The Board of Directors

The Board of AFI consists of individuals who are the residents of California with various backgrounds, occupations and cultures. Their common interests revolve around their support to ASSIST the African continent.

AFI Board Members:

  • Emmily Alexander, Co-Founder
  • Dr. Alex Mukathe, Bboard Member
  • Uchenna Nworgu, Founder & Director
  • Sam Obeng, Financial Secretary


  • Scott Alexander, Secretary

Advisory Board Members

Betty Arnold
Chair. Vice President at Xerox Corp.
Learn Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Councilman Curren D. Price Jr.
9th District
City of Los Angeles

Darrell Smith

Darrell Smith Inc

Assemblyman Mike Gipson
64th CA Assembly District

Hugues Efole
Regional Partnership and Sales
Manager, MoneyGram International

Dawn Sutherland
Former Vice President, Finance/Controller,
Wester Operations, Xerox Corporation


Helen Jean Newton-Fobi
The Center for Surgical
Treatment of Obesity

Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker

president of the Ward Economic Development Corp

Ralph Gilmore
Founder & CEO

Fabian R. Wesson

Consultant to Senate Pro Tem, City of Los Angeles