With its combined excellent leadership and profound experience in healthcare and management, the Executive Managment Team is leading the sub-Saharan Africa Healthcare Initiative to become a leading Diagnostics Pathology and Imaging Center in the sub-Saharan region. Our management team features some of the brightest and most experienced professionals in the industry, providing the long-range vision and the strategic thinking that keeps us moving forward. We value a strong corporate culture of innovation and dedication for our communities and believe our experience and strong corporate culture is the key to our success in the past and will continue to contribute to our growth in the future.

Erick Tidiane, PhD., PA, MHA
President / Chief Technology Officer / Co-Founder
As a Co-founder and President of SsahiPath, Dr. Tidiane plays a key role in the planning and operations implementation of the organization’s coordinated care model throughout all SsahiPath care centers. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the team and speaks from an anatomical laboratory professional perspective, which makes him an essential component to the Executive Management Team.
Erick guides SsahiPath in harnessing the power of data, technology, and innovation to create a modern and effective operation that works to improve the health of our communities. SsahiPath initiatives are rooted in three key areas: empower internal innovation, leverage external talent and creativity, and build collaborative communities to tackle cross-cutting issues of strategic importance. As CTO, Erick and his team guide SsahiPath long-term technology strategy to achieve optimal levels of performance and product innovation for our communities.

Dr. Tidiane has an advance Clinical Anatomy Degree from Creighton University, a Master in Healthcare Administration, and Doctorate in Organizational and Industrial Psychology. He is ASCP Board Certified in Surgical Pathology (PA), and his specialties include soft tissue tumors and gastrointestinal Pathology.
Jacques NdoutouMve, M.Sc, Dipl-Ing
Chief Executive Officer / Vice-President / Co-Founder
As a Co-founder and CEO of SsahiPath, Jacques main focus is leading operations and strategic direction, including long-term planning, development of high quality business plans, as well as ensuring trust relations with key partners and stakeholders. With more than 15 years of management experience working with the public and private sectors and participating in all stages of project development including initiation, planning and execution, Jacques will ensure the desired results are achieved and consistent with the overall strategy and mission. A visionary and transformational leader, Jacques has extensive work experience in four continents in engineering, mining, energy, infrastructure, and water/sanitation, and is a strong proponent of corporate responsibility and environmental protection.

Jacques holds a Master Degree in Chemical Engineering, from the University of Dortmund, and is a professional Engineer with certifications in project management. His core competency includes strategic planning, tactical market planning, high-stake negotiations, key partnership development, organizational Project and Risk Management.
Rebecca Obeng, MD, PhD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Obeng provides leadership for SsahiPath's highly trained and experienced medical staff, serving as a liaison between the medical and executive teams. She advocates for our patients, donors and community physicians and sets the strategic direction for the medical, scientific, research and educational functions of SsahiPath.

Dr. Obeng a board certified pathologist who completed her medical and predoctoral training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Emory University and is currently in a clinical research fellowship in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology at Emory University. She also has additional interests in Genitourinary and Pulmonary Pathology. Her research focus is in cancer immunology and immunotherapy. Dr. Obeng also received a Master of Public Health in Health Policy with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Leadership at Harvard School of Public Health and is passionate about research focused on eliminating health disparities.
Rev. Dr. Audley Neville James
Honorary Chairman of the Board/Program Director
Rev. Dr. Audley N. James is a Jamaican by birth who accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior at the age of 9 ½ years old. In 1969, he migrated to Canada and continued his education and work in the church and community. He graduated from Ryerson University with a degree in Environmental Health and was employed with the Federal Government (Health Protection Branch) in Enforcement and Research for approximately 12 years.

In 1980, in response to a divine call, Dr. James established Revivaltime Tabernacle Worldwide Ministries and built a church complex of 36,000 sq. ft. which houses a 1700 seating capability sanctuary and banquet facility. This complex was the first to be built in Ontario in 129 years by a predominantly Afro-centric Christian fellowship, as well as, the second in all of Canada in the 20th century.

In 2002, Dr. James and his wife Rosenda established a historic Christian Academy (Adelfiha`s Christian Academy) for the purpose of providing Christian elementary education.

