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Board of Directors

​John W Hall Jr., Ph.D. – President and Executive Director

  • Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies, 45 years of experience as university professor in the USA, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Brazil.

  • Ordained Elder, Church of the Nazarene (1968)

  • Designer and operator of aquaponic systems in Brazil and Mount Vernon, Ohio

Christopher Knopp – Vice-President

  • Extensive administrative and management experience (27 years) in electronics companies in Ohio and Richmond, VA. Official capacities include, Vice-President of Compliance and Logistics, electronics recycling, and compliance management.

  • Auditing for Operational conformance and regulatory compliance

  • Interpreter and English language teacher in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Donnaree Banton-Edmonds – Secretary

  • Master of Arts in Education: Secondary Education Language Arts.

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

  • New York State Bar

  • Jamaica Bar Association

  • Extensive legal experience, 4 years as Criminal Prosecutor in Jamaica, 13 years as sole practitioner, New York City, NY.

 Mario Luis Das Dores Jr. – Treasurer

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Mackenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2003

  • Specializations in Settings and Usage of Electric Machines and Project Management

  • Professional Experience: Design and Project Engineer, AMETEK Solidstate Controls, Columbus, Ohio. 2016 to present

  • AMETEK Solidstate Controls, Senior Applications Engineer for South America Region, 2013-2016

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