Founding Trustee and Chairman – Elder Charles Mutunga, Chair of Water Development
Founding Trustee and Chairman-Eng. Charles Mutunga, BSEE, MSEE, PhDpending.He holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico. He is currently an Engineering and Technology Consultant;Founder and CEOof Nirvana LeProperties which develops renewable energy products, and Next generation residential properties 5bd/5b at Syokimau, Nairobi.Past worked as Electronic Design Engineer at GE, Panasonic, Arris, and Siemens.
He has worked and traveled extensively in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and has extensive leadership and management experience spanning over 30 years.Mutunga is the Chairmanof Kacoinc board of directors, a nonprofit organization that supports education of needy students to attend High Schools in Kenya, and has so far sponsored over 400 students since 2007. He also sponsors medical camps, and in 2016 hosted events at Mitaboni market, Kyawango, Mwala, and atElburgon, Nakuru treating over 5,000 patients.And in 2009 conducted a famine relief food distribution of over 500bags of maize in MKS, Kitui, and Makuenicounties feeding over 10,000 residents.
Founding Trustee and Treasurer – Elder Benson Kasue, Chair of Economic Empowerment
Elder Benson Kasue is an Entrepreneur, and the owner of Big D Finance, a financial consulting company based in Texas. He had worked in Corporate America for twenty years prior to starting Big D Finance, with progressive careers at FMC Corporation, Hewlett Packard, Dell Computers, IBM, and United Technologies.
A graduate of Brigham Young University–Marriott School of Management with a BS in Accounting, and an MBA in Finance from the University of Utah David Eccles Business School, Elder Kasue has held almost every accounting and financial position in Corporate America, gaining tremendous experience in running successful organizations in the process.
Elder Benson Kasue is additionally the Founder of both the East Africa Chamber of Commerce, and the Kenya Diaspora Advisory Council of Texas
In April 2019, the Africa Union Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao appointed Kasue to chair the Africa Union Diaspora Initiative whose mission is to mobilize the African diaspora towards developing the continent.
A humanitarian at heart, Elder Kasue has led resource-mobilizing efforts to save lives in East Africa by distributing food and medical supplies from the USA to Kenya in addition to supervising the construction of water reservoirs in Kenya.
Founding Trustee and Executive Secretary – Elder Charles Muoki Kasing’a
Elder Charles Muoki Kasing’a is a seasoned business executive with deep experience leading successful enterprises in philanthropy, E2 & EB5 investing, Tourism Development and Marketing Communications. He brings keen insight and critical analysis to Strategic Planning.
Elder Charles Muoki Kasing’a serves on the boards of various privately held corporations and philanthropic organizations. He is also a member of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), the African Travel & Tourism Association (ATTA), the Africa Travel Association (ATA), the Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA), and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), in addition to a host of other professional and academic groups. Past directorships include: the American Marketing Association (AMA); 100 Black Men of Orange County; East African Wildlife Society (EAWLS); and the Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK).
Dr. Philliph Mutisya, Ed.D – Director Chair of Education Advancement
Dr. Philliph Masila Mutisya, Ed. D. Professor of Education & Coordinator of Educational Technology, North Carolina Central University, Curriculum Instruction Department, School of Education (www.nccu.edu). Lead Founder of Diaspora University Town (www.dut.or.ke), CFO of the Diaspora Outreach Developments Foundation Inc.
Member of Global Diaspora One Voice Consortium & Foundation, Member of the Kenya National Council of Elders Diaspora Inc., Member of KDA USA Inc. Advisory Board. Founder and Advisory Board Chair of African Diaspora Coalition-USA (ADCUSA). Professor Mutisya obtained Doctorate Degree in Instructional Leadership with concentration in Curriculum Development in Multicultural and Bilingual Education, and Master’s Degree in Education (M.Ed.) in International Education- Training and Development. He has more than 33 years in higher Education: Instructional Training and Development in Education,
Curriculum Development (Policy and Research Evaluation, Program Designing, Assessment, and Evaluation), and Professional Development for faculty and Education Professionals (K-20). He is the Chief Educational Consultant for Bahati Educational Training and Development Consultants International. Currently teaches and coordinates Educational Technology program in the school of Education. Department of Curriculum Instruction.
He has been instrumental in developing partnership between Global Peace Foundation(GPF) and the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in collaboration with GPF Center Kenya. The partnership between GPF and NCCU Global Partnership resulted in creation of the first NCCU SOE Interdisciplinary Research HUB and Honors Mentoring program LEAP HUB, the first GPF program to enhance Peace Capacity Building in higher education. Certification areas: Character Education), Process Education Trainer, a 21st Century Transformational approach to Teaching and Learning, Executive Member in various Boards of Directors including: The Academy of Process Education (www.processeducation.org), WWW.AAER.ORG, and kessa.org. Research includes” instructional leadership and curriculum development including: Research Capacity building in interdisciplinary Critical Pedagogy/Andragogy and Diversity, multicultural Education, Cultural Identity, Educational Entrepreneurship, Educational Psychology, and Philosophical/Social Foundations of Education, Professional Training and Development in International and Global Education Literacy.
Mercy Katungu — Editorial Director
Mercy Katungu is a professional electrical engineer with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Kenyatta University.
Mercy is an all rounded lady and she is well versed with the following skills: Electrical design, writing and editing skills, graphic design, web development, web design, online marketing and advertising. Mercy is an online content creator and has a great interest and passion in food and kitchen related content. She runs digital cooking platforms known as Mercy’s Kitchen Box on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. She is also a quantum mechanics and astrophysics enthusiast.
Mercy is a determined, confident, caring, and creative lady with keen attention to details. She is keen to promote a progressive and dynamic environment to utilize and enhance her leadership, organization skills and knowledge while upholding the principles of ethics and integrity.