PRESIDENT: EMMANUEL (LEE) IDUN – 1ST TERM (JULY 2016 – JULY 2018)
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Dr. Emmanuel Idun entered GSTS in 1975 and completed his O-level and A-level in 1980 and 1982, respectively. At GSTS, Emmanuel was in Einstein Hall and a member of the Scripture Union, Catholic Students Association, Debate Society and Chess Club. He also held several positions such as Class Prefect, Cabin Monitor, Entertainment Representative and Entertainment Prefect.
Emmanuel received his BSc. (Honors) degree in Civil Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in 1987. He also holds a Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) in Civil Engineering from KNUST and a PhD degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kansas (KU) in Lawrence, Kansas.
Emmanuel is a Registered Professional Engineer in three States and the Vice President of Engineering for Constructive Engineering Design, Inc. (CED), a Structural Engineering Design and Built firm. His area of expertise is in Heavy Structural Steel Buildings and has designed structural steel connections for numerous high-rise buildings.
Emmanuel is very passionate about GSTS and was a founding member of the GSTS Alumni Association of North America (GSTS NA). He is currently the President and a lifetime member of the Association.
VICE PRESIDENT: MR KWAMENA SANKAH – 1ST TERM (JULY 2016 – JULY 2018)
Mr. Kwamena Sankah is a Senior Transportation Engineer with Sarasota County Government and is responsible for Transportation Planning, Traffic Operations, and Land Development activities and projects. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida and actively involved with American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and Toastmasters International. He is also the past president of the Suncoast branch of ASCE and Toast of the County Toastmasters club.
Kwamena entered GSTS Form One in 1983 and completed the GCE Advanced Level in 1990. He went on to receive a Bsc. (Hons) Civil Engineering degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana (1996) and Msc. in Civil Engineering and Masters in Business Administration degrees from the University of South Florida, USA (2003 and 2015).
In his time at GSTS, he was the Plots Monitor in Vanderpuje House, the Assistant Dining Hall Prefect, and the Cadet Corp Captain. His senior brothers, Maxwell Sankah and Ernest Sankah, are all Alumni. GSTS means a lot to him as he attributes his passion for excellence to the lessons learned at home and mostly within the corners of Mother TESCO.
GENERAL SECRETARY: ANTHONY ASHON – 1ST TERM (JULY 2016 – JULY 2018)
Mr. Anthony Ashon, an alumnus of the GSTS class of 1981. He did his sixth form at Obuasi Secondary Technical School. At GSTS, he was a member of the Cadet Corps and Ritchie house Sports Monitor.
Anthony studied Computer Information Systems and Electronics at Quinsigamond Community College; and Biotechnology at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Anthony worked at Guinness Ghana Limited as Laboratory Technician for 13 years and at Intel Corporation as Systems Analyst from 2002 to 2015. Currently, Anthony works in Quality Control at a biotech company, Nova Biomedical in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Anthony is a founding member of GSTS Alumni Association of North America. His younger brothers, Joseph Ashon, Francis Ashon and nephew, Jacob Yeboah attended GSTS.
DEPUTY GENERAL SECRETARY: MR. PHANUEL MARKIN – 1ST TERM (JULY 2016 – JULY 2018)
Mr. Phanuel Markin, entered GSTS in 1970 as the youngest in his class at age 11. He completed in his GCE O-levels in 1976. In 1977 he came to Canada to Study Marine Engineering, after completing one year at Accra Polytechnic. In 1978, he studied Mechanical Engineering at University of New Brunswick, transferring later to SUNY in 1980, to complete his Marine Engineering degree.
Mr. Markin’s specialized in power plants and has worked onshore practicing power plant engineering with the Waste Management Department, NYCDS 1986 to 1988. He also worked as Director of Engineering and Facilities in multiple hospitals from 1988 to 2001.
In 2001 Giant Markin, accepted the position of Deputy Director of Facilities with NYCDOE, where he is still employed managing schools. Three family members of Gt. Markin attended GSTS in the late 50’s and early 60’s. His passion is to contribute and elevate the facilities and school grounds to a standard that is bar none in Ghana.
TREASURER: IRVING NEMI- 2ND TERM (JULY 2016 – JULY 2018)
Mr. Irving Nemi CCP is a Cost Manager at the Overseas Buildings Operations of the US Department of State. Prior to his current tenure, Irving served as the Manager of Estimating and Scheduling at the Engineering Department of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority from 2001 through 2010. Irving is a Certified Cost Professional where his 25 years of experience in the construction industry has been utilized in developing, managing and controlling costs of construction resources for various projects and programs – rail, commercial, government, educational, military, nuclear, physical security facilities and systems.
