OUR BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Our team is dedicated to advancing the objectives of the association by putting in place policies and procedures geared towards attaining the aims and objectives of the Bristol based registered charitable organisation engaged in promoting social inclusion, education, relieving poverty, cultural education aimed at advancing and cementing social cohesion and community integration.
Director of Finance
Lamin Janneh is a multi-sites Accounts Manager at SSE/OVO Energy. He comes from a Finance, Marketing and Business Management background and previously served as Internal Auditor for Kombo Sillah Association as well as serving in various sub-committees of the association. He lives and works in Newport, Wales.
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
Tijan Touray is a 37yrs old from the Gambia, a hair dresser by trade and a charity fundraiser living in Portsmouth, UK with his family. Tijan is president of Gunjur Youth Association. His aim to inspire young people in leadership, national development and education. Tijan supports several charities both in the UK and the GAMBIA.
Trustee / Ass. Funding Dir.
Fatou was assistant Finance Director of KSA until October 2020 when she was elected as assistant funding manager. She has also worked as a volunteered for Castle Hill School for children with severe disabilities, castle Grange care home for elderly with dementia. She has completed a number of short courses in the health and social care profession. Fatou also volunteers for the Gambian community in Huddersfield as the head of organising commitee, as well as women's representative. She also doubles as Assistant chairlady for Bucka Halat women Association in Huddersfield.
LAMIN M. MANJANG
Trustee / Ass. Secretary
Mr. Lamin Manjang is a 47 years old married father of three, currently resident in Bristol. He was born in The Gambia where he completed his primary education, before proceeding to Muslim High school from 1984-1989 where he took his GSCE.
Mr Manjang then enrolled into Gambia College from 1990-1992 where he qualified as a teacher. He also attended UCEW Ghana for training as a special needs education teacher on blind and low vision. Additionally, he was also involved and gained experience doing community participation in the youths and sports activities for 4 years. Lamin also served as Vice President of KSA from 2006-2009. As a family man he enjoys responsibilities and community advocate that enables him to represent his communities at different portfolios. He now works as a Resident Caretaker for Bristol City Council.
LAMIN I.S. MANJANG
Trustee / PR
Lamin I.S. Manjang is a qualified teacher and has taught in schools in Gambia for many years. LAmin has a track record of volunteer and charity work, youth, sports and community mobilisation from 1991 to date.
He has served as Chairman of Kombo Sillah Association several times since the founding of the association 20 years ago. He now take on the role of Public Relations to strengthen KSA's relationship with sister organisations, partners and members alike.