The Board of Directors for the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) have appointed Professor Audrey Sitsofe Gadzekpo as the new Chair for the Board. This took place during the 71st Board meeting on September 26, 2022, upon the retirement of the immediate past Chair, Mr. Seth Dei on June 1, 2022. Professor Gadzekpo had been serving as Vice-Chair since 2018 and been a member of the Governing Board since its inception in 1998.
As a founding member of the Center, Prof. Gadzekpo has remained a huge asset to CDD-Ghana and contributed to the shaping and advancement of the Center’s growth. She has served in multiple capacities, including chairing and speaking at workshops, seminars and colloquia, writing extensively for and serving on the editorial board of the Democracy Watch Newsletter (the Center’s official mouthpiece) and contributing to the Center’s scholarly publications. She has also been involved in diplomatic briefings, led media monitoring activities and provided media training to staff.