Body of Commissioners

An Act of Legislature established the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) on August 28, 2008. It was later amended on July 22, 2022, to extend the body of commissioners to seven with the mandate to investigate, monitor and prosecute acts of corruption, as well as educate the public about the ills of corruption and the benefits of its eradication. Chairperson, LACC

 Cllr. Alexandra K. Zoe is the Executive Chairperson of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC). Her position oversees the broad mandate and functions of the LACC to implement appropriate measures and undertake programs geared toward investigating, prosecuting and preventing acts of corruption, including educating the public about the ills of corruption and the benefits of its eradication. Cllr. Zoe has over nine years of experience in the legal field.

Cllr. Zoe was born, raised, and educated in Monrovia, Liberia.  She holds a Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law, University of Liberia, 2011, (Cum laude), as well as a Master of Arts degree in Political Science/International Relations from the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida School of International Relations, University of Liberia 2016, (with distinction).  She also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, BA (Management) and an Associate of Arts degree from the Stella Maris Polytechnic (2008).                      

She is a Counselor at law of the Supreme Court of Liberia with over nine (9) years of Commercial and Corporate and Criminal law experience. She is currently the president of the Rivercess Bar Association.

She has worked as Head of the Legal Department and Company Secretary of the Guaranty Trust Bank (Liberia) Limited. She has served as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Liberia Telecommunication Corporation, LTC Mobile Company.

Before coming to the LACC, Cllr Zoe worked as an Associate Partner at Zoe and Partners Law Offices. She is currently an Executive member of the Liberia National Bar Association.  

Leadership and Vision

Cllr. Zoe firmly believes tackling corruption requires a multifaceted approach encompassing rigorous enforcement, preventative measures, and active public engagement. Her leadership philosophy revolves around fostering a culture of ethical conduct within the LACC and advocating for greater transparency in all endeavours. She recognizes the importance of partnerships and collaboration in the fight against corruption. She is committed to working closely with law enforcement agencies, the judiciary, civil society organizations, and international bodies. She says the LACC will share knowledge, resources, and best practices to drive meaningful change.

Ernest R. Hughes, Vice Executive Chairperson, LACC

Ernest R. Hughes, Vice Executive Chairperson, LACC

Mr. Ernest Hughes, CPA, MBA Vice Executive Chairperson

Ernest Hughes is the Vice Executive Chairperson at the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC); he is the Principal Deputy to the Executive Chairperson of the Commission. 

In addition to the Principal Deputy’s role, supporting the Executive Chairperson to manage the day-to-day operations of the Commission, Ernest primarily oversees the Education and Prevention Department, a department responsible for (1) undertaking research into causes,
manifestation and dimensions of corruption in Liberia; and (2) advise on approaches, program and practices needed to be adopted by the Government of Liberia, private and public institutions, organizations and entities to prevent and combat corruption; design and implement programs aimed at educating and sensitizing the public about the menace of corruption and its debilitating effect on the social fabric of Liberia and the economy of Liberia and what should be done to prevent and combat corruption.

Ernest hails from Sinoe County; however, he was born and raised in Monrovia.

Ernest is an accomplished leader with over 25 years of experience working with governments and public filers, often with international and cross-border implications. 
Ernest has a blend of Big “Four” public accounting experience (roles at PWC & Deloitte), and industry experience (roles at Fortune 500s – Walmart & Flowserve). More recently, Ernest was an Accounting Advisory Director at CFGI, America’s largest non-audit accounting advisory firm.

Ernest graduated from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, USA with an MBA, emphasis in Finance and Information Systems,

Ernest also graduated from McMaster University, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with an Honors Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Economics.

Ernest is a Texas-licensed “Certified Public Accountant”, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Internal Auditor, and IFRS certified through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Ernest continues to play key fiduciary roles in fraud prevention and detection and has championed and continued to be a thought leader in designing and implementing anti-fraud and internal controls to strengthen governments and some of the largest global private sector employers, including Walmart (Fortune 1), Deloitte (USA) and PWC (Canada).  Ernest has supported a variety of clients in retail/consumer products, manufacturing, biotechnology, energy, power, life sciences, and service industries. Ernest also has experience with world-class accounting systems, data tools etc., including ERPs – Oracle, SAP, MS D365; GRC tools – Archer, Alteryx, Tableau, Audit Board, ServiceNow; Query tools – MS Sequel, Sequel, Access.

