Name: Charles Ampong Hometowns: Asonomaso, Ashanti Region (Ghana); Madison (Wisconsin) Education: University of Dayton, Ohio (M.S. Renewable and Clean Energy); University of Stuttgart, Germany (M.S. WASTE Process Engineering); KNUST, Ghana (B.S. Mining Engineering); Kumasi High School (Ordinary & Advanced Levels) Profession: Managing Consultant (Navigant Consulting Inc.) – Manages utility energy efficiency portfolio evaluations. Formally Projects Officer (Kumasi Institute of Technology and Environment, KITE, Ghana) – Led a number of research involving electricity and renewable energy resource assessments and market potential studies. Lived in Madison for past six years with his wonderful family of four children, three boys and a girl and his wife. He enjoys watching football, plays soccer, walking in the drizzling rain. He enjoys volunteering activities and reading history and scientific literature. Charles has been serving on the GHAMA Board of Directors for the past four years. Prior to his current position as the Vice President, he served as the Director of Finance and Membership Services. One of his key interest is to motivate and mobilize association members and potential members towards the progress and vision of the association.
Name: Adolph ( Nii) Okine Hometown: Accra , Ghana Residence: Madison, WI Siblings: First of three , 2 sisters Education: Bsc. Actuarial - University of Cape Coast Msc Maths & Stats - Illinois State University PhD Risk and Insurance - UW-Madison Occupation - PhD Student : Risk and Insurance - UW-Madison
Interests: Playing soccer and hanging out with friends .
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Evelyn Hammond is a Ph.D. student at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her M.Sc. from the University of Stuttgart, Germany and her B.Sc. from the University of Ghana. After completing her studies in Germany, Evelyn lived and worked in the UK as an Environmental Consultant for 4 years. She returned to her home country, Ghana, in 2009 where she taught at Central University College till 2012.
After her PhD program, Evelyn intends to continue her career in teaching in higher education. She is passionate about children’s and women’s issues.
Evelyn Hammond has been a Board Member of the Ghana Association of Madison since December 2013. She is an avid reader especially of John Grisham's legal thrillers.