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GAAS Committees and Members
Committees
Prizes and Awards Committee
  1. Cause advertisement to be put in appropriate media for the patronage of the Academy’s Bronze, Silver, and Gold awards.
  2. Shortlist proposals submitted for the Academy’s Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.
  3. Select qualified entries and propose assessors for the papers submitted.
  4. Compile assessor’s reports and select awards winners.
  5. The present list of awards winners to Council.
  6. Handle matters on Academy’s Prizes and Awards referred to it by Council.
NAMES  POSITION
Prof. G.K.S. Aflakpui Chairman
Prof. Kofi Nti (Vice President, Arts) Member
Emerita Prof Isabella Quakyi (Vice President, Sciences) Member
Prof Helen Yitah (Honorary Secretary) Member
Prof. David Ofori-Adjei Member
Prof. Gabriel A. Teye Member
Prof Dr Dr. Daniel Buor Member
Prof. Gladys Amponsah Member
 Mrs.  Rhoda KingArthur Secretary
Publications Committee
  1. Prepare the criteria for delivering lectures on the Academy’s platform.
  2. Propose and enforce standards on publications in the name of the Academy.
  3. Study and edit manuscripts/manuscripts submitted by Fellows and speakers on the Academy’s platform.
  4. Propose reviewers/editors for manuscripts submitted by Fellows / external speakers.
  5. To finalize all publications for publishing.
NAMES POSITION
Prof. Helen Yitah,Chairperson
Dr. Eugenia Date-BahMember
Emerita Prof. Takyiwaa ManuhMember
Emerita Isabella QuakyiMember
Prof. Rose Emma Mamaa Entsua-MensahMember
Prof. A. A. AlemnaMember
Dr. Richard Frimpong OppongMember
Prof. Grace Ofori SarpongMember
Mr. Fred Yedu-MensahSecretary

 

Budget Finance and Procurement Committee
  1. To examine all financial documents relating to the Accounts of the Academy.
  2. To study and advise Council on the annual budget of the Academy.
  3. Handle any budgetary and financial matters referred to it by Council.
  4. Supervise the preparation of annual procurement Plan and align it to the budget for advice of Council

 

NAME POSITION
Prof. Lade Worsonu Honorary Treasurer Chairman
Prof. Helen Yitah          Honorary Secretary Member
Prof. K.  Anyidoho Member
Prof. Kodwo Ewusi Member
Prof. Ernest Aryeetey Member
Prof. Kaku Sagary Nokoe Member
Prof.  Kofi Opoku Nti Member
Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata Member
Felix Lartey Secretary
Ben Essuman Procurement
 
Entity Tender Committee (Statutory)
  1. Discuss and approve the Annual Procurement Plan of the Academy.
  2. Give approval to all procurements of the Academy.
  3. Evaluate all processes of procurement in the Academy.
  4. Handle procurement matters referred to it by Council.

 

NAME POSITION
Emeritus Prof. Samuel Sefa-Dedeh   President, Chairman
Mr. Samuel Boakye Member
Ms. Faustina A. Okuadjo, Member, Member, Rep. Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)
Mr. Daniel Ofori-Mintah, Appointee, Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC)
Mr. Felix Lartey Finance Officer.
Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata, Legal Officer appointed by Council.  Member
Mrs. Kate O. Boampong Secretary (Arts Section.)
Mrs. Deborah Sakordie, Ag. Secretary Sciences Section
Mr. Letsa Makafui Mark User Department-ICT
Mr. Ben A. Essuman Head of Procurement
 
Audit Committee (Statutory)
  1. Examine reports from the Internal Auditor.
  2. Advise Council on Internal Financial Management System of the Academy.
  3. Advise management on how to strengthen the internal controls at the Secretariat.
  4. Prepare and submit annual reports to the Internal Audit Agency and the Ministry of Education.
NAME POSITION
Mr.  Samuel Gyekye Mensah Chairman, Rep. Internal Audit Agency.
Mrs.  Josephine Opoku-Agyemang Member, Rep. Internal Audit Agency.
Mr. Kingsley Amofa Frimpong Member, GAAS
Prof. J.N. Aryertey Member, GAAS
Prof. K. Opoku Nti Member, GAAS
Emefa O. Lartey Secretary
Commemoration Committee
  1. Name the spaces specified in the Academy Building approved by Council and the GMF.
  2. Implement other recommendations approved by Council,
  3. Establish Fellows database for data album for Fellows of the Academy.

