Olivia F. Russell, Assistant to the Board of Commissioners

Olivia Famata Kaba- Russell works as the Executive Assistant to the Managing Director of LERC.

Prior to this portfolio, Olivia worked with the United Nations Mission in Liberia (2004 – 2018) as Administrative Assistant in the office of the UN Police Commissioner; Prestige Motors Corporation, (2000 – 2003 Secretary to the General Manager); Save the Children (UK), Liberia (1997 – 2000 Secretary to the Programme Director), Mobil Oil Liberia Inc. (1994 -1996 Secretary to Administrative Manager) and Wage Incorporated (1989 – 1992 Office Assistant). 

She is a graduate of the Booker Washington Vocational & Industrial Institute, and Arthur Barclay Polytechnic respectively, with certificates and diploma in Secretarial Science and Administration.

And accumulated several certificates after online courses and workshops during her stint at the UN. Certification include:
• Ethics & Integrity at the United Nations
• He for She & PWC Gender IQ Course
• Umoja Organize Management Overview
• Logistical Support to UN Peacekeeping Operations
• Conflict Analysis Course - United States Institute of Peace
• Negotiation & Conflict Management – United States Institute of Peace
• Preventing Fraud and Corruption – UN
• Prevention of Workplace Harassment, Sexual and Abuse of Authority in workplace
• A UN System Induction Course
• Meeting Management Skills
• Microsoft PowerPoint
• UMOJA Administration of Personnel Contracts
• UNMIL/Cuttington Administrator Certificate Course