The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) is governed by a Seven-member board made up of Chairman, Two deputy Chairman, and four non-executive Commissioners who Provide strategic leadership and policy direction of the Commission.
MS. JOSEPHINE NKRUMAH, CHAIRMAN
Ms. Nkrumah holds a BA (Law & French) from the University of Ghana, Legon. She was admitted to the Ghana Bar in February 1997. In 2001, she obtained a Master of Law (LLM) Degree from the IMO International Maritime Law Institute, Malta, specializing in Maritime Law. Ms. Josephine founded and managed her Law Firm, Lumens Veritals Law before joining the NCCE in 2016 as the Deputy Chairman in charge of Finance and Administration. In 2016, she was appointed the Chairman of NCCE. She sits on the Ministry of Transport’s Advisory Board and serves on a number of boards of private companies.
MR. SAMUEL AKUAMOAH, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN, OPERATIONS
Mr. Samuel Asare Akuamoah holds a Master’s Degree in African Studies from the University of Ghana, Legon, and a BA in Political Science from the same University. He holds a Diploma in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, GIJ, and a Certificate in Project Management and Strategic Leadership from Ghana Training Consulting, GTC, Putney Bridge London, United Kingdom. Prior to joining the NCCE in 1994, Mr. Akuamoah worked as a Freelance Journalist with a number of media houses including the Ghana News Agency, GNA. He was one of the pioneer staff of the NCCE at the Accra Metropolitan Office of the Commission. He was later transferred to the National Headquarters where he rose through the ranks to become the Director of Programmes. He is currently the Deputy Chairman in charge of Operations.
MS.KATHLEEN ADDY, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Deputy Chairman, Finance and Administration Kathleen Addy is a Communications and Development professional with over 15 years’ experience working in the development sector. Her professional reach covers a wide range of specialisations including Strategic Communications; Corporate Communications; Communications for Research and Policy and Corporate Social Responsibility. She honed her skills over the years working in different organisations including the Center for Policy Analysis (CEPA) as well as the Center for Democratic Development (CDD), where she was the Afrobarometer Communications Manager with oversight of seven African countries in East and West Africa. As a renowned activist, Ms. Addy has championed many causes that promote democracy and good governance and human rights and is particularly passionate about women’s rights. She has a degree in Psychology and a Masters’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Ghana, Legon.
MR. KOJO TITO VOEGBORLO,COMMISSION SECRETARY
Mr. Voegborlo holds a BA Degree in Law and Political Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Communication Studies from the University of Ghana. He was called to the Ghanaian Bar in October 1989. In 1991 he served as a Research Assistant to the Committee of Experts that drafted the 1992 (Fourth) Republican Constitution. He joined the NCCE in July 1993 as Deputy Director for Research and in May 2006 became the Commission Secretary.
MRS. PHILOMINA ABENA ANYIDOHO, COMMISSION MEMBER
Mrs. Anyidoho holds a Masters’s degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, Legon, and a BSc (Land Economy) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. She also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in International Higher Education from the Coventry University, the UK from March 2006 to February 2009, she was the Programmes Coordinator at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Ghana, a public policy think-tank. She joined Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) in March 2009 and worked as Coordinator of Research & Consultancy till December 2015. In January 2016, she moved to the faculty of IT Business of the same University as a lecturer, a position she currently holds.
MRS. HAJARA MOHAMMED RUFAI, COMMISSION MEMBER
Hajara Mohammed Rufai is a Youth Development Practitioner with over 12 years practical experience in youth leadership training and capacity-building programming and implementation having worked with the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung – Ghana Office in the design and implementation of several capacity building programmes for various partner institutions such as parliament, electoral commission, political parties, youth and Women’s groups. Hajara Mohammed is currently working as a managing partner of Young Peace Brigades – Ghana, a local affiliate of United Network of Young Peace-Builders (UNOY) based in The Hague where she coordinates training and development. Hajara is a member of the National Commission for Civic Education steering Committee member for the STAR-Ghana programe and Governing Council member for the new STAR-Ghana Foundation. Hajara Mohammed Rufai obtained her BA (Political Science & Religions) and Mphil (Study of Religions) from the University of Ghana in 2002 and 2010 respectively. She also holds a Masters in Public Sector Management (MPSM) from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in 2016. Hajara has trained as a Certified ECOWAS/KAIPTC election observer with the Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Training Centre (2013).
MRS. SYLVIA NAA ADAAWA ANNOH, COMMISSION MEMBER
Sylvia Naa Adaawa Annoh holds a Master of governance and Leadership degree from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) She is also pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration from the same institute. She is a graduate of the Ghana Institute of Journalism. She has undertaken many gender-related and Election management courses. She is a Public Relations practitioner and an accredited member of the Institute of Public Relations, Ghana. She was a spokesperson for Ghana’s Electoral Commission from 1993 to 2015. As an Election Administrator with a wealth of experience in media relations and elections, she has trained several Ghanaian journalists from reputable media houses inaccurate election /media reportage over the years. She is a Christian and a deaconess of Royal house Chapel International, Ahenfie. Her hobbies are writing, reading, singing, cooking, and dancing. She is married with three children. Madam Sylvia Comm. Member: She was a Public Relations officer for the Consultative Assembly that wrote the 1992 constitution.
MR VICTOR K. BROBBEY, COMMISSION MEMBER
Mr. Brobbey is a Lecturer and Head of Department at the Faculty of Law, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. He lectures in Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, and Private International Law. He graduated from the University of Ghana with a Bachelor of Laws degree and subsequently obtained a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA. With over 18 years of experience as a lawyer in both Ghana and the United States, Mr. Brobbey has engaged in advocacy, legal policy formulation, and democratic governance advising for public and private entities in a number of African countries. He has also consulted on governance, human rights, and democratic development for a number of international organizations, including the African Union, the African Peer Review Mechanism, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program, and the African Development Bank.
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