Board of Directors
Donna Crite was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She attended West Virginia University and later served in the United States Army. She has lived in New Mexico, West Virginia, Maryland, and now resides in Arizona. She gained extensive experience in Operations and Administration while working in various industries to include Environmental Health and Safety, Automotive, Telecommunications, and Information Technology. Donna is a skilled master at organizational management and truly has taken the "Devil" out of the details. She brings to Ubuntu Village a keen sense of awareness and understanding of the nature of humans and a visionary outlook on projects that will enable the organization to move forward.
Claire Roach is a business management professional with over twelve years of experience in program management, operations management and human resources. Since 2005, Claire has worked as an independent management consultant providing accounting and finance support, contract administration and human resources management support to non-profit and for-profit organizations in the Washington Metro area.
During her twelve year stint at a technology and management consulting firm located in Prince Georges County, Claire served in varying capacities from Human Resources to Program and Operations Management before being promoted to Vice President. Prior to that, Claire also worked as a product manager in the apparel industry in New York for eight years.
Claire has a wealth of experience managing education support projects and she enjoys working with children and working to improve the lives of children. Claire received her BA degree from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.
Holm Graves Ankoma-Sey, better known as Kweku, was born in Accra, Ghana and then moved to Monrovia, Liberia with his family. He was born into a family of scholars, educators, and traditionalists and his up bringing centers around principle, discipline, and culture. At the age of 7, Holm and his family witnessed and survived the military coup that took place on April 12, 1980. This was the first time in Liberian history that military rule had been established. Due to the political unrest in Liberia, the Ankoma-Sey family decided to first seek residence in the United Kingdom, but eventually settled in the United States of America. In 1996, Holm graduated from Virginia Military Institute (VMI) with a bachelor's degree in International Studies and Political Science.
Kweku is passionate about life and about exploring other cultures and improving himself spiritually and physically. In addition to his passion for culture, Kweku is a nationally certified personal trainer through the National Strength Professional Association and the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He is passionate about helping anybody seriously seeking to lose weight, increase strength, develop muscle endurance and increase their energy level. He enjoys various sports but continues to have a strong love for track and field which he excelled in during his college years. He has participated in clinics and camps assisting athletes ranging in age from 11 to 18 to achieve proper sprinting mechanics. He has also developed annual fitness and fun day for youth. The Fitness and Fun Day provides an opportunity for youth and parents to focus on healthy lifestyles. As an advocate of wellness, Kweku believes that a well spirit leads to a well mind and a well mind leads to well body. Complete Wellness will develop complete wholeness. Kweku is an independent trainer and also works for the Sports Club LA in Georgetown. He resides in Springfield, Virginia.