Pastor and his wife Rosenda, who Co-Pastor’s with him, have 3 children, Andrew, Judith, Joanna and 7 grandchildren.

Currently, Dr. James holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Education from Tyndale University in Toronto, an Honourary Doctor of Divinity Degree, a Doctorate Degree in Professional Counselling from Canada Christian College, Doctor of Humanities Degree from Canon University in the U.S.A. and a Doctorate of Divinity Degree from the School of Bible Theology Seminary and University, California, U.S.A. He has served as an Associate Professor with Canada Christian College in the field of Hermeneutics and Pedagogy, is Chaplain of the Jamaica Diaspora Canada Foundation and Jamaica National Canada and Chaplain of Victoria Mutual Building Society, Canada.

Dr. James sits as Chairman of the Elders Council – African Union 6th Region with offices in Toronto. On May 21, 2012 Dr. James visited Johannesburg, South Africa and addressed the 7th session of the Pan African Parliament, convened with representatives of the Diaspora from across the world. Dr. James along with Dr. Julius Garvey, son of Marcus Mosiah Garvey has been elected to sit as an Advisor on the Advisory Board to the Pan African Parliament. He is President of Hope Villa organization in Mississauga, on the Board of SCAGO (Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario) and Chaplain of Jamaica Mutual Association in Toronto, ON.

Because of his passion and personal commitment to excellence in his various fields of endeavours, his help, leadership, wisdom and expertise he is constantly being sought by the leaders in his community.

A few of Pastor James accomplishments are:

  • 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Prayer 2000 Organization in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Jamaican Government
  • 2016 Victoria Mutual Diaspora Impact Awards for Exemplary work and service to Jamaica and the Jamaican Diaspora
  • 2017 (April) BBPA Harry Jerome Lifetime Achievement Award, Toronto, Canada
  • 2017 (October) Canada 150 Service Award to Country and Community.
Some Pastors Pastor James has mentored:

  • Rev. Wayne Russell, Brampton, ON
  • Bishop Ronnie Guerra, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
  • Rev. Everod Edwards & Rev. Janet Edwards, Pickering
  • Rev. Harold Grant, Aruba
  • Rev. Gerry Thompson, Brampton, ON
  • Rev. Richard Brown, Toronto, ON
  • Rev. Keith McCormack, Toronto, ON
  • Rev. Beresford Lewis, Toronto, ON
  • Rev. Derrick Hall and Minister Melissa Hall, Brampton, ON
  • Rev. Judith Meikle, Toronto, ON
  • Dr. Andrew James and Pastor Bridget James, Pickering, ON
Dr. Olivier Emungania, MD
Senior Advisor & Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Emungania provides leadership and management oversight to SahiPath in order to meet all performance metrics, including financial, quality/safety, patient experience and people. He works closely with the Chief Executive Officer to align the group specific performance to the overall strategic initiatives of the organization. Dr. Emungania leads the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Nursing Officer in a matrix based reporting relationship to ensure optimal daily performance of all operational areas. He advises the Chief Executive Officer on operations, facilities, policies, and regulatory performance.

Dr. Emungania is currently the lead surgeon at The North Hospital/Marseille University Hospital in Marseille, France and specializes in general and gastrointestinal surgery. Under the leadership of Professor Berdah and Dr. Emungania, The North Hospital is one of the few institutions in the south of France to perform "Gastric Bypass" procedures, a complex surgical technique that requires interdisciplinary monitoring involving surgeons, endocrinologists and dieticians.

With 17 years of experience as a lead gastrointestinal surgeon, Dr. Emungania will lead all medical operations at SsahiPath by providing medical supervision, direction and leadership for all aspects of healthcare delivery.

Dr. Emungania is a Board Certified Medical Doctor and a well-renowned surgeon with special interests and focus on digestive cancer surgery, general surgery, and bariatric surgery.
Adeline M Coleman, MD
Medical Director and Chief of Women's Health Services
As Senior Medical Director and Chief of Women's Health Services for SsahiPath, Dr. Coleman is responsible for the overall performance and leadership of Department of Women's Health Services. Dr Coleman oversees the training of medical staff and implementation of contemporaneous health screening, and diagnosis of pathologies that affect women. She will advocate for and ensure patients receive cutting edge and competitive surgical and medical treatment of gynecologic cancers and other debilitating diseases.

