industry. Investure’s clients include Carnegie Endowment, Smith College and Middlebury College. Bruce and his wife Sue live with their three sons (Max, Charlie and Calvin) in Charlottesville, Virginia.

David Maher

David is a career teacher and school administrator with 35 years of experience at independent and public schools in the U.S. and abroad. David is currently Head of School at Tahoe Expedition Academy in Lake Tahoe, California David and his wife Laura have two wonderful kids – Lindsay and Owen.


Ross Wehner

Ross Wehner is Founder of World Leadership School, the mission of which is to “empower young leaders to find innovative solutions to the world’s pressing problems.” Ross has worked as an instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School and as a journalist, teacher and social entrepreneur. As a business journalist in Latin America in the 1990s, Ross covered the end of Chile’s Pinochet regime, the sweep of democracy across the region and problems such as human rights, climate change and poverty. His focus is helping K-12 schools make the cultural shift towards authentic global education and leadership programs that help prepare students for a volatile and fast-changing world.

Meghan Casey

Meghan Casey was born in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and currently lives with her Costa Rican husband Davis Azofeifa, and 3 children Lluvia, Aedan, and Kiara in Chilamate, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica. Since 2006 they have owned and operated a family-run conservation and sustainable tourism project called Chilamate Rainforest Eco Retreat (CRER). They believe that sustainable conservation is only possible if the local community perceives a benefit from the conservation efforts and thus becomes guardians and proponents of local conservation. Meghan has been working as a coordinator in Costa Rica for World Leadership School since 2009 and has also facilitated a number of global partnerships between US classrooms and local students in Chilamate. Since 2020 she has also served as Latin American coordinator for the global nonprofit TeachUNITED, which grew out of her early work at World Leadership Foundation.

Erin Hawk

Erin Hawk

Erin became World Leadership School’s first employee in 2008, after having worked as a Montessori teacher, an instructor for a global travel organization, and the Director of Programs for a nonprofit that partnered with local school districts for service-learning and outdoor-focused programming. Erin was a driving force behind starting World Leadership School and, in 2009, World Leadership Foundation. Before joining the World Leadership School team, Erin served as the Director of Programs for Camp Fire USA – Rocky Mountains, a youth development non-profit that focuses on service learning and leadership with inner-city youth. As WLS’ Executive Director, Erin focuses on developing sustainable school partnerships that are supported by donations from World Leadership Foundation. Erin lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband J and her children Grace and Rye.