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international social welfare administrator

George Weber, Canadian, Swiss former international social welfare administrator. Recipient Vanier award, 1984, International Communications and Leadership award Toastmasters, 1985, Friendship medal Turkish Red Crescent Society, 1988, Exceptional Humanitarian Service award Portuguese Red Cross, 1989, honorary medal of merit Venezuelan Red Cross Society, 1991.

Background

Weber, George was born on April 18, 1946 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Harry and Johanna (Alexopoulos) Weber.

Education

Bachelor of Education, McGill University, 1970. Master of Arts, McGill University, 1974. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1989.

Career

Volunteer instructor, examiner, member staff Canadian Red Cross, 1963-1973, field delegate with Indochina operational group Vietnam, 1973-1974, national director international affairs, 1976-1981, national director programs, 1981-1983, secretary general, Chief Executive Officer, 1983-1993, honorary vice president, since 1993. Field delegate with Indochina Operational Group International Red Cross, Vietnam, 1973-1974. Chief delegate, disaster relief officer League of Red Cross Societies, Geneva, 1974-1976.

Founder, chairman, Chief Executive Officer National Charity Council, 1990-1992. Secretary general, Chief Executive Officer International Federation Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva, 1993-2000.

Membership

Board directors National Capital Harvard Business School Alumni Club, Amundsen Foundation. Member American College Sports Medicine, Canadian Institute International Affairs, Canadian Society Association Executives (member board directors), Canadian Comprehensive Auditing Foundation, National Health Agy's. Chief Executive Officer Organization, Canadian Cross Society (honorary vice president), International Development Executives Association (founder), Rideau Club, Harvard Club, Five Lakes Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Diving, tennis, squash, skiing.

Connections

Married Mary Ellen Morris, May 8, 1976.

father:
Harry Weber

mother:
Johanna (Alexopoulos) Weber

spouse:
Mary Ellen Morris