Meet the Team

  • Etta D. Jackson Board Chair/Founder/CEO

    Ms. Jackson holds a B.A. in Biology from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and two M.S. degrees: one in Psychoanalytic Counseling and Development from Long Island University-Brooklyn and the other in Administrative Leadership and Supervision from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

  • Jeanne-Marie Col Board Vice-Chair

    Jeanne-Marie is Associate Professor of Public Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York where she is Academic Director of the Online Masters in Public Administration Inspector-General Program (OMPAIG), Coordinator of the Saturday Program, and Founder/Advisor for the specialization in International Inspection and Oversight.

  • Namasha Schelling Board Secretary & YAS Advisor

    Namasha got her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Virginia Commonwealth University and a Masters in Environmental Management at Harvard Extension. Her career objectives have always been to pursue a long-term career in poverty reduction though sustainable development.

  • Ms. Maeva Charles Board Member

    Ms. Maeva Charles is passionate about innovative sustainability approaches. As a consultant at Deloitte Canada, she has been involved in many national and international projects to support companies and organizations, including the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, in their progress towards sustainable development.

  • Mr. Ron Walters Board Member

    Mr. Ron Watlers pursued "Recreational and Leisure Studies" at California State University. Ron has been one of the initial members of the Board of The Institute for Conscious Global Change.

  • Ms. Carol Martindale-Padmore, Esq. Board Member/Legal Advisor

    Ms. Carol Martindale-Padmore holds a LLB from the University of Guyana, Guyana, and a Post-Graduate Certification from the Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad.

  • Ms. Grace Rahmé Board Member

    Ms. Grace Ng Rahmé is an entrepreneur, attorney, and philanthropist, dedicated to improving the lives of others and promoting sustainable development. With family in Asian and Middle Eastern countries that are afflicted with extreme poverty and chaos, ICGC's mission to help the U.N. achieve its sustainable development goals to transform our world through the Millennium Earth Project is deeply personal to Grace.

  • Ms. Louise Michaud Board Treasurer

    Ms. Louise holds a Master of Arts, Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY). She has been a teacher in Adolescent Education 7-12, Teaching of Latin for over six years. Louise holds a Bachelor of Arts, Hunter College of the City University of New York with Double Majors of Latin and Greek Languages; Honor’s Curriculum, Summa cum Laude.

  • Dr. Pan Suk Kim Board Member

    Dr. Pan Suk Kim is a Professor of Public Administration in the College of Government and Business at Yonsei University, Wonju Campus in South Korea. He is currently the Editor-in- Chief of the Asian Review of Public Administration (ARPA) and editorial board member of several major international journals.

  • Ms. Jessica Lowing Board Member

    Ms. Jessica received her BS in Fashion Design from Philadelphia University and after several years in the industry, decided to pursue an MS in Urban Policy and Leadership at Hunter College, CUNY. Her professional interests lie in social equity and poverty mitigation as part of global sustainable development.

  • Ms. Nafy Ngom Board Member

    Ms. Nafy graduated as a Civil Administrator from the National School of Administration and Magistracy (ENAM). Following a one-year training course she became a member of the Value for Money Audit (VFM) Team in the health sector at the Office of the Auditor General of Québec (Canada).

  • Veronica Anderson Director of Geodesign

    Veronica Anderson holds a B. Architecture and a Master of Science in Geodesign. She is on the Board of Advisers for BioPhilly, a nonprofit organization that promotes Biophilia in Philadelphia. Her role as an advocate for nature and communities in development, weaves together storytelling, innovative technology and truly sustainable design.

  • Gregory LeMaire GeoDesign Associate

    Greg LeMaire is GeoDesign Associate at The Institute for Conscious Global Change (ICGC). In his role Greg is helping advance the mission of MEP, to fundamentally change the way humanity lives in and creates their environment, using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Geo-design.

  • Mr. Milind Joshi Webmaster and Server Administrator

    Milind Joshi is the founder of 'Multistream Software Consultancy', a technology consulting company based in Mumbai, India. He has more than 20 years experience in the information technology field, working in a multicultural environment.

  • Mr. Kenny Lohr GIS Manager

    Kenny Lohr is a GIS professional currently employed by the City of Titusville, Florida. In Titusville, Kenny has served as the City's GIS Coordinator since January of 2008. In that capacity, he has implemented a ground-up GIS which services multiple departments througout the City.

  • Mr. Albert Angzenaa GIS Specialist

    Mr. Albert Angzenaa holds a BA in Integrated Development Studies with specialization in Environment and Natural Resources Management from the University for Development Studies in Ghana. He has recently completed his MSc in Geographical Information Systems from the University of Leicester in the UK.

  • Chris Job IT Specialist

    Chris Job is a Data Management Consultant who has over 20 years' experience in the collection, storage and analysis of data in the Market Research Industry. His area of interest is the development of software applications for the efficient collection, storage, display and analysis of data.


Internal Consultants of ICGC

Mr. Benjamin Murphy, Information Technology (IT) Expert

Dr. Robert Mpoyo, DRC/Africa Expert

Ms. Heather Witkowski, Project Management, Technology and Quality Assurance Expert

Mr. Raphael Mbdinga, Communications Professional for Africa; worked under former Secretary-General Kofi Anan

Alvin K. Leong, Esq. Expert in energy, environment and international law. Holds Masters in Law degree in Environmental Law.

Dr. Kelogue Therasme, Urban Planning and GIS Expert

Mr. Eric Kashambuzi, Economist and Geographer; Forty years with UNDP

Ms. Maeva CHARLES, Education and Environmental Specialist

Mr. Peter Hrabak, Technical Geographer with broad experience in all aspects of in-field data collection