Board Members

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Dr. Gugo Obang Kwot is a Board Vice-Chairman of the Gambella Medical Team Connection (GMTC). He had both bachelor and master degrees in Medical Laboratory Science, and doctoral degree in Health Science. Dr. Kwot is working as Clinical Laboratory Scientist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr. Gugo Obang Kwot

Board Vice-Chairman
1Dr. Barry Bacon

Dr. Barry Bacon is a board of Director of the GMTC. He is a family doctor and works in rural hospitals and emergency rooms in northeast Washington. He has taught physicians at multiple sites in east Africa and welcomes the opportunity to teach in Gambella.

Dr. Barry Bacon

Board of Director

Mr. Gatbel Chamjock is a Board Secretary and medical team lead of the GMTC. He is certified Physician Assistant, specialized in emergency medicine. Mr. Chamjock is working as a Mid-level medical provider at Unity Point Health/Allen Hospital’s emergency room in Waterloo, IA.


Board Secretary and Medical Team Lead

Mr. Dang, MPH. Is a Board member and Web Administrator of the GMTC. He has worked as health care provider for sixteen years. Dang is working for Mayo clinic at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.

Omot Olok Dang

Board member and Web Administrator

Yien James Riang

Board member
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Ken is a retired architect who practiced in Washington State after receiving his MA and gaining experience in Chicago and Colorado. He spent his career building a firm to provide services to primarily institutional clients. After retiring from that he went back to school and earned a Master of Theology. He is pleased to be part of the team that serve the people of Gambella.

Mr. Ken Bensimon

Board member of the GMTC


Board Member of the GMTC

Executive Committee

Eric Aguirro
Jarred maya
Omot Olok
Habibo Haji
Aduk Obang