Meet The Team

Our President~ Raymond Amezado Sr.

Raymond S. Amezado is the president and founder of Ngorli Organization.  He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Thomas Edison State University, New Jersey a second B.A. in Business Management, Nonprofit Concentration from LeTourneau University, Texas.

Raymond also holds a multiple certifications in Homeland Security and Disaster Management from FEMA and Frederick Community College, of Frederick Maryland. He possesses abundant leadership and organizational skills, and has been accredited for these skills through certifications and awards from the US Army. He served 8 years of active duty is the US army and currently in the US army reserve. Raymond worked for the United State Post Office and served as the assistant soccer coach for Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, New York.


Raymond is an advocate for education and social wellbeing hence has served on other nonprofit boards and has volunteered for many courses.

Chief Operating Officer~ Tara Jackson

Tara Jackson is the Chief Operating Officer for Ngorli Organization. Tara reports to the president of Ngorli, she oversees all operational and administrative functions as well as all network services that support the program sites, including finance, office management, human resources, technology, curriculum and instruction, performance management, and research and evaluation.  Tara has worked with Ngorli Organization as Secretary, Board Member, and she now holds the title of Chief Operating Officer.


Tara holds a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education and has worked in the education sector as a program director, lead teacher,  and as an assistant teacher for a total of 11 years. Tara is an advocate for equal and equitable education internationally. She believes that 21st century learning skills are necessary for the success of our future leaders.

Assistant Chief Operating Officer~ Senyo Sosu

Senyo Sosu is the Assistant Chief Operating Officer of Ngorli Organization and supports operations in three countries (United States of America, United Kingdom and Ghana). He holds Bachelor of Education from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Senyo also holds Diploma in Basic Education from Wesley College of Education, Kumasi where he trained as a Mathematics and Science teacher and has served the Ghana Education Service as subject teacher for five years. He also holds Honors Diploma in Information Technology from National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), Kumasi, Ghana.


Senyo has served in various leadership capacities as one of the Rev. Ministers of the Shiloh United Church, Ghana, in charge of youth secretary and deputy welfare financial secretary positions after he graduated with Diploma in Theology from the Shiloh Bible Training Center for Pastors, Effiduasi, Ghana.

Ngorli Board Members

Vice President- Steve Wilson

 

Steve Wilson is from a small farm community in the state of Ohio, he attended The Ohio State University where he attained BS in Business Administration. Steve migrated to Silicon Valley in California where he performed programming in the pharmaceutical industry to manage data from clinical trials.

He also serves as vice-president of the TransCAP Foundation, a health services charity, and as co-founder of Easy Track Ghana, a licensed tour operator in Ghana. Whiles in Ghana he has performed charitable projects such as free medical clinics, via funding from the TransCAP Foundation, and the free Kisseman Community Library, operated by Ngorli. Steve strongly believes in empowering individuals to take control of their life through education, good health and skills development.

Volunteer Coordinator - Lisa Jane Kotouc

She is a native of Dunn,  North Carolina, In her High School years, she had her first experience working with people in need through her work with the Special Olympics and other foundations for special needs children. Lisa graduated High School and continued her passion to help others, by joining the military. While in the military she took every opportunity available to work with the children, including volunteering to help plan and host events and activities for children of military families.

She enrolled in courses and gained certification to teach preschool children. Lisa’s lifelong dream has always been to work with children and people in need.

Program Coordinator- Saidah Akilah Chinue-Pires

Saidah Akilah Chinue-Pires is a graduate of California State University, earning her degrees in Social Work, Psychology, Social and Behavioral Science, and Liberal Arts. While earning her degrees, Saidah worked as a teacher’s assistant, a peer tutor, volunteered on the Counsel for Diversity Initiative .

She is a founder and director of a Charter High School with a focus on pregnant and parenting teens, along with other high risk students. In conjunction, Saidah founded a Daycare Center and  Community Bridge Program that worked closely with the local  courts system and many community service providers; tearing down barriers affecting the at risk youth in the community.

She is certified in Emergency Mental Health, a certified Chaplin, Christian Counselor, and Youth Leader.

Saidah’s mission is to continue to create the avenues necessary to tear down all barriers of social and educational inequalities and poverty.

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