Dr. Coleman joins the team with eight years experience in women’s health, obstetrics and gynecology. Having worked in various professional practice models, she has great insight into the makeup a cohesive, efficient and proficient professional workforce. Her focus is will always be on delivery of universal, compassionate, expedited and outstanding services to all.

Dr Coleman received her medical education from Medical College of Virginia, (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine) and went on to residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore. Dr Coleman hold board certification from the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists. She will provide minimally invasive surgical intervention for gynecologic conditions and serve as a vital resource for matching patients diagnosed with breast and gynecologic malignancies with highly specialized and dedicated team of Surgical and Medical Oncologists under the Sub Saharan Health Initiative umbrella.
Gnagna Konaté-Shaysh, M.Sc
Vice President / Chief Information Officer
As the Chief Information Officer for SsahiPath, Gnagna is responsible for all technology strategy and solutions across the organization including all computerized systems, information processing equipment and software related to the acquisition, storage, and retrieval of data. She provides organization-wide direction in the areas of IT operations, customer service, policy and planning. Gnagna interacts with the executive management team to monitor and validate the organization’s compliance with its security policies. She builds, manages, and maintains a strong IT team with skills to meet rapidly changing technology landscape and deliver a results-defined strategy and annual work plans for each team.

Gnagna is an experienced Senior Consultant in Java and Content Management Systems. She is a dedicated professional with years of experience in health care, media, finance, retail, e-commerce and airline industries with many years of experience in international environments. She has worked in Stockholm, Munich, France, United Kingdom, China, Columbia and Luxembourg both as a team leader and architect in many large agile projects.

Gnagna holds a Double-major Bachelor degree in Computer Information Systems and Computer Sciences as well as a Master's degree in Computer Sciences from Suffolk University in Boston, MA.
Reywen Bigirimana, M.Sc, PMP
Chief Financial Officer
Reywen leads the overall strategy to manage the financial risk for SsahiPath. He is responsible for oversight of the organization’s accounting, budgeting, and financial planning. In addition to being a perennial member of the Ontario Society for Professional Engineers (OSPE), Reywen has more than 23 years of experience preparing Detailed Estimates for Capital Projects involving all engineering disciplines and including process design, civil, structural, mechanical, piping, electrical, instrumentation, and process control for Mining and Heavy industrial Projects. His past professional accomplishments include executive oversight in:

  • The Renard Diamond for Stornoway Diamond Corporation, the biggest Diamond Processing Plant in Canada: CAPEX: over 800Millions Dollars.
  • The Pueblo Viejo for Barrick Gold, the biggest Pressure Oxidation Process Plant in the world, Dominican Republic: CAPEX: over 3 Billion Dollars.
  • The Toromocho Silver/Copper for Minera Peru Copper S.A, the biggest copper project in South America, Peru: CAPEX: over 3 Billion Dollars.
  • The Koniambo Nickel for Falconbridge, the biggest Nickel reserve in Caledonia: CAPEX: over 3 Billion Dollars.
  • The Mary River Iron ore for Baffinland iron Mines Corporation, the biggest and richest iron ore in Nunavut, Canada: CAPEX: over 3 Billion Dollars.
Reywen has Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor ‘s Degree in Civil Engineering from Moscow State University. He is also PMP Certified, Member of PMI, Project Management Institute in the United States of America and active President of AACEI Toronto Chapter. Reywen is fluent in five languages including English, French, Russian, Swahili, and Kirundi.
Erica Tidiane, RN, BSN
Chief Nursing Officer
Erica is responsible for driving improvements leading to better care and clinical outcomes for our patients. Throughout her career, Erica Tidiane has held a wide range of nursing roles in academic and community settings, beginning as a front-line nurse and advancing to nurse supervisor and then into senior leadership positions with SsahiPath. Most recently, she served as nurse supervisor for Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit at the University of New Mexico University Hospital.

