3 results for tag: South Sudan

Transitioning an Organization from its Local Origin to Support its International Focus: A Board Perspective

Richard A. Poppa (pronounced Poppy) is a Planning Facilitator and Governance Consultant and serves as Manager of RAPt Consulting, LLC.   He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New York, Inc. for more than 20 years, retiring at the end of 2016 as President Emeritus.  Dick has been involved in numerous professional and civic activities, serving on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Association Executives.  Dick was a founding member of the Trustedchoice.com Board of Managers, Past Chair of the Board of the Empire State Society of Association Executives, an Elder in the ...

South Sudan: One People, One Country

South Sudan will become a more resilient place once you educate the younger generation so that they can overcome the tribal thinking. Help them overcome the urge to first help their own relatives. It’s good to help your relatives, but also help those who are not related to you. If you bring education and educate these young generations–they will think positively, they will think critically, they will think globally.


"Sometimes healing is medication. Sometimes it’s money to get someone back on their feet. Sometimes it’s vocational training. Sometimes it’s making sure that your children are back in school."