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GEORGE WEIR (President, Founder, Director) lives in Oakmont, Pa and is a self employed (now semi-retired) consultant with QIS for over 25 years in Quality Systems and Six Sigma problem solving.  Previously he worked in the metals industries for nearly 20 years as a metallurgist and process engineer.  George spends about 5 weeks a year in Elmina since 2003. 


SUE RON GONZALEZ (Director) is a teacher and reading specialist working with special needs children.  She lives in San Francisco.  She has been to Ghana many times with achievements at libraries and teaching Ghanaian children to write their own books.  She also founded the Girls Club and champions education for girls.

WENDY PING (Director) is a retired materials engineer, after 30 yrs working in industrial chemicals & consumer products R&D.  She lives in Pleasanton, CA with lots of travel including multiple trips to Elmina.  Volunteering has been an important part of her life, serving a number of organizations, in particular Girl Scouts where her passion is teaching backpacking to tweens, teens & adults.  


MARY ANN BARNETT (Secretary, Director) is a retired high school biology teacher.  She has been to Elmina and volunteered for Tomorrow's Stars helping the biology teacher at Edinaman HS.  She lives in Davidson, NC.​




BRUCE JACKSON (Treasurer and Director) lives in Shaker Hts, OH and is retired after many years of experience as CFO for Cedar Fair (amusement parks) and audit partner with Arthur Andersen. ​​​​​





JIM GREENWOOD (Director) is retired from teaching high school and college mathematics, and lives in Brattleboro, VT.



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