Erica Tidiane has her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clarkson College and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is Board Certified with American Nursing Association.
Arsène Matoka Guidouka, Dipl-Ing.
Deputy CFO/Chief Strategist
Arsene will assist the CFO in managing and coordinating the work of the Finance Division comprised of Accounting, Budget and Fare Revenue, Grants, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system management.

Arsène has 17 years of planning, optimization and project management experience in the telecommunication field. He has successfully managed and coordinated international projects in Africa in different fields, including telecommunication, but also energy, infrastructure, water, sanitation, sport, social, health and safety, etc. His tremendous experience in adapting the approach of projects and programs to local realities will be essential.

Arsène holds a Master Degree in Electrical Engineer from the University of Dortmund in Germany.
Jennifer Dawson, MHA, FACHE, LSSBB, CPHQ, DLM(ASCP)SLS, QIHC, QLC
Chief Compliance Officer
Jennifer Dawson is the Sr. Director of Quality for Human Longevity in San Diego, CA. She has built or revamped numerous quality programs for a variety of CLIA/CAP labs including large reference labs, small privately owned labs, academic medical center labs and hospital labs. She is also affiliate faculty at Regis University in Denver, CO, where she teaches healthcare quality courses, and also occasionally provides lab quality consulting for organizations such as Baylor University Medical Center and Geisinger Medical Laboratories. Jennifer sits on the CLSI Quality Management Systems Expert Panel, and the AACC Management Sciences & Patient Safety Division Executive Committee. She has served on the National Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award Board of Examiners multiple years and serves on the ASCLS Patient Safety Committee. She’s a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality, and holds the Diplomate in Laboratory Management certification from ASCP.

Jenni started her career in laboratory science at the University of Colorado Health and Sciences center in Aurora, CO working in an immunofluorescence laboratory, which later expanded into a full service dermatopathology laboratory, where she gained valuable bench and lab management experience. She also spent time as a technologist at Denver Health working in the Histology and Cytology departments. She founded the Quality and Safety program at Forensic Laboratories, a Toxicology Laboratory in Denver, and revamped National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Laboratories' quality program and led the team successfully through ISO 15189 Accreditation. She also served as Vice President, Quality & Regulatory Affairs for Sonic Healthcare USA (SHUSA), where she was one of four executives to build Sonic Reference Laboratory, SHUSA's national esoteric reference laboratory, from the ground up. Dawson built the Quality Management System, trained all employees and successfully achieved all necessary licensure and accrediation for the laboratory, including CLIA, CAP, NYSDOH, FL, MD, PA, RI and CA. She also consulted with SHUSA labs across the country to assist with their quality programs.Since late 2016, she has been working with Biotech start-ups in California to establish Quality Management Systems and serve as an adviser for lab regulatory affairs.

Her areas of interest include ISO 15189 and Baldrige Framework deployment, real-time quality metrics, cost of poor quality, electronic management of non-conformities, creating a culture of quality, and quality in the pre-analytical phase. She is a frequent speaker, poster presenter and author on topics related to lab quality.
Dr. Elikem Gbeddy, MD
Medical Director and Chief of Radiology Services
As Medical Director and Chief of Radiology Services for SsahiPath, Dr. Gbeddy, is responsible for the overall leadership of the Department of Radiology and ensures the quality of medical services provided, the education and training of professional staff, and the safety and ethical conduct of employees assigned to the service line. Dr. Gbeddy serves as the primary point of accountability in the service and maximizes the efficient use of available resources. In order to accomplish this, Dr. Gbeddy is involved in providing the framework for planning, directing, coordinating, providing and improving the health care services that are responsive to community patient needs and that improve patient health outcomes within the service.

Throughout his professional career as a Radiologist, Dr. Gbeddy has continuously shown extensive knowledge and understanding of safety, imaging procedures, relevant accreditation standards including those of Joint Commission, College of American Radiologists, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission. He ensures that all staff radiologists and department volunteers work effectively with the administrative staff to ensure appropriate services are available when needed. Dr. Gbeddy provides diagnosis and interpretation for radiology exams which are performed in SsahiPath Diagnostic Services. He coordinates/makes work assignments as needed to improve and optimize patient care exam results.

Dr. Gbeddy completed medical school at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA and subsequently completed a year of internship at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Pennsylvania. Subsequent to pursuing a medical degree, he worked as research chemist at Merck and Co Inc where he gained valuable experience in the FDA regulatory environment.

