Carolin Rekar Munro, Ed.D, CHRP, CTDP (Advisory Board Chair)
Dr. Rekar Munro is Associate Professor at Royal Roads University, in B.C., Canada serving as Intellectual Lead for Leadership and Human Resources, and an Adjunct Professor in the MA in Education program at Central Michigan University Global Campus. Carolin also manages a successful consulting practice (www.eyeofthetigerconsulting.ca) in which she collaborates with leaders on change management, organizational renewal, strategic planning, performance management, leadership development, employee engagement, and team building. Carolin has worked with clients throughout Canada, the U.S., and South America in telecommunications, government, manufacturing, health care, retail, education, non-profit, tourism, and hospitality. Her published work is in developing and sustaining high performance teams; change management; wellness management; mentoring GenY; and bridging multi-generational differences. Alongside her involvement with EBB, Carolin is actively involved in the HR Professionals Association and the Canadian Society for Training and Development.
Milton James Fernandes, B.A., LL.B., B.C.L. (member, New York and Quebec Bar Associations)
Milton James is an incorporating member of Education Beyond Borders and has been involved in human rights work throughout his teaching and advocacy career. A former full-time visiting law professor at the National University of Rwanda ('98-'99), he has since served as a sessional lecturer in law at both McGill University and the University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM). At UQAM, Prof. Fernandes supervises students who seek to hone their writing and oral presentation skills while doing actual human rights work - including taking up complex challenges to advance children's access to education. www.ciddhu.uqam.ca. He remains a passionate student (and instructor) of Aikido, a Japanese martial art.
Paul Wildman, Ph.D.
Dr. Wildman has an extensive track record in the areas of pedagogy inc., Kids and Adults Learning, Learning Circles, Learning Systems Development inc. Artificer Learning (Bush Mechanics), Anticipatory Action Learning, Adult and Community Education (ACE), Strategic Planning, Futures Studies. Established in 2001 and operated by Annette and Paul Wildman, Adult learning workshops inc. Learning Circles [ http://www.kal.net.au/ (top left menu-bar for Adult Learning) and an associated eZine www.crafters-circle.com ]. From 1989-1994 he worked in the Adult and Vocational Educational area concentrating in Apprenticeships and Traineeships interfaced with TAFE Qld – ultimately as Deputy Commissioner for Training and Director Employment Directorate (Queensland Government), and from 1994-97 as lecturer at Southern Cross University (SCU) where he developed, and lectured in, Futures Studies (FS). He has published four CD-ROMs, contributed 10 chapters and some 50 articles in these and related areas. Interests include bike riding, authoring, boating, healthy diet, grandchildren minding. Paul is very interested in developments in ‘global education and learning’ and has formed a group to keep an overview on this matter as there are so few groups doing nowadays. It is this interest that led him to come into to contact with EBB.
Anne Mackenzie-Rivers is a retired professor and administrator as well as the ongoing co-author of Life Span Development, now entering its 5th Canadian edition. A life-time advocate of human rights and fairness, she began her teaching career in the inner cities of the US at the time of de-segregation and race riots. She was a member of the advisory board that designed and implemented Canada’s first counselling program for assaulted women and children. Further, she championed inclusive curriculum across disciplines, facilitated the introduction of a transitional program for First Nations students and enabled the incorporation of labour perspectives into curriculum. As a retiree, Anne does volunteer work in a women’s shelter and with the Stephen Lewis Foundation's initiative of grandmothers in Canada helping grandmothers in Africa. In her leisure time, she enjoys painting, reading, gardening, bridge, and, of course, grandparenting. Her belief in the need for literacy and the value of education is what prompts her interest in Education Beyond Borders.
Kate Sutton Jones
Following a career as a teacher and administrator on three continents, Kate Sutton Jones is currently engaged as an international education consultant specializing in strategic planning, program development and implementation. Working collaboratively with partners worldwide, she provides leadership in developing authentic global mindedness, intercultural understanding and the perspective of world community alongside technological infusion. Ms. Sutton Jones received her Bachelor degree in Education from McGill University and a Master of Education degree from the University of British Columbia. She is a certified presenter and trainer. Kate is currently completing her doctoral work in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.
Mohamed Yamba Bangura (T.C; Dip. in Higher English, BSc Honours, MUD, EMBA and DMan):
Dr. Bangura is an African Educator resident and teaching in the United Kingdom with more than 15 years experience in the education sector. In one of the Poly Technique Colleges in Sierra Leone, he served as a lecturer and Senior lecturer, and then became Course Director in Development Studies for a Distance Learning Provider University in the same country. As a Consultant in Education and Development, he took part in several trainings and workshops (as participant and or facilitator) and contributed largely to promoting Distance Education in the North of Sierra Leone in the post-war period (1999-2005). As he moved to settle in the UK, he joined the London Training Association and the Professional Education without Borders. In the latter he is serving as the African Coordinator for their Distance Education Projects. In his capacity as a member of the Advisory Board of the Education Beyond Borders, Dr. Bangura is determined to work to benefit both the less-privileged and educationally deprived individuals and groups in developing countries.