98 members of Accra Mining Network voted on May 15 to May 17, 2020 to elect new executives. There were a total of 3332 voting-rights available for grabs. The following is a summary of the result to welcome the Executives elected. Please click on their pictures or the hyperlinked names for more information.
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Samuel Torkornoo, AMN President elected with 89.05% YES votes from 2967 voting rights, 3% No, 8% Abstaining. Samuel is a geoscientists and the CEO of Torkornoo and Associates and was the immediate – past 2nd Vice President of AMN. He is also the Chair of the Exploration Committee at the Ghana Chamber of Mines and a council member of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists.
AMN First Vice President
Raymond Kudzawu-D’Pherdd, AMN First Vice President elected with 95% of YES votes from 3151 voting rights, 2% No and 3% abstaining.
He is an Exploration Geologist and currently the Country Manager of Development Minerals. He is the immediate past General Secretary of the Accra Mining Network.
AMN Second Vice President
BrendaJoyce, AMN 2nd Vice President elected with 95% YES votes from 3175 voting rights, 0% No, and 5% abstaining. Brenda is an international gemologist with passion for beneficiation and years of experience creating and marketing coins, medallions, and jewelry to worldwide consumer markets. She is a alumna of Harvard, Witts and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
AMN General Secretary
Ellen Korley, AMN General Secretary elected with 93.10% YES votes from 3102 voting rights, 1.68% No, and 5.22% abstaining. Ellen is currently the Finance Officer for both Women in Mining and the Accra Mining Network.
Harriet Naakai Tetteh
AMN First Deputy General Secretary
Harriet Naakai Tetteh
First Deputy General Secretary elected with 95% YES votes from 3151 voting rights, 2% No, and 3% abstaining. Harriet is a Geological Engineer.
Barbara is a Mining Engineer and a certified Project Management Professional. She is a member of the Association for Project Management, UK and International Women in Mining
Yvonne Marfoa Anokwa
Yvonne Marfoa Anokwa
AMN Treasurer elected with 95% YES votes from 3175 voting rights, 2% No, and 3% abstaining. Yvonne is a GIS specialist at Ghana Geological Survey Authority with over 16 years experience. She is a member of the Research and Statistics Working Group at the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources. She is also the Treasurer and a Council member of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists.
AMN Deputy Treasurer
Deputy Treasurer, elected with 96% YES votes from 3151 voting rights, 0% No, and 4% abstaining. Fedelix is a Mining Engineer at Africa Underground Mining Services (AUMS).
AMN Financial Secretary
Financial Secretary elected with 97% YES votes from 3231 voting rights, 0% No, and 3% abstaining.
Diana is the Finance Manager at GBL but doubles as the Treasurer for Women In Mining Ghana and Accra Mining Network. She is an alumna of Yale, MIT, Temple, Legon and Valley View.
Rosemary Oppong Kwasie
AMN Deputy Financial Secretary
Rosemary Oppong Kwasie, AMN Deputy Financial Secretary elected with 96% YES votes from 3201 voting rights, 0% No, and 4% abstaining. Rosemary is the General Secretary for Women In Mining Ghana and also the Manager of Geomaven Services. She is a product of University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa and is a member of the AMN Technical Team.
AMN Organizing Secretary
John Koomson, Organizing Secretary elected with 96% YES votes from 3185 voting rights, 0% No, and 4% abstaining. John is the Business Development Manager at Spring Couriers. He is a product of University of Liverpool, with an MSc in Computer Security. He was the Sub-Regional Coordinator of the Accra Mining Network for 5 years.
AMN Deputy Organizing Secretary
Deputy Organizing Secretary elected with 95% YES votes from 3161 voting rights, 1% No, and 4% abstaining. Justice Amekudi is a senior consultant in GIS and Database Management with 26 years of experience in the mineral exploration sector. He is a member of AMN IT Team.
Edward Nii-Odartay Mills
Executive Member AMN
Edward Nii-Odartey Mills, Executive Member elected with 96.6% YES votes from 3161 voting rights, 1% No, and 2% abstaining. Edward is a well-focused and result oriented geologist with over 25 years of experience in both exploration and mining geology, Edward has worked mainly on large scale mining projects in Ghana, Tanzania, Mali, Rwanda, DRC and Burundi, and on a copper-gold-silver project in B.C. Canada. He was the Head of Technical Team of the Accra Mining Network.