Board of Directors
Theo Majka PhD
Theo Majka has been a sociology professor in the University of Dayton’s International Studies program since 1981. His researches helped persuade the Dayton City Council to adopt a “Dayton Immigrant Friendly” initiative in 2012. Also called “Welcome Dayton,”
Sara Paton , PhD
Dr Sara Paton is an associate professor of epidemiology in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences. Dr. Paton is the director of the Master of Public Health Program, where she teaches epidemiology, community health assessment, and guest lectures in a variety of courses.
Grace Naelle MUKUNZI, MBA
Grace Mukunzi is a professional accountant with an extensive experience in managing grants and sub-grants. She holds a master's in accounting information system from strayer University _USA.
Amy Christopher, PharmD, BCPS
Amy is an experienced pharmacist. She is a clinical faculty at Physicians Assistant Program at University of Dayton. She has a doctorate in Pharmacy from University of Kentucky.
Marie Josiane Dusabe MBA Candidate
Marie Josiane Dusabe is an MBA graduate student with a concentration of Healthcare Management. She earned her bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership from Wright State University.
Donald Bahizi, MCSE, MPM, MISM, MBA
Donald Bahizi has over 40 years leadership experience of project management at all levels with proven leadership in portfolio, program and individual project
Jean de Dieu MUKUNZI, MPH, CHW,PMP
Jean de Dieu MUKUNZI is the founder of Ebenezer Healthcare Access. He has experience in initiating, planning,implimenting, monitoring and closing healthcare projects. Jean has more than 15 years experience in healthcare and he is a certified professional project manager (PMP)
Albert Mugiraneza MBA
Born and raised in Rwanda, Albert holds a Bachelor’s degree in law and a Masters’ degree of Business Administration from the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI).
Athanase Muntu, MPA
Athanase Muntu is a policy analyst, bearer of public and private sector values and competencies. He has a demonstrated history of working in cross-cultural settings in Africa and The United States.
Zephrin Bagambiki , MA
Zephrin Bagambiki was born and raised in Rwanda. He has a master's degree in Historical Sciences from Picardie University (France) and a bachelor's degree in English from University of Birmingham (UK)
Melissa Bartelo, MSW, MPH
Melissa Bertolo works for Welcoming America, a national non-profit organization that works to build more inclusive communities, where everyone, including immigrants and refugees, feel as though they belong.
Alexis Muhumure, PharmD, MML
Alexis has worked in pharmacy career for more than 5 years where he worked in inpatient pharmacy with TriHealth Bethesda Hospital, pharmacogenomic clinic with St Elizabeth Hospital in Kentucky and retail pharmacy with CVS madeira in Cincinnati.
Gabriela Pickett Ph.D
Dr. Gabriela Pickett is the Director of International Education at the Lynda A. Cohen Center for the Study of Child Development. Gabriela is also Vice-President of the International Cities of Peace. She is fluent in Spanish and board member of Welcome Dayton.