Chris Whatley

Executive Director, UNA-USA

Chris Whatley was appointed Executive Director of UNA-USA in August, 2013. He will be based in Washington D.C., responsible for UNA’s programs, advocacy, and operations around the USA. In that capacity, he works with the organization’s network of 120 chapters, divisions, and some 12,000 member, as well as the partnership of UNA-USA with the UN Foundation and its sister organization, the Better World Campaign. Before joining UNA-USA, Whatley served as Deputy Executive Director and Washington Office Director of The Council of State Governments, where he served as a voice for U.S. states in Washington, D.C. and oversaw the Council’s federal advocacy and international outreach. Whatley holds a B.A. in Government from Angelo State University and an M.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.

  • Washington, D.C