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Jacqueline T. Wieland joins the Board of Trustees

Jackie Wieland, Aldona Wos, Frances Bullock
Above: Jackie Wieland with Amb. Aldona Wos and Frances Bullock at an IWP event that they sponsored in 2018.

The Institute of World Politics is pleased to announce that Jacqueline T. Wieland (Jackie), has joined the Board of Trustees.

Longtime IWP trustee Amb. Aldona Wos commented: “Jackie has over 35 years of experience in the finance sector balanced with extensive nonprofit and foundation work. Her father, a career Army Colonel who subsequently worked with a consulting firm working directly with the State Department ensuring we had appropriate technology and security for our Embassies, instilled in Jackie a love for our country. Personally, I have witnessed Jackie’s patriotic core values on display in her daily life in our community. I am delighted that Jackie Wieland has agreed to join the Board of Trustees of IWP.”

A graduate of Virginia Tech University, Ms. Wieland has served as a financial advisor for almost four decades. She currently serves as First Vice President and Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) for Stifel.

Ms. Wieland brings experience with a range of non-profit board and foundation affiliations to the IWP Board. She currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.   She is Chairman of the Investment Committee and Board Member of the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG), which maintains endowment funds and directs a range of initiatives for hundreds of local charities. She is a founding member of the Women to Women Endowment within CFGG. She is a Trustee for the Frank Family Foundation, an organization dedicated to strengthening the greater Greensboro, NC community.

2019 Chancellor's Council Dinner
Jackie Wieland served as Master of Ceremonies at the 2019 Chancellor’s Council Dinner.

In the medical field, she was Chairperson for the Multiple Sclerosis Corporate Achievers, Vice President for the Piedmont Triad Sickle Cell Anemia Board, President and Board Member for the Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test, and Board of Visitors member for LifeSpan. Her commitment to education can be seen through her service as a Trustee for Bennett College (Greensboro, NC). Mrs. Wieland demonstrated her civic service through membership of the Tax Reform Transition Team for the Governor-Elect (2012), Gubernatorial Appointee for the North Carolina’s Financial Literacy Commission, and Chairman of the Government Liaison Committee for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. She served as Treasurer for the YWCA Board of Directors and Trustee of the Endowment Fund; Executive Committee Member for Virginia Tech’s Women, Leadership, and Philanthropy Council; Treasurer and Board Member for the Women’s Professional Forum’s Foundation; and Chairman of the Board for the Women’s Resource Center.

Ms. Wieland sponsored a talk on “Russian and Chinese Information Warfare” in Greensboro, North Carolina with Dr. John Lenczowski in May 2018. She delivered the toast at the October 2018 Chancellor’s Council Meeting. She was Master of Ceremonies for the Chancellor’s Council Dinner in 2019.

Ms. Wieland recently joined the IWP Board of Advisors and will remain on this Board in addition to her work as a Trustee. In this capacity, she will assist with the Greensboro chapter of the IWP Chancellor’s Council.

Jackie Wieland with two IWP students
Above: Jackie Wieland with two students during a Chancellor’s Council event at IWP.

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