Franco Namibian Cultural Centre Board of Trustees
On the 26th November, the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre Board of Trustees concluded its bi-annual meeting. The successful meeting focused on important matters for the future of the FNCC. The 2015 strategy and budget presented by Mr. Patrick Portes-Gagnol, Director of the FNCC and Counsellor for Cooperation at the French Embassy in Windhoek, were approved on this occasion.
2014 was a dense, successful and exciting year for the FNCC. The Board drew a very positive assessment of the FNCC, in terms of activities and in terms of consolidation of its fundamentals.
The Board expresses its confidence about the prospects for 2015 because of the proposed strategy and the actions planned for this period, which enables the FNCC to become more visible, more effective and a more active player in its mission as a Referential Cultural Operator in Namibia.
The FNCC motto "Together for Cultural Diversity" will remain in its DNA in 2015.
Next Board is scheduled in May 2015.
Six new members were welcomed to the Board:
- Mrs. Zaskia Mc Nab, from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
- Mr. Jairos Kangira, from the University of Namibia (UNAM),
- Mr. Hercules Viljoen, the Director of the National Art Gallery of Namibia,
- Mr. Hilifa Mbako, Managing Director or Areva Namibia,
- Mr. Marek Lorecki, Managing Director of Colas Namibia,
- Mr. Djoulizibaritch, CEO of NAIBER Namibia and Honorary Consul of France in Walvis Bay.
The rest of the Board remained unchanged:
- H.E Mrs. Jacqueline Bassa-Mazzoni, Ambassador of France in Namibia, Chair of the Board,
- Mrs. Retha-Louise Hofmeyr, Director of Arts, Ministry of Youth, Culture and Sports, and Co-chair of the Board of Trustees,
- Mrs. Esther Moombolah-Goagoses, Acting Director of the National Cultural Heritage Programme – National Museum,
- Ambassador Eddie S. Amkongo, Chairperson of the Public Service Commission,
- Mr. Alexander Raugel, Vice Consul of the Embassy of France,
- H.E Mrs. Marie-Therese Avemeka, Ambassador of the Republic of Congo.