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Trust Committee Members

Kathi Lunardi


Committee Chair

Kathi Lunardi is the Chairwoman of the WIIT Trust.

Kathi Lunardi is the Membership Director for the US-ASEAN Business Council.  Since joining the Council in October of 2014, Ms. Lunardi has guided the Council through its first full scale West Coast conference, programmed five highly successful Ambassadors' Tours and grown the intern program to one of the best in the city.

Ms. Lunardi came to the Council from the US-Asia Institute (USAI), where, as Operations Director, she was responsible for both its Rule of Law and intern programs, as well as day-to-day management of the office.  Prior to her work at USAI, Ms. Lunardi spent twelve years in the international pharmaceutical market research field and five years as a Special Education teacher.

Ms. Lunardi also currently serves as a juror for the Leonie Awards, part of the 2018 World Edition of Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky.

A native Philadelphian, Ms. Lunardi holds a Master of Education with distinction from Arcadia University and a Bachelor’s of Science from St. Joseph's University.  She is the proud mom of two fiercely independent daughters.

Governing Committee

Kathi Lunardi, Chair

Cherie Rusnak, Treasurer

Nancy Travis, Immediate Past Chair

Andrea Durkin, WIIT Board Liaison

Alina Zarr, WIIT Board Liaison

Randi Levinas, Committee Member

Action Committee

Emily Beline
Randi Levinas
Barbara Linney
Elizabeth Nesbitt

Natalie Obermann
Tami  Overby 
Molly Ryan
Evelyn Suarez
Rachel Wallace

WIIT Trust Committee

The WIIT Charitable Trust Committee is always looking for new members and new ideas! Please email us for more information. We hope to hear from you!