Anthony has served as the Ohio Bureau Chief for Gannett since Feb 2022. He manages a team of reporters covering state government, politics and elections for The Cincinnati Enquirer, Columbus Dispatch, Akron Beacon-Journal, Canton Repository and 18 other Ohio newsrooms in the USA TODAY Network.
Ileana Marin served the DCOWA Board from 2007-2012 and returned in 2020. She has been affiliated with the Kettering Foundation since 1994, working on democracy and civil society development, civic engagement and capacity building, civic journalism, environmental studies, and notions of leadership.
Past President, Social Media
Dr. Vaughn Shannon is Professor of political science at Wright State University's School of Public & International Affairs, and directs the MA Program in International & Comparative Politics. He also serves as Faculty Adviser for WSU's award-winning Model UN program.
Youth Program Director, JCOWA
Bridget Federspiel has served as the Youth Coordinator for the Dayton Council on World Affairs since 2008. She
joined the social studies faculty at Stivers High School for the Arts in the Dayton Public Schools in 2002, and since that time she has been recognized repeatedly as an outstanding teacher.