World Hunger Education Service Welcomes New Board Member David Langhaug and Thanks Departing Board Members Janna Marchione and Jennifer Munro for Their Service

(August 3, 2002) The World Hunger Education Service (WHES) is very pleased to welcome David Langhaug to its Board. He has had extensive experience in developing countries, in governance of organizations concerned with poor people, and in financial management. His career in the State Department spanned 25 years with service in Pakistan, India, Thailand, Ecuador and France. He has been a board member of the Transitional Housing Corporation since 1996, where he served as as Vice President, (1997-98) and Board President (1998-2000). He has also served as a board member of the Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington from 1994 to 1998. Since 1991, Langhaug has been a financial advisor with American Express. He received a B.A. from Lawrence College and an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan.

WHES would also like to thank two outgoing Board members, Janna Marchione and Jennifer Munro, for their services. In addition to participating in the essential Board duty of governance of WHES, Marichione played a key role in updating membership data and Munro helped greatly in the transition of Hunger Notes from a print to a web publication.

  • World Hunger Education
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.