CFCI has a team of experts from different professional backgrounds and with over ten (10) years of professional experience serving on our Board. Their perspectives in creating a wholesome society are incredible. They are directly involved in finding an evidence-based solution to problems confronting society, which has given our organization a good image. Our Board of Directors is comprised of seven (7) renowned personalities who perform critical roles and responsibilities within the organization. The board provides direction for the organization and strategically functions in guiding its vision and mission.
Additionally, our board establishes a policy-based governance system and assumes responsibility in developing life-changing programs and lobbying with nonprofits to provide the requisite support for the organization. While our articles of incorporation provide the framework of the institution; the board also develops a series of policies and work to attract key partners to the institution and strategically represent and protect its interest.
Chairman, Board of Directors
The Executive Committee of Campaigners for Change International appointed Jones Nhinson Williams in early 2019 as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the institution. Williams studied public policy, international organizations and financial management at New York University (NYU) Wagner Graduate School of Public Service in New York City; philosophy, cultural anthropology and moral theology at St. Paul’s Catholic Seminary and College; and development psychology at St. Kizito’s Inter-territorial Catholic Seminary. He is an expert in labor market analysis and information, job creation programs and processes, institutional development, strategic management, innovation strategies and controls, workforce development, and effective governance practices. Over the years, he has gained respect as a specialist in culture as well as people to people diplomacy.
Among his professional experience includes serving as a senior partner at CoreSyntec Solution, state administrator of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics programs and the Administrator of the Maryland State Government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. In this position, he managed the following U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics programs in the state of Maryland:
- Quarterly Census of Employment Wage (QCEW) program
- Current Employment Statistics (CES) program
- Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program
- Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program
- Mass Layoff Statistics (MLS) program
- Areas of Substantial Unemployment (ASU) project etc.
Prior to his appointment as Chairman of the Board of Director, he served as chief of industry and occupational projections, chief of business employment dynamics, and Maryland state government’s chief information technology coordinating officer for the U.S Census Bureau.
Mr. Williams also served as a senior analyst/assistant salary administrator for the Maryland state government’s Department of Budget and Management; family investment policy specialist for the Maryland state government’s Department of Human Services; federally supported employment program manager for the city of New York’s HIRE program; and as senior program director of the Jewish Family Services international refugee resettlement and integration program. He also once served as a co-chair of the policy and innovation committee of the U.S. Industry and Occupational Projections.
He has provided countless consulting services for several international and national public sector organizations, including few agencies of the United Nations, specialized non-governmental entities, and the Mano River Union–an intergovernmental organization grouping the West African countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia, and the Ivory Coast.
The mission of this task was to accelerate the economic growth, social progress, and cultural advancement of the four countries. He was the founding Executive Director and the current board chair of the African Innovation and Technology Consortium (ITC-Africa). Born and raised in Liberia, he has traveled extensively to several countries and has lived in four continents: Africa, Europe, and North America.