OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ELSEN KISTY MWASE
Elsen has been working in education for 24 years including 12 years as a Primary Education Advisor. She has risen to the senior rank of Teacher Development Centre (TDC) Coordinator which oversees the Chin’goma School Zone which includes 14 primary schools and 2 secondary schools.
Gilbert has an incredible 31 years of teaching experience in Malawi, including 26 years in the Nkhata Bay district. Gilbert taught at a total of 4 schools throughout his career, which span across the Northern and Central Regions. He just retired in 2015 from his position as the Head Master of Chilala Primary School, a position he held for 6 years. He also has a certificate in Permaculture.
Gail is an architect, artist and designer from New York City. She first came to Malawi in 2009 as part of the International Permaculture Convergence but she recognised the need for locally trained solar expertise. She now lives in Malawi and volunteers full-time for ZEEC.
Wilfred has been a teacher in the Malawi Primary School system for 15 years and is currently a teacher at Ching'oma Primary School in Nkhata Bay District. Wilfred also holds the position of Assistant Teacher Development Centre (TDC) Coordinator in the Chin’goma School Zone. He has certificates in Permaculture and Training of Trainers from the Ministry of Education.
Boyce has been teaching in Malawi since 1994. He has been working at Chilala Primary School in Nkhata Bay for the past 12 years and has been the deputy principal of the school for the past 2 years. He also is trained and has a certificate in Permaculture.