Irving graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana with a degree in Building Technology in 1991. He had his Ordinary and Advanced Level certificates at the Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) in 1983 and 1985. During his years in the school, he was a member of the school choir and played field hockey for the school. He is actively involved with cheering and supporting his Alma Mater as a member of the GSTS – North America Alumni Association. Irving was a member of Kennedy House from 1978 to 1985.
DEPUTY TREASURER:EMMANUEL ARTHUR – 2ND TERM (JULY 2016 – JULY 2018)
Mr. Emmanuel Arthur is the Tax Director for a New York family office where he has worked in various roles since 1990.
Emmanuel entered GSTS in 1976 and completed his Ordinary Levels in 1981; and went on to St. John’s School, Sekondi for his Advanced Levels. He earned a B.Sc. (Admin) (Hons) from the School of Administration, University of Ghana in 1988 and went on to earn an MBA (Taxation) from Baruch College, New York.
Emmanuel has been a member of this Association since its inception and a great supporter of his alma mater GSTS. Currently, he resides in New Jersey with his wife and two daughters.
NATIONAL COORDINATOR: DR EDWARD BOTSE-BAIDOO – 1ST TERM (JULY 2016 – JULY 2018)
Dr Edward Botse-Baidoo entered GSTS in 1986 and completed his O level in 1991. He then went on to continue his A level at Presbyterian Boys Secondary School – Legon where he completed in 1993. At GSTS, Edward was in Ritchie House and served as the Upper Dorm Prefect. He then proceeded to University of Ghana, Legon where he obtained his B.Sc Medical Sciences.
He proceeded to University of Ghana Medical School/Korle Bu Teaching Hospital where he obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery. In the States, he did his Medical Residency in Internal Medicine at Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA now Georgia Reagents University.
Dr Edward Botse-Baidoo is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and specializes in the Hospitalized Patient. He worked at Grand Strand Reginal Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC from 2008 – 2012. He is currently with McLeod Loris Seacoast Hospital System as a Lead Hospitalist since 2012. He is currently licensed in SC, NC and GA. He is also a part owner of Parker Truck Auto & Wrecker LLC in Conway, SC which is an Autodelership and Garage which also deals in export of used cars. He also operates a car rental company in (Icar Ghana) which is mainly for visitors to Ghana.
My brother Peter Baidoo is also a proud Giant. Edward resides in Myrtle Beach, SC with his wife and 4 children.
DEPUTY NATIONAL COORDINATOR: VICTOR GORMAN – 1ST TERM (JULY 2016 – JULY 2018)
Victor completed his GCE Ordinary Level at GSTS in 1992. He then privately studied for the GCE Advanced Level in Business and joined the Career Development Institute; first, as a student and later a lecturer. Victor received the IATA -UFTAA Senior Management Diploma in travel and tourism.
For a number of years, he worked with Ghana Airways as a Certified Flight Operation Officer. Currently, Victor runs his own business as the CEO of Gosh Travel Consult based in Delaware, USA. At GSTS, Victor was Sport Monitor for Dodoo House and played basketball for the School.
Victor has been actively involved in Alumni Affairs for many years first with the Accra Chapter and now serving his first term as Deputy National Coordinator for the North America Association.
Dr. Tetteh Abbeyquaye entered GSTS in 1984 and completed his O-levels in 1989. He then continued to the Presbyterian Boys Secondary School-Legon for his A-levels. At GSTS, Tetteh was in Einstein Hall, and a member of various societies including: the School Choir, the Photographic Society, the Scripture Union and the Cadet Corp. He also held several positions at GSTS including House Secretary, Sanitary Monitor and Cabin Monitor.
Tetteh received his BSc. (Honors) degree in Medical Biochemistry from the University of Birmingham in England and his PhD degree in genetics and molecular biology from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. He then did postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard Medical School and the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).
He is currently an Associate Professor at the Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester MA. GSTS has and continues to be an important part of Tetteh’s life. He attributes a lot to the training and discipline he received to this great school. In fact, several family members of Tetteh have also passed through GSTS. This includes his late brother Dr. Kojo P. Abbeyquaye, his uncle Mr. Semey Amegah and his cousins Mr. Fred Kobina Sam, Mr. Kojo Osei-Ghansah and Mr. Kojo S. Amegah.
Tetteh continues to give his time to the cause of GSTS. He was a founding member of the GSTS Alumni Association of North America and is currently, its General Secretary. Tetteh is also a movie producer and sits on the Board of the Pilot Scholars Program a non-profit that supports students in the Western Region of Ghana with scholarships and enrichment programs.