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Leadership

OPAD International is governed by nine-member Board of Trustees headed by a Global Chairman. However, each Regional Office has its own Board of Directors governing its regional affairs. OPAD USA is registered independently in the United States with its own Board of Trustees managing its operations. However, the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the OPAD USA Board of Trustees sit at the OPAD International governing Board. The Global Board Chairman and the Vice have jurisdiction in all regional and local board meetings

OPAD International Governing Board of Trustee

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Dr Clyde Rivers

OPAD Global Board Chairman

Dr. Rivers is the founder and President of ICN (iChange Nations)

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Victor Bangura

OPAD Global Board Vice Chairman

Mr Bangura is the Founder & CEO for  Zachary Home Health Corporation

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Dr  Frank Kanu Kanu

Board Member

Mr Kanu is the Global President

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Peter Marrah Kamara

Board Member

Mr Kamara is the Global Vice President

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 Oyuga George Nyaure

Board Member

Mr Nyaure is the Chairman for

OPAD East Africa Board of Directors

More Global Board of Directors' profile would be published soon.

OPAD USA Governing Board of Trustees

Victor Bangura

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Chairman USA Board of Director

Mr Bangura is the Founder & CEO for  Zachary Home Health Corporation

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Mrs Ostrowski's is an experience tax attorney includes advising clients on a variety of international tax matters and the US tax returns.

Rachel Ostrowski

Vice Chairman USA Board of Director

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Christian Batres

Board Member

Mr Batres is the President & CEO for Inventive-101

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Denise Fernandes

Board Member

Ms Fernandes  is the Latino Outreach for Middlesex and Union Counties ; as well as Events and Volunteer coordinator for New Jersey. 

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Dr. Marilu Marcillo

Board Member

Dr Marcillo is the  Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity And Inclusion. She is also the Associate Professor for School of Business at St. Peter’s University

OPAD ZAMBIA Governing Board of Trustees

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Dr. Jackson Mwewa

Chairman

Zambia Board 

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Dr. Mwewa is the Chairman & CEO of National School of Leadership in Zambia and Head of the University Studies for PhD Institute and Universidad Empresarial De Costa Rica (UNEM) and a Project Management consultant

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Captain Phiri

Board Member

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Mr Phiri is the Assistant Director  of ZSIC Life Limited and a business consultant

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Edward Sakala

Board Member

Mr Sakala is the Executive Director for the Law Association of Zambia and a Member of the National Leadership Board and Commonwealth Leadership Mentor

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Stanley Chama

Board Member

Mr Chama is the Director and Academic Coordinator for Zambia Institute of Health and Behavioral Sciences and a Health Management Consultant

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OPAD US and Global Management Team

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Frank Kanu is a social worker with expertise in social and environment issues. He is active in the NGO sector for over 15 years, and has been involved in successful management and design of many projects in Europe, Asia and Africa, especially in the framework of EU Programmes, such as Lifelong Learning, Erasmus+ programme and many other Projects and its implementation. He strongly believed in the non –profit, as a sociocultural and economic driving engine that creates a platform for equal and supportive society. Mr Kanu is personate in poverty reduction and actively involve in it eradication.  He is also a Partner for the Platform for intercultural Europe 

Global President & CEO

Co-Founder

Frank Kanu Kanu

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Dr. Garcia was the Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations, in New York. He has a combined diplomatic experience of over 20 years. He also the co-founder and Secretary General of the United Nations Association of El Salvador. Prior to his appointment as the OPAD UN|USA, Latin American and the Caribbean, has work in several humanitarian organizations and represent them in the United Nations in New York. He has received several outstanding awards and recognition by the United States's Senates and received the USA flag as an honored diplomat. Recently he received the United States's Senate Proclamation, which certified his credibility. 

President & CEO UN|USA, Asia, Latin American & The Caribbean Region

Amb. Dr Carlos E Garcia

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Ms Simonetta, has extensive programs knowledge, She has oversee plenty projects in African and Europe. She have been involved in various project management roles, starting from conceptual up to the implementation stage and reporting. 

Snr. Director of Global Programs

Siliva Simonetta

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Mr Allieu is a business consultant and has developed the integrated and holistic approach to deliver services. He has been a key contributor to OPAD. Mr Allieu is the highly respected in Europe in relations to the cultural values he is planting the minds of the European people. He has over five years of project experience in Europe with strong camp management for refugees. 

Vice President - European Region

John Allieu

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Madelyn Rodriguez is a television journalist, producer and speaker. She is the author of three books available on Amazon titled The Stairways to Heaven, Express Leadership and Position yourself and take your place. Rodriguez was a television presenter for Telemundo 47 New York, and also an on-air talent for Fox News Latino, Mun2, Bronx Net TV and Alerta TV. Her journalism career started with the magazine's People en Español, Sports Illustrated Latino, and the newspaper Jersey Journal. At the United Nations in New York, she has been the moderator of conferences and events.

Snr. Director of Media & Public Relations 

USA, Asia, Latin American & The Caribbean Region

Madelyn Rodriguez

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Ms Namiluko is an experience social worker and a project management specialist. She has over 6 years experience in communities engagement. She has been implementing OPAD projects in Zambia and help trained the communities to be self-reliant. 

Country Director of Zambia

Florence Namiluko 

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Mr Kamara has wealth of experience in the financial market in Sierra Leone. He has over 21 years of working experience in both private and public sectors in the West African Sub-region. Mr Kamara was the Financial Controller of The National Project Coordinator Unit, a Specialist Unit created by both the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the Government of Sierra Leone. He also helped in the establishment of First International Bank in the Gambia and later came to help in the establishment of the same bank in Sierra Leone. Prior to now, he was the Financial Management Specialist at Equity Investment and Participation (SL) Ltd. He also served as Editorial Director, Banking and Capital Market for Heritage Consulting (UK) Ltd.

