President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made a number of appointments in Government affecting the Ministries of Transport, Commerce and Industry, Information, Culture and Tourism; the Liberia Airport Authority and the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company.
These appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate where applicable.
Those appointed are:
Ministry of Transport
Ms. Jaunita Traub-Bropleh – Deputy Minister for Lands and Rail
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Ms. Ellen O. Pratt – Deputy Minister for Industry and Inspector General
Liberia Airport Authority
Mr. W. Bako Freeman – Managing Director
Liberia Petroleum Refining Company
Mr. Willard Russell – Member of the Board of Directors (replacing Mr. Emmanuel Bowier)
Ms. Clarice Jah – Member of the Board of Directors
(replacing Ms. Nohn Kidau)
Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism
Lynne George Cassell – Assistant Minister, Administration
Jacqueline Capehart – Assistant Minister, Tourism
Wellington Geevon Smith – Assistant Minister, Information Services
Albert Jaja – Minister Counselor, Press and Public Affairs, Liberia Embassy, London, England
Meanwhile the following positions, created by the President, were dissolved:
Deputy Minister Technical Services
Deputy Minister Culture and Tourism
Deputy Ministers Robert Kpadeh and Elizabeth E. Hoff are being considered for possible reassignments and roles consistent with their expertise.