Appointed 2023-24 PAN-African Professional Alliance IT Officer
The PAN-African Professional Alliances IT Officer serves on the Executive Board and plays a critical role in managing the organization’s information technology infrastructure. This includes overseeing PANAPA’s website, leading and organizing ICT services for major PANAPA events such as the annual conference, chapter meetings, recreational activities, cultural programs, and diversity events.
As IT Officer, I chair PANAPA’s Information Technology Committee which explores new technologies and digital platforms to enhance delivery of the organization’s mission. I provide leadership and strategic direction for leveraging technology to better serve PANAPA members and the broader community.
Key responsibilities include:
Direct maintenance and enhancement PANAPA’s website, keeping content updated and exploring new features to improve user experience
Leading planning and execution of ICT services for major PANAPA events including audio/visual equipment, wifi, video conferencing, etc.
Advising and educating the Executive Board on emerging technology trends relevant to the organization
Building collaborative relationships with IT professionals and firms that can provide technical support to PANAPA
Promoting innovative projects that use IT to increase PANAPA’s community impact
The IT Officer will lead a committee of IT professionals and liaise frequently with the Communications Committee and other key internal stakeholders. Strong technical knowledge, leadership ability, creativity and excellent communication skills are essential to success in this dynamic and influential Executive Board role.