Committed to the Cause

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of the United Nations Association of Boulder County. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.



Cori Gianniny, Secretary & Director
Cori is a CU Boulder graduate with a degree in International Affairs. She works on membership and outreach, serves as Secretary to the Executive Committee, and is a member of the Fundraising Committee. Cori's primary focuses include website content and maintenance, social media management, and membership related work.
Carl Hunt, Director
Carl is an economist with a PhD from the University of Colorado. He has worked for state and federal governments and for more than twenty years headed a small consulting firm primarily in energy and telecommunications.
Doug Snyder, Director
Doug is an instructor at CU Boulder in history and international affairs, and serves as Faculty-in-Residence for the Baker Residential Academic Program. He is especially interested in the refugee initiatives of our chapter and is Fundraising Committee Co-Chair.
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Zuza Bowley, Vice President
Born and raised in East Germany, Zuza earned a master’s degree at UT–Austin in the 1980s. In Boulder she has been an educator for over 20 years at private and bilingual schools. She has also been a very active volunteer in a number of Boulder County non-profits, was the UNA regional representative for the Rocky Mountain region 2014-2016, and has been playing a leadership role in many local, regional and international non-profit initiatives, such as: Boulder Sister City Alliance, Boulder- Jalapa.
Judy Green, Treasurer
Following a teaching career, Judy became a political organizer specifically to promote candidates who support the United Nations and the Millennium Development Goals.
Robert McNown, President
Robert McNown is professor emeritus of economics at CU Boulder and former director of the International Affairs program. He is a Fulbright scholar and the author of several economics texts.
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Susanne Stadlbaur, Director
Susanne is an adjunct faculty member in anthropology at the University of Wyoming and a resident fellow in the Center for Media, Religion, and Culture (CMRC), at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Tinbet Tintsman, Director
A native of Ethiopia, Tinbet has lived in Côte d’Ivoire, where she ran her own business in African antiques, and in Liberia, Yemen, Kenya, and Switzerland. She has worked in Boulder public schools. She travels extensively with her husband, Carl, who works in polio eradication.
Meghan White, Director
Meghan has a Masters Degree in Public Administration and a Environmental Law, Policy, and Management Certificate from CU Denver's School of Public Affairs. She is a local government consultant. She has focused on legislative analysis, affordable housing, transportation, economic recovery in a post-COVID world, and community wealth building. As a member of the board, she has served UNA-BC since January of 2018. She is Chair of the Sustainability Committee and Co-chair of the EDI Committee.
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Aliya Cowie, Fall 2020 - Present
My name is Aliya Cowie, I’m originally from NY but moved out to Colorado for school about four years ago. I’m studying Political Science and Global Public Health with plans to get an MPH after spending two years with the PeaceCorps. In addition to work with the UN, I coach rock climbing and love to ski!
Olivia Fanelli, Fall 2020 - Present
Olivia is a senior at CU Boulder, studying International Affairs, French, and Education. She is passionate about learning, improving the lives of others, and making a change. After graduating from college, she hopes to move abroad for work. At UNA-BC, Olivia is an intern on the Social Media and Communications Committee. She strives to increase UNA-BC's impact via our social media platforms.
Lexi Kofman, Winter 2020
My name is Lexi Kofman and I am a senior at The University of Colorado Boulder. I am studying Journalism with a double minor in Media Studies and Media Productions. I am an intern at the UNABC, working with the communications committee as well as the EDI committee. Additionally, I am the head of social media for the nonprofit Love Blue Inc., and I am a marketing intern at MICORE Solutions Inc. I have a passion for human rights and hope to continue to pursue my desire for social justice.
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Kelly McGinnis, Director, Fall 2020 - Present
Kelly McGinnis is a concentration year student in Metropolitan State University's Masters of Social Work Program and holds a Bachelor's Degree in English from Colorado State University. Kelly is a member of the Buffalo Toastmasters, the Denver Metro Association of Realtors (DMAR), and the National Association of Realtors (NAR). She has over ten years of experience in the field of social services supporting marginalized and disenfranchised populations and is currently working on her bi-lingual ce
Clementine Perkins, Fall 2020 - Present
My name is Clementine Perkins and I am a new intern at UNABC this year! I will be working to research racial justice campaigns and learn more about how our organization can help with the racial injustice facing our community. I am a senior at the University of Colorado Boulder studying International Affairs with a minor in Education and Leadership and a certificate in Writing. After I graduate in May, I hope to teach English abroad and eventually attend either law or graduate school.
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