Board of Directors


Jeremiah Nyeswa Bropleh

Chairman

Jeremiah Bropleh is the founder and president of Enrich the Mind Foundation. He currently works as a Financial Sales Consultant. He has over 10 years of human service experience working with challenged adolescent youth. He has served on the board of several organizations including PNC Women Connect and The Risk Management Association, Charlotte Chapter. He also serves as president of African Christian Connection (ACC). Jeremiah earned a BS in Mathematics for Business from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Business Analytics at Bellevue University.

Dr. Wehmah Jones Orr


Dr. Wehmah Jones Orr, is a Senior Research Analyst with over 15 years of experience in project management, and the research, monitoring, and evaluation of education reform initiatives that target underrepresented minority and economically disadvantaged students. Dr. Orr specializes in qualitative and mixed-methods research designs. Her research and evaluation activities focus primarily students’ social and emotional development, creating safe and supportive learning environments, educational equity, the monitoring and turnaround of low performing schools and systems change. She also has expertise in the field of mental health and youth development and has worked as a Resident in Clinical Psychology, providing counseling, and psychological and educational testing service to children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Orr has a Ph.D. and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology.

Dr. Samuel K. Kolleh Jr.

VP Marketing

Dr. Kolleh is the Chief of the Hospitalist Program at Haywood Regional Medical Center in Clyde, NC. He specializes in hospital medicine, serving the adult population. He serves on multiple medical committees including but not limited to Medical Executive committee, peer to peer review, utilization review and the ethics committee. He obtained his medical degree from VCOM in Blacksburg, VA. He was the President and CEO of Kolleh Associated, a limited liability independent medical consultancy company. His greatest passion is sharing his gift of giving through education and delivery of professional and excellent healthcare.

Ruby Martin

VP Marketing

Ruby T. Martin is the proprietress/ principal of the Dya-wulu Cooperative Learning Center.

She has worked with early childhood programs for over 30 years. She is a master trainer and volunteer at the Bureau of Early Childhood, Ministry of Education. She is also a teacher trainer with the Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (EPAG) Program training adolescent girls as caregivers and also the Executive Director of the Liberia Early Childhood Professional Network. Mrs. Martin is a graduate of the AME Zion University with a BSc in Primary Education. She is also a part of the "Creating world -Class Early Childhood Educators for Liberia" team that did the study tour in New York and Washington, DC USA. She is a licensed minister at the Bethel Cathedral of Hope working with the Children Ministry. She is married with two children and two grandchildren.

Evelyn Tamba

VP Marketing

Evelyn Tamba has worked for Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services and Health and Human Services. She worked with the Youth and Family Services as a social service assistant, and as a human service specialist with the Economics Service Division. She has served as event coordinator for the Charlotte Chapter of the Liberia Prayer Vigil for 12 years and is also now the Assistant Overseer. She also leads a women support and empowerment group - Pearls of Destiny. She graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with Associate in Applied Science- Technology, and she is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W) and Counseling at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Lesa Bropleh, MBA

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Lesa Bropleh has worked in the area of business administration and management for over 20 years. She began her career in corporate at Deloitte, a “Big 3” accounting firm, before transitioning to nonprofit. She has extensive experience managing both the front office and business office of an organization which she did at University City Church. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration from East Tennessee State University and a Master of Business Administration from Grand Canyon University. Lesa loves giving back to the community through volunteering and does so with various organizations including Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and Bethlehem Center of Charlotte.

Blanca Moon, MAT, MHSA, PMP

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Blanca Moon is an Elementary school teacher and small business owner. Prior to teaching, she served as a healthcare administrator and project manager, specializing in process improvement methodologies. She is the founder and president of Green Giraffe Tutoring Services, LLC, a company that provides education consulting, tutoring, and test prep services to elementary and high school students, churches and schools. In her current role as an English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher, she also leads curriculum development and course alignment for kindergarten through sixth grade. Blanca has more than 10 years of experience working in public, private, and homeschool education. She has Master degrees in Teaching and Health Services Administration, and is pursuing a doctorate in education at Johns Hopkins University.

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Enrich the Mind, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization whose goal is to increase the youth literacy rate in Liberia, and ensure that the youth of Liberia are better prepared to succeed academically, enter the workforce, and become productive citizens.