The Sandford International School is part of the Sandford International Endowment, a non-profit entity registered with the Charities and Societies Agency as per Ethiopian law. The highest decision making body of the endowment is the Board of Governors, as stipulated in the revised statute and bylaws of 2014. There are seven members of the Board of Governors of the Endowment. Five of members of the Board are nominated from among full fee paying parents (3 from national parents and 2 from international parents) and are appointed by the Charities and Societies Agency. The other two Board members are appointed from government offices. Currently, the Board has one representative from Ministry of Education and another one from the Charities and Societies Agency. The day to day management of the school and the endowment are conducted by employed officers of the school led by the senior manager.

The current members of the board of Governors of the school are as follows:

1. Ambassador Addis Alem Balema, (Ph.D) - Chairperson
2. Mrs. Rahel Alemayehu- Deputy Chairperson and Chair of the Academic Committee
3. Mr. Haile Assegidie, Member and Chair of the Finance and Resources Committee
4. Mr. Mark Chapman –Member
5. Mr. Mr. Stephen B. Kargbo –Member
6. Mr. Mitiku Berecha –Member
7. Mr. Bizayene Gebre-Egziabher –Member

8. Mr. Kumlachew Aberra – Secretary of the Board and Senior Manager of the School – nonvoting member

The Senior Management teams of the school are:

Mr.Kumlachew Aberra
Senior Manager

MBA; B.A. in Accounting


Ms.Stephanie Hall
Head of Secondary School

M.A. in International Education

Mr.Richard WainWright
Head of Primary school
B.A. (Honors), P.G.C.E


Mr.Gizachew Yehualashet
Head of  Finance, Property & Procurement

B.A. and B.Sc. ( honors) in Accounting from AAU and Oxford Brooks University and M.A.in Marketing Management from AAU- College of Commerce. He has other Certifications in Management and Accountancy

Mrs.Amsale Zenebe
Head of Human Resource & Administration
Amsale Zenebe has M.A. in Public management. She has vast experience in Human Resource Management; joined Sandford International School since January 2011

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