Ernest is passionate about process improvement and transformation to drive operational efficiencies and effectiveness.  He is highly sought after for his ability to analyze and simplify complex information, communicate clearly, and turn frameworks into functioning processes.  Ernest is most comfortable in the space where people, processes, and technology meet.

As Ernest reflects on his career, he is proud and inspired by past accomplishments, and looking forward, he is excited to transform integrity in a new Liberia.  Ernest has lived and worked globally, but there is no place he is prouder of to call home, than his beloved Liberia.


Counselor-At- Law Oretha Snyder Davis


Commissioner for Prosecution

Cllr. Oretha Snyder Davis is currently one of two Commissioners for Prosecution at the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) since September 2023

Cllr. Davis has thirteen (13) years of professional work experience in the practice of Law, as a passionate Trial Advocate working to uphold Justice and the rule of law, a system that reaffirms the vital importance of holding everyone accountable under the law, by strengthening and addressing societal challenges.

In 1996, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Liberia (UL) and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law (UL) in 2009.  In 2014, Commissioner Davis obtained an LLM degree in Trial Advocacy Law from Temple University James Beasley School of Law, in Pennsylvania, the United States of America.

Priorto her appointment as Commissioner with oversight for Prosecution at LACC, Cllr. Davis served as Commissioner for Human Rights at the Independent National Commission on Human Rights, with oversight responsibility for the Department of Complaints, Investigation and Reporting. She also served the Ministry of Justice as Assistant Minister for Administration and Public Safety, and Legal Counsel and Prosecuting Attorney respectively.

Cllr. Davis was admitted into the Honorable Supreme Court Bar of the Republic of Liberia in January 2023.

Cllr. David A. B. Wilson 
Commissioner for Prosecution

Cllr. David A. B. Wilson is one of two Commissioners for Prosecution at the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) since September 2023.

Cllr. Wilson graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree in Management from the AME Zion University (AMEZU) in November 2001 and holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law, University of Liberia.

Before coming to the LACC, Cllr. Wilson served as Personnel Analyst, Assistant Personnel Director, Director of Procurement, Director of Prisons and rehabilitation; and as Legal Counsel at the Ministry of Justice, Republic of Liberia.

Cllr. Wilson is an experienced Trial Lawyer who has worked 10 years as a lawyer at the Ministry of Justice.

He is a licensed member of the Liberia National Bar Association (LNBA) and a full member of the Rivercess County Bar as well as a member of the Supreme Court Bar Association.

He is married to Mrs. Christine S. Wilson with 2 girls and several other dependents.

Hon. Samuel F. Dakana 
Commissioner for Monitoring and Investigation

Hon. Samuel F. Dakana is one of the Commissioners responsible for Monitoring and Investigation. Commissioner Dakana hails from Bomi County.

Hon. Dakana is a seasoned Criminal Justice Professional with many years of experience in the security sector in Liberia. 

Prior to joining the LACC, Commissioner Dakana served in several positions including National Security Sector Reform Coordinator, Office of the National Security Advisor to the President of the Republic of Liberia at the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs, Prosecutor at the Ministry of Justice, Deputy Inspector General of Police for Training/Commandant, National Police Training Academy, Deputy Inspector General of Police for Administration among others.

Commissioner Dakana holds a Master of Arts Degree in Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation from the Kofi Anna Institute for Peace Studies and Conflict Transformation, University of Liberia and a Bachelor of Law Degree from the Louis Arthur Grime School of Law, University of Liberia. Hon. Dakana also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the A.M.E. Zion University, a Diploma from the Booker Washington Agriculture & Industrial Institute, Kakata, Margibi County and a Diploma in Basic Police Science.

