Board of Direcctors

Board of Directors

The Board of directors (B.O.D) is the planning and policy making body of AACT which controls and approves all activities initiated by the Executive Committee.

Kwadwo Adentwi,  Chairman

Auberon Jeleel Odoom, Treasurer

Jeleel is the National Co-ordinator of Inclusion Ghana. He is responsible for providing overall direction in the development and implementation of policies and programs of Inclusion Ghana. Jeleel is a Registered Organization Development Practitioner with the International Society for Organisation Development, USA. He has significant knowledge and experience in Training for Impact Approaches, Management for Development Results (MfDR) Planning, Organizational Assessments, Emotional Intelligence Training, Research, Strategic Planning, Policy Influencing, and Setting up Monitoring & Evaluation Systems. He is a webmaster (New Jersey Institute of Technology), and has certification in Java Programming (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Jeleel’s background gives him a unique ability to articulate, promote and advance Inclusion Ghana’s mission.

Jeleel is a strong nationalist and a committed development professional. He has been actively involved in many local, national and international projects using project cycle management approaches. He is currently the board secretaries of the Autism Society of West Africa and the Ghana Civil Society Platform for Social Protection. He is also a member of the board for Inclusion Africa and an expert representing the Secretariat of the African Decade for Persons with Disabilities to provide technical assistance and monitor the African Union and its organs in mainstreaming disability in different programmes. Jeleel believes that underneath everything we are, underneath everything we do, we are people, connected and interdependent. When we reach out a hand to one person with intellectual disability, we influence the condition of all. Together, let's inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow for persons with intellectual disabilities.

Yesutor Gbewonyo, Secretary

Mrs. Serwah Quaynor, Member 

Mrs. Quaynor is the founder and executive director of the Autism Awareness, Care and Training (AACT) and also a mother of a child with autism. She lived in the U.S. and returned to Ghana in 1998 and made a commitment to help children with autism in Ghana. She took a leap of faith and created the Autism Awareness, Care and Training Centre. She is responsible for the overall implementation of all programs and day-to-day management of activities. She has worked for many years as a woman's health educator. She has been a social entreprenuer in education in Ghana for the past 20 years working with persons with autism and undiagnosed children in the mainstream schools.

Mrs. Quaynor has organized numerous workshops to educate teachers, social workers, health professionals, parents, and siblings on the issues of Autism. She has received a number of awawds in recognition of the quality service delivery to persons with autism and related disabilities. Notable among them is an innovative and excellence award form Heartspring, a renowned disability centre iin the United States of America, Ghana Education Service (GES), Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Ayekoo Excellence Foundation, Esther Awards for service to the christian community in Ghana and Millennium Excellence Awards for Education in Ghana. 

She has served on the board of the National Council of Persons with Disabilities and Inclusion Ghana. She is presently the Chairman on the board of the Autism Society of Ghana (ASOG). She is a change leader for Reach for Change Africa and is a founding member of Social Enterprise Ghana. She was part of the team that worked on the Inclusive Education Policy.

Dr. Lious Boakye-Yiadom, Member

Audrey Baffuor, Member

Nana Akua Owusu, Member

Mr. Alex Archine, Member

 

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