our board


Board of Directors

A diverse and representative board ensures all key stakeholders have a direct voice to shape the program.

  • Hon. Dr. Puchu Bernard – Liberia Civil Service Agency

  • Hon. Boima Kamara – Liberia Ministry of Finance and Development Planning

  • Hon. Jordan Sulonteh – Liberia Ministry of State

  • Julius Saye Keh-nel – PYPP Alumni Association

  • Thomas N. Williams – Liberia Chamber of Commerce

  • Betsy Williams – Emerging Public Leaders

  • Massa Crayton – Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)

  • Hon. George Werner – Ministry of Education

  • Hon. Saah N’Tow – Ministry of Youth and Sports

  • Dr. Nevida Ricks – United Nations Mission in Liberia

  • Dr. Rose Macaulay – JSI-Liberia

International Advisory Board

The International Advisory Board serves in a consultative role and provides input to the program's direction and mobilizes support.

  • Betsy Williams – Emerging Public Leaders

  • Laura Winthrop Abbot – US-Japan Council

  • Nazanin Ash – Center for Global Development

  • Greg Behrman – NationSwell

  • Melissa Bukuru – Soros Fund Management

  • Jacob Hughes –  Hughs Development, Inc.

  • Joel Lamstein – John Snow, Inc.

  • Paula Luff – VISO Strategies

  • Sarah Kovner – Nonprofit Advisor

  • Rachel Macauley – formerly John Snow, Inc.

  • Raj Panjabi – Last Mile Health

  • Maria Springer – Liberty & Justice

  • Dafna Tapiero – World Food Programme

  • Taa Wongbe – The Khana Group