our leadership

CAO's Board of Directors are a group of talented individuals committed to providing mission-based leadership and strategic governance to our organization.  The Board has the necessary professional and personal experience to carry our organization into the future. 

CAO is currently led by Interim Executive Director, Paul Stein.


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Board President  

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Alioune Sogue

Board Vice President

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Joan Njagu 

Board Treasurer

Karl Schock

Board Secretary

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Chantal Viagbo

Board Member at Large

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Philip Chung

Board Member at Large


Sally Sogue

Board Member at Large