Meet the Board
Mrs. Martine Sankaredja-Sinandja founded C.P.L.Yanfouom, a private secondary school in 2000, with a goal to provide education of the highest standards. Over the past 20 years, the school has grown from 37 to 1,024 students (equal girls and boys). In 2019 she was elected as a counselor for Tone 1 Dapaong, Togo where she lives. Mrs. Sankaredja-Sinandja is a member of Justice and Peace, which promotes and defends human rights, is a member of the Rotary Club and President of the Catholic Women's Organization. She has travelled within Africa and to Europe to promote educational objectives and to visit supporters of the school.
Mrs. Caroline N. Dolo, is a registered nurse with over 10 years experience ranging from general nursing to ophthalmic nursing and nurse educator. holds a Master degree in Nursing Education and a Bachelor of Science degree in professional nursing from Cuttington University in Liberia where she is based. Mrs. Dolo is a co-founders of New Sight Eye Center, a Lecturer at New Sight Eye Center's advanced post basic ophthalmic Nursing Training Program and is currently the Program Coordinator of the Ophthalmic Training Program. She also holds an Advanced Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing from the Regional Ophthalmic Training Program in The Gambia and is a board member of the Liberia Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Mr. Mutale Chonta is a passionate and dynamic development specialist with over 17 years of internationally recognized experience. Mr. Chonta has developed participatory tools and conducted research and evaluation work. In addition, he is a trained and experienced psychotherapist providing therapy to groups and individuals. Mr. Chonta provides capacity building at community, country and African regional levels with target audiences which are multi-cultural, multi-racial and hard to reach populations for over 12 years. He understands and appreciates the power of diversity. Mutale is an experienced facilitator who specializes in adult participatory approaches, and uses these skills in tools development, research and training.
Ms. Donna Denniston is a lifelong educator with diverse experience as a classroom teacher, public school administrator and staff development specialist. As a teacher, Donna taught both regular education and special education at the elementary and high school levels. For 18 years, she was a school principal at the elementary and middle school levels. Since leaving the public school system, Ms. Denniston established her own business, Harborside Consulting, which supports public, private and charter schools across the country with the goal of increasing student achievement and facilitating overall school improvement. She lives in the United States where her time is divided between continued work in the field of education and her passion for creating stone sculptures.
Ms. Natalie Boychuk is a Master of Public Health (MPH) candidate at Columbia University. She has a particular interest in monitoring and evaluation of projects related to sexual and reproductive health and women's cancer. Ms. Boychuk has a number of years of experience working in global health research and funding. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Peace, Conflict, and Justice from the University of Toronto. Ms. Boychuk currently resides in New York, New York.