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    ALIMA’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    ALIMA’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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    ALIMA is an association registered in France under the Association Law of 1901. Members of ALIMA elect the Board of Directors and have voting rights at the general assembly.


    ALIMA’s Board of Directors is composed of 12 humanitarian professionals from various backgrounds: medical, epidemiology, finance and administration, and security. Members of the Board were selected because of their leadership positions in their respective fields. They come from a variety of organizations and include representatives from our partner NGOs.


    ALIMA’s Board of Directors consists of no more than ten elected members and five appointed members. Their term of office lasts three years and they can be re-elected. The Board of Directors chooses from its members a bureau composed of: a president, a vice-president, a secretary general, and a treasurer.


    The current members of the Board of Directors were elected at the general assembly held on October 10, 2015.

    PRESIDENT DR RICHARD KAYEMBE KOJAN

    Dr Kojan is originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo. An anaesthesiologist and intensivist, he has worked with international organisations such as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), first as a national staff member, then as an expatriate for ten years. He joined ALIMA in 2010 following the earthquake in Haiti, where he was part of a project providing surgery to the injured. He served as medical coordinator at ALIMA headquarters for four years.

    VICE-PRESIDENT DR OUMMANI ROUAFI

    Dr Rouafi is a Nigerian physicist, holder of a M.A. in public health from the Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp, Belgium. He joined ALIMA in 2011. He is one of the founding members of the Nigerien NGO Forsani (Niger Health Forum).

    GENERAL SECRETARY AUGUSTIN AUGIER

    Augustin Augier worked in the private and public sectors in France before joining Médecins Sans Frontières in the field as project coordinator then head of mission. He is one of ALIMA’s founding members, and served as the association’s executive director from 20010 to 2013. He was elected to Secretary General in 2014.

    TREASURER ERIC BARTE DE SAINTE FARE

    Eric Barte de Sainte Fare is a specialist in humanitarian logistics with over twenty years of experience in the field and at HQ level. He was involved in the creation of ALIMA in 2009, and was ALIMA’s Director of Logistics for five years.

    MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Marion Péchayre, Anthropologist, Director of Studies at CRASH (MSF)


    Dr Xavier Anglaret, Director of research at INSERM / ISPED


    Joanny Bassolé, President of the consortium KEOOGO-SOS Médecins in Burkina Faso


    Gilles Collard, Chief Executive Officer of Bioforce


    Nicolas Chaltiel, Head of Recruitment at Pierre Fabre


    Etienne Gignoux, Epidemiologist for MSF MSF Suisse


    Dr Ibrahim Kandian Diallo, President of the medical alliance against malaria (AMCP, Alliance Médicale contre le Paludisme) in Mali


    Dr Lamine Kolle, President of the organization Wellbeing of women and children in Niger (BEFEN, Bien Etre de la Femme et de l’Enfant au Niger)


    Djekosse Miantolum, Logistician, Representative of the Chadian association Alerte Santé


    Marc Sauvagnac, Chief Executive Officer of the national association for sea lifeguards (Association Nationale des Sauveteurs en Mer, SNSM)


    Alexis Smigielski, Migrant Emergency Director for Groupe SOS