MEET OUR STAFFS
Eddie Jarwolo, acquires over twelve (12) years working experience as Executive Director, Naymote Partners for Democratic Development and has far-reaching knowledge in civic education, community development and leadership approaches, participatory decision-making, advocacy, organizational development tools, grassroots democracy enhancement and community based organizations strengthening.
He has participated in the United State Department of State International Leadership Exchange Program and a Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy, Washington DC and Community Solutions Fellow a U.S. Department of State Fellow. As executive director his primary responsible is to provide for the day-to-day costs of serving the administrative and technical needs of the institute; oversee the daily activities and implement such policies as may be adopted by the Board of Director.
Extensive international exposure: travel to the United States of America, South Africa, Qatar, Indonesia, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Kenya and Guinea; participated in international conferences, seminars, workshops and assemblies sponsored by United Nations Development Programme, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, World Movement for Democracy, Africa Democracy Forum, World Youth Movement for Democracy and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Sammy S. Dorbor is the Administrative and Finance Director at Naymote Partners for Democratic Development. He holds a MBA in Finance from the Cuttington University Graduate School in Liberia, Bsc in Accounting from the A. M. E. Zion University and has over 10 years of working experience as an Administrative and Finance Officer. He also has professional certificates in Financial Management and Budgetary Control, Human Resource Management, Program design and implementation and a wide range of experience in Financial Management. He is a lecturer at the A. M. E. Zion University.
Peace Thor Mahteh-Boyee is the Deputy Program Director at Naymote Partners for Democratic Development; she multitasks, and coordinates series of projects at the institution. As part of her responsibilities she conducts training, writes proposal, reports and mentor young women in Liberia. She is married, a mother and journalist with over six years of experienced in grassroots community organizing and leadership development. She is a graduate of the African Methodist Episcopal University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication. She also holds post graduate certificates in Management of Democratic Elections from the University of South Africa and Monitoring and Evaluation from the Liberia Institute for Public Administration.
She is a strong team player and has led several projects for the institution whilst, working on issues promoting democratic governance, women’s political participation and empowerment, health issues (Ebola and Coronavirus) at the community level as well as elections management. She is an activist for women’s rights, gender equality and empowerment. Peace envisions a society of transformational leaders who can contribute positively to address some of the challenges faced by women and girls. She was admitted in 2009 into the African Methodist Episcopal University on Camp Johnson Road and in 2015 obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication. She also holds post graduate certificates in Management of Democratic Elections from the University of South Africa and Monitoring and Evaluation from the Liberia Institute of Public Administration. She has attended several trainings and development programs in and out of Liberia.
Joshua D. Cleon is an inspiring, result-oriented and passionate youth leader with over 8 years working experience as a civil society actor and youth advocate promoting young people participation in democracy and governance processes in Liberia. He is a Program Officer at Naymote Partners for Democratic Development, Liberia’s prime democratic advancement institution with over 7 years’ experience managing and implementing donor funded projects focused on Youth Civic Engagement, Leadership, Community Organizing, Natural Resource Management, Empowerment and Education, Decentralization and Local Governance, Elections etc.
Joshua is a 2017 U.S. Department of States International Exchange Alumni (International Visitors Leadership Program), 2016 Youth Organizing School Fellow (OPACE 4.0), Manager-Young Political Leadership School Africa, Team Leader-Liberia Decides, honorary citizen- City of Pensacola (Florida), ICT enthusiast, change maker, researcher, influencer and youth leader. Earned a BSC degree in Information Technology from the United Methodist University in Liberia, a Graduate Certificate in Project Planning and Management from the Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA), and also a Graduate Certificate in “Elections Management” from the University of South Africa (UNISA) in Pretoria.
Samuka Lawrence Kabah is a young and passionate Liberian and has acquire over five years of professional experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, civic engagement, community organizing, Project management and implementation and Classroom management. He currently works as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for Naymote Partners for Democratic Development. As the institution M&E Officer, he has monitored and evaluated several projects funded by UNDP, USAID, DAI, OSIWA and NED.
Samuka is skilled in developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation plans, analyzing data quality and data quality assessment. Samuka has over the years advanced citizens’ involvement in civic and voters education through school and community base campaigns across Liberia, worked with the Liberia National Legislature to support the passage of electoral reforms in Liberia through the Elections Coordinating Committee, and the Natural Resource Management Reform law; a project funded by the Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative through USAID.
Samuka is a YALI fellow and has participated in several training and workshops organized by both local and international organizations in Liberia, Ghana and Nigeria. He holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Secondary Education from the LICOSSES Teacher Training College, certificate in project Management and Organizational Planning, Certificate in Policy Advocacy, a certificate in Civic Leadership from the Young African Leaders Initiatives and is currently a junior student at the United Methodist University reading Secondary Education.
Bako Korboi Shuaibu Jr. is very Passionate about Volunteerism, Leadership, Advocacy, Youth Development & Entrepreneurship. He is a Program Assistant at Naymote Partners for Democratic Development, Liberia’s prime democratic advancement institution and is an Activist, Writer, Social Entrepreneur, Global Citizen, Motivational Speaker, Innovator and Pan-Africanist.
He’s a candidate of BPA in Public Administration/Economics at the African Methodist Episcopal University. Bako has over five years of working experience in both the Media and Programs; and is a 2016 West Africa Youth Conference – WAYC Fellow and 2017 Young Political Leadership School Africa – YPLS Africa Fellow.
Bako is also a partner to Ignite Inc, a motivational business established to shape the paradigm and thinking of young people and the public; The E-Movement Incorporated, a waste management firm dedicated to helping people manage their garbage properly. Whenever he’s not writing, reading or working, he’s somehow somewhere thinking of innovative ideas.
Miss Alphia Faith Kemokai, is a proactive self-starter with leadership abilities and networking skills; an entrepreneur, volunteer, multitalented and articulate young professional.
Alphia has over 4 years working experience with youth and young adults at the local and national levels, and currently serve as the Project Coordinator of the Young Political Leadership School Africa.
She is a Candidate of BSc in Management and Accounting from the Stella Maris Polytechnic University and holds several certificates in leadership training, social work, computer applications and entrepreneurship startup.