President – Elhadj Ndoye, AVP
Elhadj was born and grew up in Senegal, West Africa. Back in 1995, he relocated to the United States. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a degree in Operations Management from the University of Arizona. He has served as a volunteer at Casas De Los Ninos, a not-for-profit shelter for children in abusive households. He also volunteered at Big Brothers and Sisters. He is very active in his community and currently has affiliations with the Northern Pima Chamber of Commerce as a Membership Ambassador. Elhadj currently works for National Bank of Arizona as an Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager in Tucson,AZ.
Vice-President - Adja O Thiouf, CLS (NCA), MPH
Adja holds a Bachelor of Science in health related professions with a major in Medical Technology from the University of Arizona in Tucson. She also holds a Master of Public Health from the Walden University. She is a certified clinical laboratory with over eight years experience as a generalist in all areas. She has served as a volunteer at Tucson General Hospital emergency room and clinical lab. She also volunteered as a leader for the African American Encouragement Program (AAEP), but also at the Black Student Union (BSU). Her current position is with Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute as a Lead International Project Coordinator. She holds certification as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist by the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel and she holds a Master of Public Health with an emphasis on Community Health. Her experience includes more than eight years as a generalist Medical Technologist at a hospital in Tucson, Arizona, USA. She has participated in quality management system workshops in Ivory Coast and has facilitated a mentorship program at the Pasteur Institute in Ivory Coast. In addition to her laboratory role, she has worked with the African American Health Alliance (AAHA) and the Coalition for African American Health and Wellness (CAAHW) designing outreach programs targeting the black population in Pima County in an effort to reduce health disparities.
Director – Mansour Ndoye
Mansour has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Morocco University with highest honors. He is currently working as a lead coordinator for the biggest telephone company (Sonatel) in Senegal, West Africa. Previous employment includes the position of accounting manager for a construction company in Senegal, West Africa.
This website is dedicated to the memory of my father-in-law, Elhadj Amadou Thiouf. He devoted his entire life to children and the cause of education.