 

NAME  
Professor Henry Nii Adziri Wellington Chairman
Emerita Professor Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf Member
Professor Benjamin Kwame Ahunu Member
Professor Jonathan N. Ayertey Member
Professor Rose Emma Mamaa Entsua-Mensah Member
Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang Member
Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa Member
Emefa O. Lartey Secretary
 
Committee on Membership and Welfare
  1. Propose for the Council the State of the Membership Register.
  2. Policies on issues pertaining to recruitment of younger scholars and retention of quality membership.
  3. Propose policies on welfare of Fellows, e.g. GAAS obligations towards elderly and sick Fellows.
  4. Any other policies that an ageing GAAS operating within Ghanaian culture and grappling with issues of how to remain relevant and caring towards its membership would need to put in place.
  5. Keep issues pertaining to membership and welfare of Fellows under review.

 

NAME  
Emerita Prof. Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf, Chairman
Prof.  K. Asamoah-Gyadu Member
Prof. G.T. Odamtten Member
Dr Eugenia Date-Bah Member
Prof Lade Wosornu Member
Prof. A. B. Akosa Member
Prof B. J. B. Nyarko Member
Secretary
Facilities Management Committee
  1. Implement the agreement between GAAS and the Facility Manager, Messer Royal MAK Ltd. (Mr. Gyan)
  2. Recommend to Council the effective ways of maintaining the Academy Building.
  3. Consider any other matters relating to GAAS facility management.

 

NAME POSITION
Prof. J. N. Ayertey Chairman
Emerita Prof. Elizabeth Ardayfio-Schandorf Member
Prof. Lade Wosornu Member
Mr. Samuel Boakye Member
Prof. Joshua Abor Member  
Prof J. Songsore Member
Prof. Gladys Amponsah Member
Prof. W. S. Alhassan Member
Mr. Ben A. Essuman Member ̸ Secretary
 
Programmes and Anniversary Committee
  1. Receive proposals on the annual programmes and activities of the Academy from the Sections. (Arts and Sciences)
  2. Examine proposals and break topics into themes and sub-themes.
  3. Recommend speakers on the sub-themes for the approval of the Council.
  4. Consider any matter referred to it by Council.

 

NAME   
Prof. A. A. Oteng-Yeboah Chairman
Emerita Prof. Isabella Quakyi Vice President, Sciences
Prof. K. Opoku -Nti Vice President, Arts.
Prof. Helen Yitah Honorary Secretary
Prof. K. K. Adarkwa Member
Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata Member
Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo Member
Prof. Ama de-Graft Aikins Member (Abroad)
Prof. Hans Adu-Dapaah Member
 Mrs. Kate O. Boampong Secretary
ICT (Digitization) Committee
  1. Lead in the acquisition and deployment of technologies to enhance the modern delivery of programmes of GAAS and increase internal efficiency.
  2. Lead in the upgrade of the ICT resources (human and material) and make them fit for purpose for the work of the Academy.
  3. Upgrade the GAAS Website and make it functional and up to date with content.
  4. Recommend means of upgrading the ICT system of the Academy.
  5. Recommend the means of improving staff capacity in the use of ICT.

 

NAME POSITION
Emeritus Prof. Samuel Sefa-Dedeh Chairman
Prof. Helen Yitah Member
Prof Richard Oppong Frimpong Member
Prof. John Appiah-Adu Member
Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo Member
Prof. David Ofori Adjei Member
Prof. Gordon Awandare Member
Prof Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu Member
Mr. Mark Makafui Letsa Secretary
 
Fund Raising Committee
  1. Advise and develop an attractive Academy profile to support fundraising activities.
  2. Study the report of the fund-raising committee and map out strategies for implementation.
  3. Provide further proposals on how the Academy can broaden and sustainably have funds for its agreed activities.
  4. Supervise the fund-raising activities of the Academy.

