Secretariat

Jeanet Sonpon-Sarsih                    Program Manager for Administration

Jeanet Sonpon-Sarsih is currently the Program Manager for Administration. Before taking up this position in 2016, she served as Program Manager for Education & Prevention from February 16, 2009. Mrs. Sarsih holds a M.Sc. in Regional Planning from the University of Liberia and a B.Sc. in Chemistry from Cuttington University College. She has worked extensively with adolescence women in the areas of protection and sexual based violence against women. She has worked with World Vision Liberia in several capacities including: Project Development & Documentation Officer; Protection Manager; and Interim Care Center Manager for Female Ex-combatants. She has also done some work with the UN system with UNDP and UNFPA working with Sexual Violence Research Project and Adolescence Reproductive & Family Life Survey as well as with UNICEF as an Administrative Assistant.

James K. Kingsley                          Program Manager for Education & Prevention.

James K. Kingsley is the Program Manager for Education & Prevention. Prior to assuming this responsibility, he served for six consecutive years as Program Manager for Administration. He brings to the position a strong credential as administrator, educator and counselor, which resonate well with his current role in an Integrity institution like the LACC. Mr. Kingsley served the Civil Service Agency (CSA) under its Senior Executive Service Program (SES) as a Guidance Counselor, and was assigned at the Ministry of Youth and Sports. He has worked with the Liberia Council of Churches held positions, including Acting General Secretary. He has lectured at various tertiary institutions in the country, including the AME Zion University, William R. Tolbert Interdenominational Theological Center of the Liberia Baptist Theological Seminary and the West Africa School of Mission and Theology (WASMAT), where he led instructions in Philosophy of Religion, Church History, Mission, Homiletics and Christian Ethics. Mr. James K. Kingsley holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from the Graduate Program in Education (GPED), University of Liberia Graduate School. He also holds three Graduate Certificates in Administration and Management (CAM), Public Sector Finance and Micro-Finance from the Liberia Institute of Public Administration and the Cuttington University Graduate School, respectively. He has also contributed to the body of knowledge through the publication of several articles in areas he has clear authority. Mr. Kingsley in 1994 wrote a rejoinder on The Peril of Political Christianity which was published in the Inquirer Newspaper and in 2014 wrote a professional article titled: An Assessment of the Monrovia Vocational Training Center, in which he highlighted the rippled effects of having vibrant Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions in the country.

Mr. Baba M. Borkai                          Program Manager for Enforcement 

Mr. Baba M. Borkai is currently the Program Manager for the Enforcement & Investigation Division of the LACC. He has over ten (10) years of experience as an Anti-Corruption Practitioner and in Economic and Financial Crimes Investigations. Mr. Borkai started as an Investigator at the LACC in April 2009 and later as Senior Investigator in 2010. Upon his return from studies in Australia in 2016, he was promoted as Chief of Investigations. He was later appointed by the Body of Commissioners (BOC) as Program Manager for the Division in May 2018. Mr. Borkai has extensive training in corruption and financial crimes investigation both nationally and internationally. Mr. Borkai was trained at the National Police Training Academy (NPTA) in Liberia. Mr. Borkai also has training in Advanced Financial Crimes Investigation from the Basel Institute on Governance in Basel, Switzerland; Advanced Corruption Prevention from the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxenburg, Austria; and training in Digital Forensics provided by both TDS Consultancy in Pretoria, South Africa and by LPAC in Monrovia, Liberia. Mr. Borkai holds a Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) from the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxenburg, Austria; another Master in Public Policy (MPP) from the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australia National University (ANU) in Australia. He also has a Graduate Diploma in Public Administration (Grd. PA) from the Australia National University (ANU) in Australia; and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology from the United Methodist University in Monrovia, Liberia.


Cllr. Jerry D. K. Garlawolu          Program Manager & Chief Prosecutor

Cllr. Jerry D. K. Garlawolu is Program Manager & Chief Prosecutor of the Legal Division. He brings a wealth of experience in prosecution to the LACC having served as a Prosecutor for the government.

Over the past 10 years, he has prosecuted several cases on behalf of the Government of Liberia in Criminal Courts ‘A’,’B’, ‘C’ and  ‘D’ in Montserrado County and also at the level of the Honorable Supreme Court of Liberia.

He holds a BBA in Accounting and Economics from the University of Liberia and a LLB from the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law at the same University.

Before joining the LACC, Cllr. Garlawolu worked with the Ministry of Justice in several capacities. In his last position in 2017 he was Director of Financial Crimes. In this capacity, he reviewed cases to determine the weight of evidence and determine if the prosecution has a case to prove at trial.

He also served as Legal Counsel and Prosecutor at the Ministry of Justice and has had several trainings in the fight against financial crimes including Anti-money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism.