The Board Member’s Job Responsibilities

The board has fiduciary responsibility for the organization. The board in many ways provides leadership for the actions of the organization. They ensure that the organization achieves programmatic excellence and fiscal strength by continuously and actively provide oversight of:
o Mission development and long-range planning
o Financial Management
o Resource development and fundraising
o Board education and development

Meet The Board Members

D. Odwa Atari

D. Odwa Atari

Board Member

Dr. Odwa Atari is a member of the board. Dr. Atari earned his master’s degree in Environmental Studies and Management from Dalhousie University and an advanced Diploma in GIS and Remote Sensing from the Center of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Nova Scotia, Canada. Dr. Atari finished his PhD in Health Geography from the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario in 2009. He is currently an Associate Professor at Nipissing University in the Department of Geography in North Bay, Ontario Canada. 

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William Oching

William Oching

Trusted Board Member

Mr. William Oching is a member of the board. Oching holds a Diploma in Environmental and Occupational Health from University of Victoria, British of Columbia (BC), Canada and a Diploma in Water Engineering from Kyambogo University, Kampala Uganda. He also holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from Laurentian University, Sudbury Ontario, Canada. Currently, he is a Faculty member and Quality Assurance Coordinator at British Columbia Institute of Technology at the School of Construction and the Environment, BC Canada. 

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Oliha Grichang

Oliha Grichang

Board Director

 Mr. Oliha Grichang is the current Board Director.  Oliha holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Iowa University and an MBA in Global Management and Administration from Point Park University.

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P. Bill (Amanya) Bercik

P. Bill (Amanya) Bercik

Attorney

Attorney P. William Bercik is a member of the Board. Currently, he has a private practice in Pittsburgh, PA. His law practice focuses on representation of individuals, and small businesses, family law, criminal law, immigration and other issues.

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Falabia Eliardo Edward

Falabia Eliardo Edward

Position in the organization

Mrs. Falabia Eliardo Edward is a member of the board.  Mrs Edward holds a degree in General Studies from Lansing Community College (LCC) in Michigan, USA.  She also obtained her Certificate in Phlebotomy from LCC.  Currently she is pursuing a degree in Management and Leadership at LCC.

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Terensio Ituara

Terensio Ituara

Trusted Board Member

Mr. Terensio Lomeja Lotyang Ituara  is a member of the board.  Mr. Ituara holds a Diploma in Business Management and Administration from Fanshawe College,  London, Ontario Canada. 

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Galdino Sebit

Galdino Sebit

Trusted Board Member

Mr. Galdino Lanyahwo Sebit is a board member. Mr. Sebit holds a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Entomology from the University of Alexandria, Egypt. In addition, Mr. Sebit holds a Diploma in General Agriculture Sciences, Shambat Institute of Agriculture, Khartoum Sudan.  In addition, Mr Sebit holds a master’s degree in Demography from the International Institute of Population Studies, University of Ghana.

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