Global Vice President  & Board Secretary to the Global Board

Co-Founder

Peter Marrah Kamara

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Dr. Al Shek Kamara was the Deputy Inspector General of Sierra Leone Police (SLP), where he served for twenty-nine years.. For several years, he has been engaged in Community Policing projects that are geared towards influencing reforms in addressing issues relating to drug abuse and conflict. He is also the protagonist for the Domestic Revenue Generation Project, which is now immensely benefiting the SLP. Mr. Kamara was until 2015 Chairman of the Board managing the double Award-winning Radisson Blu hotel in Sierra Leone. He has also served as Director in the Boards of NASSIT and the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority. He has presented several Papers and made three significant publications: - Essays on the Criminal Justice System in Contemporary Sierra Leone; Crime and Punishment in Sierra Leone, and Reviewing DDR in Sierra Leone.

Vice President (Strategy & Policy)

UN|USA, Aisa, Latin American & The Caribbean Region

Dr Al Shek Kamara

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Mr Raymond Kai Gbekie was the Chief Executive Officer for Sierra Leone's Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDA). Before his appointment to SMEDA he was the Chief Executive Officer for the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotion Agency, SLIEPA where he started as the Director of Investment Promotion. In 2016 Mr Gbekie won the Chief Executive Officer of the year award among other national awards. He developed series of national investment promotion materials to boast the country's economy through private investment campaigns

Vice President- Operation 

UN|USA, Asia, Latin American & The Caribbean Region

Raymond Gbekie

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Dr. Campos is the co-Founder for the Maya Foundation that promote the importance of implementing the UN SDGs goals. His vision is to create awareness on the need to protect, heal and restore our environment from the damage that we are doing to the planet through eco-theology, thus matching the fundamental believes of OPAD focus on climate change.  

Vice President-For OPAD USA West Coast 

Dr. Caesar Campos

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Mr Sankoh is a seasoned humanitarian worker and Communications Officer with over a decade of international experience working in hardship/humanitarian environments and post-conflict settings. He was the Sector Public Information Officer at the United Nations Mission in Liberia, and head of community outreach in the same institution.  His major  expertise includes developing communication strategies for peace consolidation efforts; designing and gender-mainstreaming information products and messages; organizing campaigns; drafting talking points, speeches and press releases, messages for social media, and appearances on radio and television.

Director of International Programs & Documentary

USA, Asia, Latin American & The Caribbean Region

Osman Benk Sankoh

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Ms Bangura has been a professional banker for over 10 years. Where she developed her skills in marketing and leadership. She was the Head of Marketing at FiBank (SL) Ltd Cline Town Branch. Prior to that she has worked with several NGOs that engage with youths and children in Sierra Leone

Country Director of Sierra Leone

Ann Marie Bangura

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More Executives profile would be published soon.

Special Information about OPAD Global Board Chairman 

Sir Dr Clyde Rivers

OPAD Global Board Chairman 

President & CEO for iChange Nations

OPAD Cilivity & Honor Programs

The world at large needs human freedom and suffering-free caused by poverty around the world. OPAD and iChange Nations believe in honoring the good individuals and nations that afford to work hard to alleviate poverty in their communities and regions. OPAD would leverage the system developed by iChange Nation with more emphasis to identify mankind that contributes in alleviating poverty, help mitigate climate change, fight against the human rights issues and protect children's right to live, by honoring them with double honor from OPAD and iChange Nations™ as well as several other institutions and organizations around the world.

 

OPAD believes in working with institutions and organizations around the world to help alleviate poverty, mitigate climate change, human rights and children's right.

According to Dr Rivers of iChange Nations believes that "it is very important to honour the good in mankind. Dr Rivers travelling the world establishing cultures of honor in every nation, city, province and village. Looking for the good in others will establish a new culture where men and women will be in the business of searching for and finding the good in their fellow countryman. It is our desire to create a new culture – “The Culture of Honor” – within every country on the continent around the world.”

It is now time for individuals, institutions and other organizations to work with OPAD to alleviation poverty, mitigate climate change, hight rights and protect the children's right to live. 

Sir Dr Clyde Rivers

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Dr Rivers is the acting Representative to the United Nations – New York for the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI) and the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI). Dr Clyde Rivers is acting Ambassador and the Director of the North American Division of the Golden Rule International. Dr Clyde Rivers is the Spokesperson for the World Civility Day, Community Civility Counts Initiative. In 2017 Dr Rivers won the United States Presidential Life Achievement Award for over 4,000 hours of serving the nation and humanity. Dr Rivers is the recipient of the Danny K. Davis Peace Prize 2017, U.S. Congressman of Illinois. This annual Congressional Award is given for excelling in his field and making a difference in people’s lives. In 2017 Dr Rivers was given the Title of Don/Sir Dr Clyde Rivers as he was Knighted into the original Kingdom of Guatemala, and the great city of La Antigua the first city established by the Spanish Monarchy. Knighted by Lord EDUARDO L. PRADO S. the Commodore De Santiago De Los Caballeros De La Antigua Guatemala. Dr Rivers is the recipient of an Honorable Mention for the American Civic Collaboration Award 2017 – Celebrating Partnerships that Strengthen America. Dr Clyde Rivers is the Honorary Ambassador at Large for the Republic of Burundi, as appointed by H.E. President Pierre Nkurunziza and Special Advisor to President Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi Africa.Dr Clyde Rivers Former Co-Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Conference of Washington, D.C., USA

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