Members of the Board are:
Chairman Board of Trustees
Revd. Father Solomon Mfa Ukeyima was born to the family of Late Mr. Dennis Ukeyima Iorakpoughul and Mama Theresa Nyiepine Ukeyima of Nanev, Kwande Local Government Area, Benue State on 15th July, 1976.
Executive Director and Secretary of The Board
Shadrach Teryila UKUMA is a university lecturer with the Benue State
University, Makurdi in the Department of Theatre Arts. He has expertise
in Cultural Performance, Performance Aesthetics, Cultural
Sustainability, and Creative Peacebuilding.
Dr. Elijah Terdoo Ikpanor hails from Tsar-Mbaduku, Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue State. He holds a Master’s and Doctorate Degrees in African Economic History.
He is the Benue State Manager, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), with over 10 years of experience as an MSME Development Specialist.
CHIEF MRS STEPHANIE APEL:
Apart from being a member of the board of Kyegh sha shwa cultural initiative, Chief Mrs. Stephanie Apel is the President of Soroptimist International of Maitama, a worldwide women volunteer organization which has General Consultative Status with the United Nations.
Laz has a cumulative but varied work experience of 11 years, five years supporting project implementation and six years in Management of projects in both technical and administrative capacity covering the 2011, 2015 and 2019 general elections in Nigeria and the 2017 national elections in Liberia
Irene Mngunengen Awunah Ikyegh
Was born into the family of late Chief Padopads Awunah and Chief Mrs. Helen Awunah, Ph.D.of Mbachon, Mbabija, Gwer West local government area in Benue State
He is the founder & Chairman, Zabit Technologies Nigeria Limited, a Lagos based Information Technology firm with interest in e-Commerce, Web and Software solutions.
He is also the President, Young Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (YEN)
KiNG JAMES YiYE is a Broadcast Journalist and Radio Consultant having worked in the Broadcast industry since June 2, 1999.
He is a two time International Award Winning Radio Producer with work experience from the BBC World Service Trust, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Zuma Radio 88.5 FM Abuja and Aso Radio 93.5 FM Abuja.
Terence practices law for a living. He is the Founder and Principal Partner of Anakerem Chambers the Law Offices of Terfa Vembe & Co. He was formerly Head of Chambers at the Law Firm of Messrs Ola Olanipekun & Co.
Andrew Ayabam is an accomplished banker and tax administrator with over 26 years experience in both sectors. He rose through the ranks in the banking sector to serve as Public Sector head, North Central at FCMB in 2008 and later in 2010, he was appointed Executive Chairman of the Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS)