- Kofi Amfo-Akonnor appointed to leadership position of Presbyterian Church of Ghana
Kofi Amfo-Akoonor, since five years director of Ramseyer Training Centre (RTC), Abetifi in Ghana (Member of Oikosnet Africa) informed us that he was appointed as the Director of Church Life and Nurture of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) at the last June General Assembly Council meeting of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, the Council. He will move to the headquarters of the Church in Accra from the first week of September.
Contact: Kofi Amfo-Akonnor, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vesper Society (member of Oikosnet North America) appointed a new vice president
"San Francisco, Calif., June 30, 2008 — An accomplished leader in the arts, education and civic collaboration, Sabrina Lynn Motley has been named vice president of Vesper Society, a faith-based private operating foundation.
As vice president, Motley will develop, manage and evaluate programs for the foundation, which partners with individuals and communities in California and around the world to address health disparities, religious pluralism, economic injustice and other pressing social issues.
“Sabrina’s considerable experience in program development and evaluation plus her skill in creating collaborations strengthen our capacity to bring about measurable change with the partners and communities we serve,” says President Mary Baich.
Motley draws upon a rich background in the arts and academia to apply her passion for social justice. Previously, she directed public programs for the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. She also served as director of programs for the museum’s major educational project, the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, which considers issues of diversity and civic participation. " ... more ...