Hon. Samuel F. Dakana also holds several professional Certificates in different disciplines, including a Certificate in Advance Gender Course from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center in Ghana, a Certificate in Cyber Crime, National Cyber Security & Internet Piracy from Nigeria as well as a professional certificates in security reform from institutions in the United States, Europe and China.

Commissioner Samuel F. Dakana is an ordained Minister of the Gospel and married and blessed with several children; biological and foster.

Dr. Miatta Jeh is one of the
Commissioner for Monitoring and Investigation

Dr. Jeh, is one of the three Commissioners for Monitoring and Investigation at the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC).

 Dr. Jeh was born in Monrovia, Liberia. During the Liberian Civil War, her family landed in the United States of America as refugees. She received her formal education in America.

Dr. Jeh graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy (2018) and Bachelor of Science (2016) Degree from Stockton University located in Galloway, New Jersey, USA. Dr. Jeh graduated at the top of her class in undergraduate and graduate school receiving Magna Cum Laude and acceptance in the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society. She graduated in the top 10% of her high school class receiving academic scholarships nationwide.

Dr. Jeh was accepted into a rigorous three-year Doctorate Degree program, while simultaneously completing her final year of her bachelor’s degree. In 2018, she obtained her Doctorate Degree becoming one of the first African women in the university to accomplish such honor.

Dr. Jeh represented less than 1% of the Black/ African American US population to obtain a Doctorate in 2018. She broke barriers within a predominately White university and profession serving as an example for future minorities and woman of color.

Dr. Jeh has over 7 years of experience monitoring and investigating fraud within the United States Banking sector. Prior to obtaining her degrees, she worked in the banking sector as a Fraud Risk Investigator and Fraud Risk Specialist at Beneficial Bank, Burlington NJ USA. In this position, she monitored and reported fraudulent activities. Dr. Jeh supported fraud investigations by researching, collecting and analyzing data using cross functional risk assessment tools.

Dr. Jeh brings a diversified portfolio and background to the new LACC.

Hon. Randolph E.V Tebbs Sr. is one of the Commissioner for Monitoring and Investigation Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission(LACC)

Since September 2023, Hon. Randolph E. V. Tebbs Sr, a native of Cape Mount County, has served as one of the three esteemed Commissioners for Monitoring and Investigation at the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC). With over 28 years of experience spanning the global Human Rights Criminal Justice sectors with the Nations and the Financial Sector in Liberia, Commissioner Tebbs brings a profound depth of expertise in information technology and systems management.

His educational background is equally impressive, featuring a Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology from the University of Liverpool and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Cuttington University, Bong County, Liberia. Further augmented by a Commercial Pilot License from Israel Aircraft Industries and a raft of certifications in Systems Analysis, Networking, Database Administration, Project Management, Communication, and Network Security, Tebbs’s qualifications have been pivotal in advancing his career, particularly in roles requiring significant analytical and technical skills.

At the United Nations, Commissioner Tebbs was instrumental in transforming the management and preservation of legal documents through advanced information management systems. His initiatives have significantly enhanced efficiency, security, and accessibility of indispensable records,
fundamentally altering the landscape of legal documentation and case management.

His influence extended into the Liberian financial sector, where he led crucial system upgrades and ensured smooth digital transaction processes. Beyond technical prowess, Commissioner Tebbs has offered consultancy services that contributed to the development of Electronic Document and Records Management System solutions for national courts across Africa.

Commissioner Tebbs is also recognized for his ethical leadership and deep-rooted moral principles, shaped by extensive pastoral ministry and a keen understanding of diverse cultures and conflict resolution. His integrity, transparency, and dedication underscore his technological contributions, aiming to enhance organizational operations and governance.

As a Commissioner at LACC, Hon. Randolph E. V. Tebbs Sr pledges to leverage his rich experience and visionary leadership to support and strengthen Liberia’s Ant-Corruption stands, setting a benchmark for excellence and dedication in his ongoing fight against corruption in his beloved country, Liberia.