 

NAME POSITION
Prof Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu Chairman
Prof B. B. Puplampu Member
Prof. Akosua Adomako Ampofo Member
Prof. Owusu Bennoah Member
Prof. A. Badu Akosa Member
Prof J. H, Ephraim Member
Prof. Dzodzi Tsikata Member
Felix Lartey Secretary
Education Committee
  1. Discuss all matters on education referred to it by Council.
  2. Advice Council on educational issues of national interest.
  3. Review documents on education referred from the Ministry of Education.

 

NAME POSITION
Prof. V. P.Y.  Gadzekpo Chairperson
Prof.  Paul k. Buah-Bassuah Members
Prof. E. Aryeetey Member
Emerita Prof Takyiwaa Manuh. Member
Prof. K.S. Nokoe Member
Prof. George Odamtten Member
Prof. E H K Akaho Member
Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang Member
Prof. B.K Ahunu Member
 Mrs. Augusta De-Love Mensah Secretary
Strategic Plan Implementation Committee
  1. Formulate modalities for the implementation of the GAAS strategic plan;
  2. To make the strategic plan a living document that will remain useful during its expected lifespan (2020 -2025);
  3. Roll out methodologies for creating awareness among Fellows and Staff;
  4. Undertake any other action(s) incidental to the successful operation of the Committee.

 

NAME POSITION
Prof Kofi Nti Chairman
Prof. Gordon Awandare Member
Prof Mamaa Entsua-Mensah Member
Prof Alexander Nyarko Member
Prof Helen Yitah Member
Prof Yaa Ntiamoah-Baidu Member
Prof Dzodzi Tsikata Member
Prof Atsu Ayee Member
Emeritus Prof. Samuel Sefa-Dedeh Member
 Ben A. Essuman Secretary
Research And Special Projects Committee
  1. Identify special projects and recommend to Council how to manage them,
  2. Develop Guidelines and Policies for Managing Special Projects.
  3. Develop Guidelines for Research Initiation and Execution by Fellows with The Support of The Academy.
NAME POSITION
Prof. Emerita Takyiwaa Manuh Chairman
Prof. Obeng Agyei Member
Prof. Andrew. Adjei Member
Prof Helen Yitah Member
Prof David Ofori-Adjei Member
Prof. J. O. Gyapong Member
Prof Dzodzi Tsikata Member
Prof. Atsu Ayee Member
  Secretary
Nomination Review Panel (Sciences)
  1. To receive nominations from Fellows.
  2. Review the documentation and process nominations for assessment.
  3. Make recommendations to Council on each nomination received.
  4. Liaise with the digitization committee and propose online submission and assessment of nomination in line with the GAAS Strategic Plan.
  5. Address any other matters to make the nomination process transparent and efficient.

 

NAME POSITION
Emerita Prof. Isabella Quakyi Vice President (Sciences) Chairman
Prof. George Obeng-Adjei Member
Prof. Edward H. K. Akaho Member
Prof. E. Owusu-Bennoah Member
Prof. R. E. M. Entsua-Mensah Member
Prof. Paul K. Buah-Bassuah Member
Prof C. N. B. Tagoe Member
Prof. A. K. Akosa Member
Nomination Review Panel (Arts)
  1. To receive nominations from Fellows.
  2. Review the documentation and process nominations for assessment.
  3. Make recommendations to Council on each nomination received.
  4. Liaise with the digitization committee and propose online submission and assessment of nomination in line with the GAAS Strategic Plan.
  5. Address any other matters to make the nomination process transparent and efficient.

 

NAME POSITION
Prof. Kofi Nti Vice President (Arts) Chairman
Prof. K. Anyidoho Member
Prof J. R.A Ayee Member
Prof E. Aryeetey Member
Rev. Prof. J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu Member