Dr. Gbeddy went on to complete his radiology residency at Monmouth Medical Center in New Jersey and a body fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He currently works at Virtual Radiologic Inc (VRAD) and Veterans Affair Medical Center in Fayettevile, NC. Through his professional career of over 8 years which includes both diagnostic and interventional radiology, he has seen and diagnosed a wide range of pathology that has resulted in many positive patient outcomes.
Eric Lujan, BS, HT(ASCP)
Sr. Director of Laboratory Operations
As the Director of Laboratory Operations, Eric's role is to ensure the highest possible level of laboratory service quality and operations by:

  • Creating quality assurance indicators to improve laboratory performance through monitoring measurements, outcomes and turnaround time;
  • Monitoring laboratory procedures to ensure accurate and timely reporting while implementing methods to ensure regulatory compliance
  • Ensuring that SsahiPath is in compliance with regulatory and licensing agencies and working with healthcare facilities management to keep licensures valid
  • Providing input into collaborative goals, objectives and strategies for SsahiPath and developing strategies and activities designed to achieve short and long term goals.
As a highly experienced Histology Technician Eric has gained expertise in various laboratory roles including policy development and implementation, establishment of procedural systems and controls, audit and review of guidelines, regulatory compliance and quality assurance. His supervision is exercised over laboratory supervisors, pathologists' assistants, cytotechnologists and support staff . His technical and effective oversight skills and experience include laboratory safety, anatomic and clinical laboratory equipment maintenance, tissue fixation, embedding, microtomy, special stains, immunohistochemistry, digital imaging and laboratory staff training.

Eric Lujan graduated with a Bachelor of Art in Architecture from the University of New Mexico. He completed his Histotechnology Certification Program through Perdue University in Indiana (School of Medicine) and is currently completing a Master of Engineering Degree from the University of New Mexico. Eric is Board Certified with the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
Laura Organes, RN, MSN
Sr. Director of Clinical Operations
Laura joins SsahiPath as the Sr. Director of Clinical Operations. Her professional background includes 8 years of clinical neuro critical care experience preceded by 1 year of transitional care experience and an emergency department internship. She is well-versed in evidence-based practice, research protocols, data analysis, interim leadership, staff training and educational design, patient and family centered care, advanced hemodynamic and neuro monitoring, as well as stroke management guidelines. Her leadership background includes executive level hospitality management with knowledge of risk management, program development, budget design, performance improvement techniques, staff scheduling, and emergency protocol development.

Laura graduated with a Bachelor of Art degree from Santa Fe University of Art and Design and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Arizona. She holds several national certifications, including Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale Certification (NIHSS), Emergency Nurses Association Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum Certification (TNCC). She is also a Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) and a Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN). Most recently, she became certified with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).

In addition to helping SsahiPath deliver high quality care to specialized population of critically ill patients, Laura will lead the efforts to educate our communities on preventive care measures and train our local healthcare teams on best healthcare delivery practices.
Nicolas Schoenfeld, RN, MSN
Sr. Director Of Information Technology
As the Director of Information Technology. Nicolas works closely with our Chief Information Officer to manage the entire information technology and telecommunications function for SsahiPath. Other functions include the management of SsahiPath external service providers who provide Managed IT Services, Network Infrastructure Services, Structured Cabling Services, Cloud Services, Managed Print Services as well a Mobile Services. Nicolas helps facilitate Requests for Proposals as contract terms come to an end. He also project manages new implementations and system upgrades and enhancements.

Nicolas is a Registered Nurse. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Studies and Human Development and a Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Systems Leadership from the University of Arizona.
Dr. Ivana Aworet, DVM
Sr. Director of Public Health
As the Sr. Director of Public Health for SsahiPath, Ivana’s role is to supervise other public health professionals, technicians, and public health representatives to ensure establishments under the jurisdiction comply with sanitation standards and properly implement systems that control hazards from entering the food and water supply. She prepares and implements disaster response programs, initiates, directs, and conducts preventive medicine and communicable disease control programs, food and water safety and sanitation, directs and conducts epidemiological investigations of communicable diseases and food and water borne disease outbreaks, and making recommendations.

