Board of Directors

YVE-The Gambia Board of Directors

The Board of Directors  serve as YVE legal custodians and have specific responsibilities for ensuring YVE’s strategic objectives, work plans and budgets are compliant with the organization’s mission  mandate and The Gambia legal requirements.

The board of directors has the principal responsibility for fulfillment of the organization’s mission and the legal accountability for its operations.

Specific Functions of YVE Board

  1. Ensure risk management process are in place and are reviewed regularly
  2. Approval of statutory financial reports and accounts
  3. Appointment and oversight of audit reports
  4. Approval of loans to manage cash flow
  5. If funding becomes short, agree with the Executive Director appropriate cost cutting measures
  6. Ensure legal compliance with Gambia employment law.
  7. Support the Global Board Chair in the appointment of the YVE Executive Director as an employee of YVE The Gambia , including inputting in his/her performance appraisal
  8. Determine the appropriate salary levels for the YVE Secretariat


  1. Ms. Isatou Ndow  (Board Chairperson)

Gender Expert and Educationist

Vice Principal – Gambia College

     2. Hon. Kebba K. Barrow

Social Justice and Sustainable Development Expert

Member of Parliament /Majority Leader- National Assembly, The Gambia

      3. Ms. Marie Mendy


Planner – Ministry of High Education, Research, Science and Technology

     4. Mr. Moses G. Campbell

Electrical /Energy Expert

National Project Manager –GEF/UNIDO 5 Project-The Gambia

     5. Mr. Lamin K. Saidy

Youth and Community Development Expert

Youth Coordinator-Child Protection Alliance-The Gambia

     6.Mr. Alhagie BC Gaye

Renewable Energy Expert

Trainer -Renewable Energy Association of The Gambia

     7. Mr. Ousainou Cham

Forestry Development Expert

Regional Director- Forestry Department, West coast Region

     8.Mr. Bubacarr Jallow

Climate Change and Environment Development Expert

Principal Climate Officer –Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Water Resources and Parks & Wildlife