Ellen Makes New Appointments, Dr. Nathaniel Gbessagee Becomes GBCC President

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made several appointments in Government affecting the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Labor, the Judiciary and the Grand Bassa Community College.

According to an Executive Mansion release, those named are: Dr. Nathaniel G. Gbessagee as President of the Grand Bassa Community College with immediate effect. Dr. Gbessagee replaces Madam Augurie Herring who has served as Interim President of the College since the removal of Dr. Levi Zangar.

The Judiciary

Counselor Serena F. Garlawolu –             Resident Judge, Criminal Court “E”

Counselor Scheaplor R. Dunbar –             Relieving Judge, R. L.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Cllr. Lois Bruthus – Ambassador, United States of America

Mrs. Musu Ruhle – Ambassador, Sierra Leone

Ministry of Labor

Atty. Jerome B. Kolleh – Assistant Minister for Standards

Grand Bassa County Community College

Dr. Nathaniel Gbessagee           –           President

Dr. Gbessagee replaces Madam Augurie Herring who has served as Interim President of the College since the removal of Dr. Levi Zangar. His appointment comes as a result of an independent Vetting Process instituted by the Commission on Higher Education of the Republic of Liberia. The Vetting Committee was chaired by retired Methodist Bishop Arthur F. Kulah and included representatives from the University of Liberia, the Commission on Higher Education, amongst others.

Meanwhile, President Sirleaf has also dissolved the Board of Trustees of the Grand Bassa Community College. The Board of Trustees will be reconstituted shortly consistent with the Charter of the College.

These appointments are subject to Senate confirmation, where applicable.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.