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Lessons and Reflections on the Past Present and the Future from Liberia

 

Summary of Work Experience

Current Positions (2009)

 

  •  Adjunct Associate Professor of International Law

IBB Graduate School of International Relations

University of  Liberia                          

  • Senior Associate Professor of Communication

Media Law and International Communication

Department of Mass Communication

University of Liberia

  • CEO/Specialist

Professional Services Inc. (PROSINC)

Company  providing consulting services in Law, Communications, Economics/Management and International Affairs

Past Positions

  • Member, Collective Presidency (Council of State)                    

Republic of Liberia

(1995-1997)

Vice Chairman of the Council of State, the six-member executive body that exercised presidential authority of the Republic of Liberia during the peace process which brought the country’s civil crisis to an end; Was member given oversight responsibility for the Ministries of Foreign Affairs; Lands, Mines & Energy; Labor; Youth & Sports; as well as the University of Liberia and matters relating to the Judiciary Branch of Government. Also had oversight responsibility over the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company,  National Social Security and Welfare Corporation and the Bureau of Maritime Affairs, among others. 

  • Minister of Information, Culture and & Tourism

          Republic of  Liberia

(1984)

Ministry developed and regulated national policies for the media, culture and arts, and tourism. Was dismissed from job by President  Samuel K. Doe for statement against dictatorship.

  • Director General

Liberia Institute for Strategic Studies (LISS INC)

(l984-1990)

Headed this independent Economic and Public Policy institution that provided services to national and international clients in the fields of communications, economics & marketing, legal affairs, and international relations. Served as Consultant to the National (Central) Bank of Liberia, Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company, Liberia Free Zone Authority, and the Parker Paint Industries, among others.

  • Country Representative – Centre for the Development of Industry

European Economic Commission, Brussels

(1986-1987)

Represented the CDI, which promotes the establishment of industries in developing countries as partnership between local entrepreneurs and Europeans. Emphasis is placed on the utilization of local materials and dissemination of industrial and management information; CDI is investment institution of the European Economic Commission with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium

  • Management Consultant

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

TOKTEN Project

Conakry, Guinea

(1990)

As consultant, conducted management and program evaluation at the Guinean national radio and television. Evaluation entailed assessing impact of programs on emerging local and national demographic patterns.

  • Director General 

Liberia Broadcasting System

(l982-1984; 1988-1990)

As head of this government national radio and television network, introduced programs promoting democratic values and socio-economic enhancement among the populace; Instrumental in the establishment of the Liberian Rural Communications Network (LRCN) financed by the United States Government; LRCN is network of radio stations in rural Liberia, used primarily for the promotion of integrated development

  • Founding Partner, Freedom Law Firm

1988-1990

Provided legal services to variety of clients

  • Assistant Minister for Public Affairs

Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism

(1979-1980)

Supervised seven divisions comprising of the Information wing of the Ministry, and developed policies and programs for adoption by the Ministry.

 

  • Director of News and Publics Affairs

Liberia Broadcasting System 

(1978-1979)

Anchored the popular investigative television "Action News," supervised gathering, production and transmission of radio and television news; and presented commentaries after the news on a variety of issues.

 

  • Press and Research Attaché to the Vice President of Liberia 

(Bishop Bennie D. Warner)

1977-1978

Coordinated media activities, drafted speeches, and represented office on economic and media commissions and institutions.

  • Consultant – West African Affairs

Washington DC, USA 

(1998-2004)

Provided consultant services to international clients relative to West African diplomatic and economic issues, and developed public relations packages for academic and economic institutions in Africa and the United States; Guest University Lecturer at US Universities;

 

 

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