Board of Directors

President of Liberia Ellen Johson Sirleaf addresses Africare partners and supporters. Photo: Jacob Foko
President of Liberia Ellen Johson Sirleaf addresses Africare partners and supporters. Photo: Jacob Foko

An Afternoon with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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On Sunday, May 18, Africare Board Member Earl Stafford and his family generously hosted a gathering of Africare supporters and partners.

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Stephen D. Cashin, CEO of Pan African Capital Group, is now Africare's Chairman of the Board. Photo: Steve Ababio
Stephen D. Cashin, CEO of Pan African Capital Group, is now Africare's Chairman of the Board. Photo: Steve Ababio

Africare Names Stephen D. Cashin Chairman of the Board

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WASHINGTON (January 23, 2014) — Africare, an African-American founded development organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, announced that Stephen D. Cashin, founder and CEO of Pan African Capital Group (PACG), has become its new Chairman of the Board.

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Africare's former Honorary Chair, Nelson Mandela
Africare's former Honorary Chair, Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela: A Life Upright

Nelson Mandela possessed a monumental backbone.He wrote in his autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, that he liked to think he inherited his father’s “straight and stately posture.” He was right. Mandela stood up perfectly straight – over six feet tall – and in every way nobly towered over his adversaries. He firmly demanded his own and others’ rights whenever they were withheld, never blinking in the face of intimidation. He was principled. He considered matters thoroughly, so he acted with poise and with full knowledge of the possible consequences, however grave.

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Africare Appoints Four New Members to Board of Directors

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WASHINGTON (August 22, 2013) – Africare, a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, today announced that its board of directors has appointed four new members. Mamadou Beye, manager, International Affairs at Chevron; Jeffrey R. Krilla, co-chair, Africa Practice, Dentons, LLP; Bobby Pittman, managing partner, Kupanda Capital; and General William “Kip” Ward, senior advisor, SENTEL Corporation, will join Africare’s board of directors, effective today.

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Africare Board Chair Receives Prestigious Peace Corps Award

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Washington, D.C., June 16, 2008 – Africare’s Board of Directors Chairman Frank Fountain has been awarded a Peace Corps Directors Award. The Award honors returned Peace Corps Volunteers of color who continue their commitment to community service and promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.

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