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Yuri Vanetik - Member of the Board of Directors of WEST SUPPORT

West support inc., a 501(c)3 not for profit organization is pleased to announce that Yurі Vanetik has been appointed member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Vanetik, whose global communications background spans leadership positions at American Red Cross, Center For Global Change, The Claremont Institute, Orange County Performing Arts Center, Gen Next Foundation, The Kauffman Foundation, University of California Center for Unconventional Security Affairs, Miracles For Kids, UC Hastings College of the Law, and International Executive Council.

Yurі Vanetik is known as a multitalented visionary who spots trends and positions his organizations to adapt and communicate in ways that stand out and differentiate. In addition to his leadership in communication and law, he has experience in grant-making, fundraising, and public-private partnerships, and he has lived, worked, and traveled extensively in Eastern Europe and Asia. At each place he has worked, he has been a valued team leader and colleague.


University of California, Berkeley

Bachelors of Arts, Legal Studies & Political Philosophy 1987-1991

Yuri Vanetik graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with highest honors (Phi Beta Kappa), and is an executive graduate of the Anderson Business School at UCLA.

University of California, San Francisco

Juris Doctor Degree (JD), Law, 1994-1997

Yuri Vanetik earned his J.D. from the University of California, San Francisco (1997), where he was the President of the International Law Society, and the recipient of the coveted American Jurisprudence Award.

Anderson Business School at UCLA

Executive Graduate, Management, 2001

Yuri Vanetik graduated from the Anderson Business School at UCLA as an executive graduate in 2001, where he studied management.

The Wharton School-Spencer Stuart

Graduate, 2003

Yuri Vanetik graduated from the “Corporate Governance Essentials for New Directors” program offered by the the Wharton School’s Aresty Institute of Executive Education.

Yuri Vanetik Awards

American Jurisprudence Award, 1997

President, International law Society, 1997

CALI Excellence for Future Award


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