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AWB Updates 

February 2013
Haiti May 2011
Haiti, May 2011

Dear AWB Colleagues, Volunteers and Friends-


We are writing to let you know about exciting  organizational changes at Acupuncturists Without Borders. 


Our work has expanded in the past year, and so have our staffing and organizational needs. 


As we begin AWB's eighth year, we are creating an organizational structure that keeps us focused on our mission, utilizes the unique talents of staff members and volunteers, and keeps us on budget!

Here is our core staff as of February 1, 2013
Diana Treating
Diana Fried, M.Ac., Acudetox Specialist
Executive Director and Founder

(full-time) Executive Director and responsible for international programs, advanced training and disaster response .



Carla Cassler


Carla Cassler, DAOM, L.Ac.                                            Director of Development and U.S. Programs

(part-time) Responsible for development (fundraising), the Healing Community Trauma training program, and Military Stress Recovery Program (MSRP)/Community Clinic programs.



Nicole Anderson, M.Ac.       
AWB Program Coordinator
(part-time) Responsible for training program logistics, MSRP/Community Clinic training program logistics and other projects.



Melanie trainer photo 
Melanie Rubin, M.Ed., Acudetox Specialist       
AWB Special Projects
(part-time) Responsible for training curriculum development and available to work on special projects related to international and disaster response programs. 
Randi Savage, R.N., M.S., L.Ac.       Randi Savage
 AWB Special Projects

 (part-time) Available to work on special projects related to  international  programs and disaster response as needed.

Abba Anderson

Abba Anderson, MSOM, L.Ac.       
Disaster Response Coordinator

(part-time) Responsible for immediate coordination of domestic disaster response.

TerrieTerrie Harris, D.O.M.      
Female Veterans Clinic Coordinator

(part-time) Responsible for coordination of the new AWB prototype female veterans clinic being established in Albuquerque NM .  

Henrietta Duran
AWB Administrator

(part-time) Responsible for day-to-day administrative and organizational functions. 
Carol McGlauchlin, D.O.M.
AWB Accountant

(part-time) Responsible for AWB bookkeeping and accounting. 
Elena Williamson, Alyssa Aschbacher and Patty Lopez 
Staff Support 
(part-time) Available for administrative and special project support. 
          Elena   Alyssa     Patty                       
Training staff for the AWB Healing Community Trauma program include:
  • Dr. Deb Boehme, Ph.D., LPPC, DOM, Dipl.AC, CISM Instructor
  • Randi Savage, R.N., M.S., L.Ac.
  • Melanie Rubin, M.Ed., Acudetox Specialist
  • Dr. Carla Cassler, DAOM, L.Ac.
  • Nicole Anderson, M.Ac.
  • Henrietta Duran
AWB Would Also Like to Thank the Following Volunteers:
  • Abba Anderson - Disaster Relief Committee Chair
  • Renee Barsa - Medical Reserve Corps Project
  • Maria Cook - Disaster Response
  • Celia Hildebrand - Arizona IRC Project
  • Mark Emery - Computer Whiz
  • Dean Johnson - Website Administrator
  • Mariya Kai Gold - Facebook Administrator

 As well as many, many disaster response volunteers and community service clinic volunteers around the U.S. and the world.

New AWB Office!
Nepal 2011
AWB In Nepal

In addition to this new staff structure, AWB will be opening an office in Berkeley, CA which will be the hub for development, training programs and the MSRP/Community Clinic Program.  The Albuquerque office will continue to house overall AWB administration, international programs, advanced training and disaster response programs.



For more information please write to AWB at the following addresses:


General inquiries:

MSRP/Community Clinic Program:

Training Programs:


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As always thank you so much for your support and we look forward to working with you in 2013!


In the Spirit of Service, 


The AWB Staff 


Acupuncturists Without Borders

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