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Jo Ann Vano

Board President

Jo Ann Vano is a media consultant and served as president of the Board of Directors at KFAI Fresh Air Radio, a nonprofit, alternative station that provides programming in 12 languages, including programming specific to the African community. In addition to her commitment to ADC, she also serves on the Board of Directors of the Celtic Junction Arts Center and is co-chair of the 2018 Minnesota Irish Music Weekend presented by Center for Irish Music. Ms. Vano earned a degree in Library Sciences from Seneca College (Ontario) in 1981. She was one of the founding board members of African Development Center.

Board Directory

Jo Ann Vano

Board President

Leah Mtegha

Board Secretary

Abdikafar Aden

Board Treasurer

Felicia Ravelomanantsoa

Board & Loan Committee Member (+ SBA Community Advantage Loan Program)

Anthony Watts

Board & Loan Committee Member (+ SBA Community Advantage Loan Program)

Ubah Ali Jama

Board Member

Daika Ismail

Board Member

Vernon Doswell

Board Member

Mike Stinson

Board Member

Paul Fehrenbach

Board Member

Kaade Wallace

Board Member

Edwin Migiro

Board Member