National Leadership

Our organization is run by its National Executive Committee (NEC) which is comprised of national leaders elected by the General Assembly, and all chapter presidents. The NEC generally meets by phone conference on the first Sunday of each month, beginning at 7:00 PM EST. For more information please use the "Contact Us" tab on this website to get our phone number, or send a message to be forwarded to the appropriate party.

President

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Mrs. Susan Jiofack Tar

Mrs. Susan Jiofack Tar graduated from Saker Baptist College in 1994. She holds an LL.B from the University of Yaounde II, Soa, Cameroon and an LL.M from the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. Upon graduation from law school, Susan worked in the legal, health, and  IT fields specializing in Audits and Security Compliance. She is currently working as a consultant for one of the Federal Agencies. Until her election as National President, she was the chief whip of  the DC Metro chapter and the founding chairperson of  ExSSA USA’s  National Conflict Resolution Committee (NCRT).Susan is goal oriented, open minded, and objective in her approach to problem solving.  She is married with 3 children and enjoys family life, movies, traveling and academic work. She lives with her family in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Vice President

Joyce Ashuntantang - Vice President

Joyce Ashuntantang 

Dr. Joyce Ashuntantang graduated from Saker Baptist College in 1983.  Prior to her election as Vice President, she served on the EXSSA USA National Executive Council for six years as Public Relations Officer from 2007-2011 and Organizing Secretary from 2011-2013 . Dr. J as she is fondly known in ExSSA USA circles is a passionate and exuberant educator with a vast international experience. An actress, poet, creative writer and professor, she has been a guest speaker and invited poet in different parts of the world including Cameroon, USA, Morocco, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Colombia, England, Germany and Greece. She earned a B.A in Modern English Studies and a minor in Theater Arts from the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon; Masters in Librarianship from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and a Ph.D. in English from the City University of New York.  She is the author of many scholarly and creative publications including Landscaping Postcoloniality: the Dissemination of Anglophone Cameroon Literature and A Basket of Flaming Ashes, a poetry collection. Dr. J is presently an Associate Professor of English and African Literature at the University of Hartford, Connecticut, USA and a fellow of the Laura Johnson Initiative for Women Leaders. She blogs at www.Joyceash.com

Financial Secretary

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Evelyn Fuoching Fuller

(Class of 1985) is a Pharmacist with Walgreens where she has worked since graduation from University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1993. In addition she enjoys serving in the communities where she belongs – at her church she sings in the choir, participates in youth ministry and serves in other areas where she is needed; in ExSSA-USA she has served in multiple leadership roles at chapter and national level.  A mother of two lovely children, she has found motherhood to be a vocation she cherishes. She has an avid love for adventure and reading. Her aspiration in this life is to be a positive influence in the lives of all those she encounters in a way that glorifies the one true God.

National Vice Secretary

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Caleche Bongo Fanyui

Caleche graduated from Saker Baptist College in 1997. She earned a BSc. in Physics from the University of Buea. She is currently a pediatric nurse in Houston, Texas and is wrapping up a master’s in Public Health (MPH). She lives with her husband and six kids (including a set of terrific two year old twins) in the Woodlands, Texas. Mrs. Caleche Fanyui is fun loving yet very goal oriented. She enjoys quality time with her family. She is committed to Exssa and willing to serve and improve this alumna organization in every way possible.

Music Director

Bessem Oben - Music Director

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Graduated from the University of Connecticut in ’04 with a Doctorate in Pharmacy. Currently manager & co-owner of GoldStar Pharmacy, an independent pharmacy specializing long term care & compounding.
Member of Houston chapter for the past 8 years, current past president. My goal is to revivethe music ministry in ExSSA USA. Currently reside in College Station, TX with my husband and 2 boys.

Organizing Secretary

Agnes Njaba - Organizing Secretary

Agnes Njaba

A class of ’84 graduate of Saker Baptist College has a Masters in Education Administration.  She is an educator with Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland where she holds an Instructional Lead Teacher position. Within the ExSSA USA organization, she has held various positions at the chapter level; she served as Treasurer, Financial Secretary and Vice President of ExSSA DC Metro. Agnes is passionate about the learning needs of the English Language Learners whom she serves at Parkdale High School in Riverdale, MD. She also enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.