BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Mr. Nfi Mungai

President

Co-lead The Africa80/ Co-Founder, I am Cameroon

Mungai NFI is the newly elected President of the African Society of Association Executives (AfSAE) and comes to this position after serving on the board in different capacities for the last three years.

Prior to leading AfSAE, Mungai NFI has served as; Global Policy and Government Relations Director for Africa at Global Citizen in 2020, and as Growth and Development Director for Africa and the Middle East at JCI from 2016 – 2019.

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Ms. Pascaline Umulisa

Secretary

World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WACCS) - Africa

Experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry. Skilled in Training Facilitation, Organizational Leadership, Public Relations, Fundraising, Community Engagement, and Working with Adolescents. Strong administrative professional with a Master of Social Sciences focused in Gender and Development and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communication from University of Rwanda.

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Ms. Alta Prinsloo

Member

Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA)

She became the Chief Executive Officer of the Pan African Federation of Accountants on 1 November 2020.

From 1997 through 2002, Ms. Prinsloo worked at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, becoming its technical director in 2000. In 1996, she worked at Amalgamated Banks of South Africa where she was responsible for professional development of the internal audit function. Prior to that, she worked in the national technical and training office of PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Dr. Francis Asong

Member

Executive Director, VOICE Ghana

Francis Bichnord Komla Asong is a Social Worker and the Executive Director of VOICE Ghana, which is one of Ghana’s leading Non Governemental Organisation (NGO) for persons with disabilities. He has 20 years experience as a Disability and Civil Rights Advocate, and had a longstanding interest in inclusion and social justice for the marginalised and socially excluded, especially persons with disabilities.

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Dr. Eugene Etse Yawe

Member

Groupe de Réflexion des Amis pour le Développement de l'Humain (GRADH)

He holds a Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in Management Sciences, Option Human Resources Management with a PhD thesis in progress in HRM.

He has been the Head of the Resource Mobilisation, Marketing and Public Relations Department at the Togolese Red Cross (CRT) since 2014. He is also the Vice - Chair of MenEngage Africa (MEA) network since 2021.

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Mr. G.K Brink

Member

Pan African Society of Travel Medicine

He graduated from the University of Pretoria and entered private general practice in Durban in 1972. He has a degree in family medicine from the Medical University of South Africa and is a Fellow of the College of Family Physicians, South Africa.

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Prof. Philip Nyangweso

Member

Trustee, African Farm Management Association

He is a full Professor of Agricultural Economics and Resource Management.

He has published over 92 articles in refereed publications and international conference proceedings.

 

In 2007 was awarded the Prize for the best scientific presentation at the African Association of Agricultural Economists in Accra, Ghana. He has attended over 42 international conferences in USA, South America, Many parts of Africa, Canada, Australia and Europe. Has organized and continue to organize international conferences in Africa and globally on Agricultural Economics and Farm Management issues.

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Mr. Jeffers Miruka

Member

Immediate Former President

Mr Jeffers is the co-founder and president of the African Society of Association Executives (AfSAE). He is the Director of Communications at the Toronto-based International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) and CEO of the Nairobi-based African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE). Mr Miruka is the secretary and board member at the Association for Kenya Business Events (AKBE) and a Research Committee member with the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). Mr Miruka is the first international scholar with the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) at the Center for Association Leadership in Washington, DC.

ADVISORS

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Mr. Gregg Talley

Managig Advisor

President & CEO

Talley Management Group, Inc.

USA

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Mr. Gary Grimmer

Strategic Advisor

Executive Chairman

Gaining Edge,

Australia

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Mr. Nicanor Sabula

AFSAE Secretariat

Managing Director

African Association Management Company (AFAMCO),

Kenya

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Mr. Smith Rabong'o

Staff

AfSAE Secretariat in Nairobi

Kenya