Brief Profile of PPCC Commissioners

 

Prof. Willie Belleh, Jr

Chairman

Associate Professor Willie Belleh, Jr. was Chief of Staff to the Head of State and Chairman of the National Transitional Government of Liberia (NTGL). He is a Management Specialist and a Lawyer, with over twenty-five (25) years of management, academic and consulting experience in government, academia and the private sector. Professor Belleh taught courses in Management for many years and rose from the rank of Assistant Professor of Management to the rank of Associate Professor and Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration of the University of Liberia. He co-founded Subah-Belleh Associates, a management consulting firm, and has primarily consulted for the Government of Liberia, international development agencies, United Nations specialized agencies, multilateral financial institutions, and non-governmental organizations. Professor Belleh was appointed by the President, Her Excellency Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and confirmed by the Liberian Senate. He officially took office on April 6, 2010.

                
Mrs. Esther W. Paegar
Vice-Chairman   

Mrs. Paegar, a former banker, community development specialist and micro-financing consultant, is the only female on the Commission. She has a worth of experience working with financial bodies, communities and micro financing institutions. Being a former banker, Mrs. Paegar has the oversight for Administration and Finance.

             
Amb. Timothy E. Thomas
Member

Ambassador Thomas, popularly known as “TET,” came to public prominence several years ago when he was rated one of Liberia’s enterprising gospel musical stars. Besides being an icon for Liberia’s gospel music, Ambassador Thomas was Dean of Business College and Associate Professor of Management at the University of Liberia. He also served the Liberian government as Ambassador-At-Large and Director General of the General Services Agency. He has oversight for monitoring and compliance.           

Mr. Jenkins G. W. Wongbe
Member

Judging from his age and experience, Mr. Wongbe has one of the longest serving public and private records among his colleagues. Before his appointment as member of the Commission, Mr. Wongbe served Liberia in the following capacity: Junior Manager, LAMCO; Chief Clerk, Bureau of General Suppliers (now GSA); Principal Director of Planning, Ministry of Commerce and Industry; Director General, Civil Service Agency; Management Consultant, Subah-Ballah Associates. Mr. Wongbe has oversight for Policy, Procedures and Standards.               
 
Charles E. Collins, Sr.
Member    

Mr. Collins is a Fulbright scholar and an economist by training. He has more than 15 years of experience in economic and financial operations, management and administration. He served the Liberian Government in several capacities including Deputy Minister for Administration, Deputy Minister for Economic Planning and Policy, among others. He is at the moment Chairman/CEO of Jafain Consortium Inc.         

Mr. Clarence K. Momolu
Member 

A distinguished son of Liberia who served his country with high degree of credibility. He first came to prominence when he was appointed by the slain Liberian leader Samual Kanyon Doe in the 1980s as Deputy Minister of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry; He later became Director General of the General Services Agency.