Program Director - Mr. Hh Zaizay
Hh Zaizay serves as the Program Director and leads the in-country team. Hh provides critical leadership support, and is responsible for the management and implementation of program-related activities and curricula in Liberia. Hh serves as the main point of contact in Liberia for all partners and stakeholders. Hh holds a MA in Gender, Peace, and Security from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center in Accra, Ghana and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the United Methodist University in Monrovia, Liberia.
Program Assistant – Ms. Sadia Stubblefield
Sadia G. Stubblefield serves as the Program Assistant and provides administrative support to the in-country team. She is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day activities in the office and serving as a main point of contact for all PYPs. She assists in the coordination of special events, including trainings, immersion excursions, and meetings. Sadia holds an AA degree in Management from Stella Maris Polytechnic University and is currently a senior student pursuing a BBA degree.
The Program hosts 1-2 interns throughout the course of its operations. Internships are unpaid and are for Liberian nationals. Program Interns assists in the day-to-day management and execution of program activities, and work closely with the Program Assistant. Please inquire with the local office on internship availability.
Senior Technical Advisor – Mr. Frank J. DeSarbo, III
Frank DeSarbo serves as Senior Technical Advisor and provides strategic guidance and leadership to the in-country and DC-based teams. Frank has worked in international development for over 18 years, focusing in the areas of project management, contract and subcontract management, human resource management, finance, and operations. In addition to providing management oversight and support to the Program, Frank serves as the Deputy Director of Administration for the JSI/DC Office. There, he manages the central services division as well as two centrally-funded programs for the United States Agency for International Development.
Program Manager, Liberia – Ms. Rachel E. Macauley
Rachel Macauley serves as the Program Manager based in Washington, DC, and is responsible for financial, administrative, and operational management of the Program. Rachel works closely with the Program Director to ensure the successful implementation of all program activities, and assists in the development of program curriculum, content, and strategic planning. Rachel joined the JSI International Division after serving as the Business Development and Communications Associate for Accordia Global Health Foundation in Washington, DC. Previously, Rachel provided technical and administrative support to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Liberia, and led the review and editing process for the 2009 National Yellow Fever Vaccination Campaign Report. A Liberia native, Rachel has lived and worked throughout the African region. Rachel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Affairs and Global Public Health from the University of Virginia, and a certificate in Community Development from the University of Cape Town in South Africa.