Her role also includes the application of epidemiological and statistical methods to identify and evaluate factors increasing disease morbidity and mortality and manages administrative aspects of communicable disease including disease detection and management control programs and developing disease vector surveillance programs.

Ivana graduated with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cheikh Anta Diop, School of Medicine in Dakar, Senegal.
Antonia Akouré, M.Sc.
Director of Communication, Public Relations, and Community Outreach
As the Director of Communication, Public Relations, and Community Outreach for SsahiPath (Central African Region), Antonia is responsible for amplifying brand awareness through the development & execution of a fully integrated public relation and communication strategy that gains positive consumer and industry media coverage for SsahiPath leadership, campaigns and affiliated partners.

In this role, she is the spokesperson for SsahiPath and the key contact for media interviews with national, regional and local media outlets. In addition, she provides added-value to Ssahipath Affiliates by creating strategy and delivering information via our social platforms to help empower the organization. She develops communication strategies, key messages, and content for integrated marketing and communications collateral, leads projects in a project management role, and coordinates with cross-functional teams.

Antonia joined SsahiPath with a wealth experience in marketing and communication budget development, advertising and promotional campaign management, and event planning. She is passionate about her work, goal oriented, energetic and highly efficient. She graduated from the Florida International University with Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication with special emphasis in Advertising and Promotion. She also holds a Masters Degree in Global and Strategic Communication with an emphasis in Advertising Promotion and Public Relations.
Karl S. Bissielou, M.Sc.
Sr. Director of Public Health Data Analyst
As the Director of Public Health Data Analyst for Ssahipath, Karl leads the tactical efforts for the development of a robust and reliable cancer registry for the sub-Saharan region. Karl provides data management support to research projects focused on the prevention of cancers and other malignant conditions such heart diseases, strokes, diabetes etc. In addition to database development/management, Karl is responsible for the development of data collection tools, performing QA/QC, exporting data, creating reports and conducting basic and complex statistical analyses mainly for cancer studies in the sub-Saharan region.

Karl graduated with a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics for the University of Nebraska in Omaha and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the Ohio State University. He is currently completing a Doctorate in Biostatistics from the University of Nebraska Medical School.
Francois Emungania, B.Sc.
Community Outreach Director
As a Community Outreach Director for SsahiPath (Province of Quebec), Francois' role is to connect, engage and educate the community about the organization and its goals. Francois will be the main point of contact for SsahiPath in the province of Quebec.

As a seasoned and results-driven sales professional with more than 11 years in sales and, most recent 8 years, as an account manager in public (including health care institutions) and private sector in Province of Quebec, Francois will use his skills, network, experience, and great personality to reach out to potential technical partners, key stakeholders, donors and other future partners.

Francois holds a Bachelor Degree in International Trade from Perier – Marseille and a diploma in Administration and Accounting from L.E.P. - St Eloy Les Mines, France. Francois is completing a Master at HEC Montreal.
Monique Vanloo
Excecutive Assistant/Outreach Director (Ontario)
Educator and Career Development Practitioner with Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction. Over 10 years of combined experience in career planning, job development, employment counselling, and student services. Former US intercollegiate track and field and Canadian Junior/Juvenile/Midget elite level athlete. Appreciated for strong work ethic, grace under pressure, discipline, team-oriented attitude and unflagging commitment to excellence in customer service, professionalism and presentation. Open to networking with other business professionals and connecting to people with opportunities, information, resources. Monique holds certificates from Virginia Polytechnic States University in Race and social Policy, and Non-For-Profit Organization Management.

As Executive Assistant Monique will conduct and organize daily calendar management, coordinate, manage, liaise, and maintain relationships with partners, and stakeholders. Monique will handle highly confidential and sensitive information that pertains to partners and associates, business strategy and general administration. She will help in prioritizing the workload of the CEO and the President and coordinate travel arrangements for the team.

As a Community Outreach Director for the province of Ontario in Canada Monique's role is to connect, engage, educate the community in Ontario about the mission and vision of our organization. In this capacity, her previous community outreach, and NGO management experience , as well as her network in the province of Ontario will be a great asset.