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Good Shepherd SLF Board & Leadership Council

Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation (SLF)’s Board of Directors shapes the direction through its mission, strategy, budget, and project selection. The Board works in partnership with the Good Shepherd Academy Association Board of Governors headquartered in Bamenda through joint board meetings via Zoom and weekly WhatsApp engagement.

For additional biographical information, click on the Board member.

Board of Directors

portrait of founder and chair

The Rev. Canon Elizabeth Rankin, M.Div., MAT

Founder & Co-Chair

Episcopal Priest & Canon

Dr. Nche Zama

Dr. Nche Zama; MD, PhD


Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery for the University of Rochester at Arnot Hospital in Elmira, NY (ret.) Global Medical Humanitarian

portrait of board member

Mr. Joseph K.B. Fonlon; JD, MBA


Senior Counsel
Global Business Units
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company

Molly Flewharty

Ms. Molly Flewharty; MBA


Sr. Vice-President
Reich & Tang Investment Management, (ret.)

Ambassador John Campbell, PhD

Ambassador John Campbell, PhD

Board or Directors

U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria (ret.)
Sr. Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, US Council on Foreign Relations


Mr. David C. Farrand

Board of Directors

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley, (ret).

Trustee & Chair of the Investment Committee of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation

Honorary Board

Sister Jane Maaka

Sister Jane Mankaa

(1960 - 2021)

Founder, Good Shepherd Academy, Bafut
Founder, Good Shepherd Academy Association, Bamenda
Founder, Good Shepherd Home for Children, Bamenda & Batibo
Founder, Benedictine Sisters of Bethany, Bamenda

Brenda Ruello

Brenda Ruello

Founder & Vice-Chair Emeritus

Senior Partner
Heidrick & Struggles, (ret.)

Counsel to the Board

United States


David B. Foltz, Esq.
Buttermore and Foltz
Westfield, NJ


Eric D. Davis
Ginader Jones & Co., LLP
Scranton, PA


Poul Bertelsen, RA, AIA
of MSAADA Architects
US, Africa, India, Haiti



Barrister Cho Napoleon
Bamenda, Cameroon


Nfor Gabriel Tumbong
Certified Chartered Accountant
Managing Partner
VGF & Partners
Bamenda, Cameroon

Leadership Council

For additional biographical information, click on the Board member.

Ignatius Che Ajuyo

Ignatius Che Ajuyo

High Court Judge

Bamenda, Cameroon

Bill Clarkson

Bill Clarkson

President, Westminster Schools (ret.)

Atlanta, Georgia

Lauren M. Doliva

Dr. Lauren M. Doliva

Global Managing Partner, Heidrick & Struggles

San Francisco, California

Betsy DuBois

Betsy DuBois

Coordinator, NY State Education Standards in the Arts, (ret.)

Milford, Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Watson Gramigna, P.C.

Elizabeth Watson Gramigna, P.C.


Summit, New Jersey

Dr. Christina Kales

Dr. Christina Kales


Executive Director, NJ Healthcare Facilities Financing Authority & Policy Analyst (ret.)

NJ Schools Development Authority (ret.)

John A. Ross

John A. Ross

Corporate Chief Operating Officer (ret.), Deutsche Bank Group

New York, New York

Molly Dale Smith

Ms. Molly Dale Smith

Episcopal Priest, Professional Transitional Specialist

Nashville, Tennessee

Constance White

Constance White

Co-Director, Ministry Institute, Episcopal Diocese of NJ

Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania