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Nicole Gomez

Nicole Gomez grew up in Coyhaique, a small town in the Chilean Patagonia. When Gomez was sixteen, she spent a year in Flagstaff, Arizona, as an exchange student "with a lovely family," and she "fell in love with the U.S." Following graduation from high school and working for a year, she returned in 2013 to [...]

Stanley Parry

Stanley Parry serves as associate area legal counsel in Hong Kong. Parry has taught international arbitration and American litigation (as contrasted with Code Law litigation) in Poland and Slovakia. For ten years, he served on the board and then as president of the Las Vegas, Nevada, World Affairs Council, hosting U.S. Department of State and [...]

Eric D. Olson

Eric D. Olson is an international litigation and arbitration attorney with the boutique firm Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey PC, which has offices in the U.S., Seoul, and London. Olson counsels with U.S. and Korea-based companies, many of them involving aspects of international trade and commerce. His work increasingly exposed him to issues [...]

Charles Kuck

Charles Kuck, based in Atlanta, Georgia, has been a U.S. immigration lawyer for almost three decades and has served in leadership roles in that field. Kuck is the past president of both the American Immigration Lawyers Association and of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers. He has testified in Congress on immigration issues, is frequently [...]

28th Conference Proceedings Now Online

All members now have access to talks from the latest conference "Learning in a World Church." Featured talks include the Keynote from Elder Kim B. Clark, commissioner of the Church Education System, with a focus on Pathway Worldwide and other global teaching initiatives. Log in and hover over the "Conferences" tab to see "Conference [...]

At Home and Abroad

Scott Christley is a digital marketer recently relocated to the Washington, D.C., area as a consultant for a nationwide agency. Christley is a serial entrepreneur and has had some limited success with dozens of businesses. He worked for the Church for twelve years (six of those at Deseret Book) working in various digital media roles. [...]

Ben Wilkey

Ben Wilkey is the first international student recruiter for Utah State University.  Wilkey travels four to five months of the year recruiting students from the U.S., Canada, and Southeast Asia (China, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, and Hong Kong). Previously, he ran an English immersion summer program at USU for 167 [...]

Lane Dennis Ward

Lane Dennis Ward is currently vice president of DMBA Missionary Medical and previously served as president and CEO of L. Ward & Company; COAO for iLumin Corporation; vice president of human resources and organizational development in the office of the president at Dynix Corporation (as well as president and CEO of RetroLink, a Dynix Corporation [...]

Perry Christensen

Perry Christensen has had over a thirty year career as a human resource professional and executive, with both international and domestic experience. Most recently, Christensen retired as the head of human resources for a pharmaceutical company. During his career, he lived six years outside the U.S. where he had responsibility for five Scandinavian and Nordic [...]

Matthew R. Miles

Matthew R. Miles is a professor of political science at BYU–Idaho. Miles' cross-national research on the how institutional arrangements combine with individual traits to explain how people interact with their political systems has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals and books. He received an MA in Russian/East European Studies and a PhD in [...]