Who Are We

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Maria Luísa Abrantes

Chair person

6210 Homespun Lane,
Falls Church, VA 22044
Tel: (703) 237 7466
Fax: (703) 237 7467

Philomena Desmond

 Co-chair

3828 Miramonte Place
Alexandria, VA 22304

Welwitschea J. dos Santos

 Co-chair

25 Ridgeway Lane, Apt # 4Boston, MA 02114

Tim Shriver
 

 

Special Olympics
1325 G Street, N.W.
suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20005

The Honourable Vance Hartke
U.S. Senator (retired)

 

7637 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Va 22043 - 2585

Ambassador José Patrício

 

Luanda - Angola

Nii Akuetteh

 

1302 Madison Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20011
Tel: (2002) 429 – 0222

Cristine Warnke

 

3101 New Mexico Ave. N.W. Apt # 219
Washington. D.C. 20016
Off.Tel:     (202) 637 – 5645
Home Tel: (202) 966 - 2312

Lilian Davis

 

Washington, D.C. 20009
Tel: (202) 232 - 7030

Kiyo Oden

 

9503 Saybrook Ave.
Silver Spring, MD. 20901
Tel.: (301) 587 - 2757

Hamilton Costa

 

2000 North Adams St., Apt 218
Arlington, Va. 22201
Tel. : (703) 812 – 4585
Cel.: (571)216 - 2649

LIST OF “FOCOA” OFFICERS

MARIA LUÍSA ABRANTES
6210 Homespun Lane,
Falls Church, VA 22044
Tel: (703) 237 7466
Fax: (703) 237 7467

President

HAMILTON CUNHA

Vice President

Tomás P. Veiga
1717 Street NW, # 1112
Washington, DC 20036
Tel.:    (202) 331 – 7604
Home: (301) 738 – 3959

Secretary

MWALUA MAIATO COSTA
2000 North Adams St.,
Apt 218
Arlington. VA 22201

Treasurer

Youth Section
José E.Dos Santos

Chairman
Student ,Loyola University
(undergraduate).

  

COUNCIL OF ADVISERS

Ms Mary E. Kennard
Vice President-American University

400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington D.C. 20016-8165
Tel: (202) 885 – 3285
Fax: (202) 885 - 3273

Eleanor Sebastian
Senior Advisor (retired)
World Bank and UNICEF

(Wife of the former Vice President of the European Bank of Reconstructution)

33 Pont Street
London
SW lx. OBB – UK
Fax: (44207) 235 3898
E-mail: Esebast455@aol.com

Barbara Johnson

CEO & President
Of APPLE Transportations

780 So. 52nd . Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Tel: (215) 467 4400
(215)  467 4200
Fax: (215) 476 2858
Home: (610) 623 2786 

Regina Brown

(Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Africa)

55 Sky Hill, Apt # 301
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: (703) 823 8298

Colonel  Luísa V. Gravlin

U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
Area/Regional Clinical Speciality Investigator

Pharmaceutical Development Service

National Institute of Health
Bldg 10 room 1D – 35
Bethesda, Md. 20892- 2720
Tel: (301) 496 1031
Fax: (301) 402 3268

Colonel Emma C. Durazzo

National Ground Intelligence
Center – Bldg. 213
Washington Navy Yard
Washington, DC 20374 – 5085
Home: (703) 521 - 1639
Office: (202) 479 – 1844
Fax: (202) 488 - 8846

Robert Ackerman

Ackerman Law Firm

1250 Fourth Street, SW 504
Washington, DC 20024
Tel: (202) 504 - 2908

Ms Linda Mercado Greene

Linda Greene and Associates, Inc.

501 Capitol Court, NE
Suite 100
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: (202) 546 – 6898
      (202) 546 – 6257

Maria Veiga

Edisson Electric Institute, EEI

40 Fence Line Drive
Gaithersburg, Md. 20868
Tel: (301) 330 – 6294
Office: (202) 508 – 5630
Fax: (202) 508 - 5540  

Tomás P. Veiga

Angola Foreign Investiment Institute - IIE

1717 Street NW, # 1112
Washington, DC 20036
Tel.:    (202) 331 – 7604
Home: (301) 738 – 3959

Joseph Gravlin

Pharmacist (retired)

7620 Tarpley Drive
Dewood, Md. 20855
Tel: (301) 926 – 8651

Leila Ndiaye

Consultant

1014 Papermill Court, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Tel: (202) 342 5661

Mina Veazie

Independent Consultant

1330 Irving St. NW
Washington, DC 20010
Tel: (202) 342 5661

Sandra Mc Ivear

Independent Consultant

300 M Street, SW # N210
Washington, DC 20024
Tel: (202) 484 – 7742

Sonia Ogugua

Electric Engineer

2836 So. Mead Street
Arlington, VA 22206
Tel: (703) 486 – 2319

MWALUA MAIATO COSTA
2000 North Adams St.,
Apt 218
Arlington. VA 22201

Student Masters in Psychology, G.W University

Julia Abaribe

Manager - Panasonic

9377 W Grand Avenue
Franklin Park,
Illinois 60131
Tel: (847) 288 – 4341
Fax: (847) 288 - 4309

Brigid Chieke

Executive director
Minority Business Finance State of Pennsylvania

4146 Beauford Hund Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Tel: (717) 745 8429

Antonia Ofoha

Chief Nurse, Los Angeles School District

4005 Ursula Avenue, Apt 20
Los angels CA 90008
Tel: (213) 291 – 2818

Tchany Abrantes
Graduate Student

25 Ridgeway Lane, Apt.4
Boston, MA.02114

Robert Luken

Luken Investment

351 East 3rd. St.
Elton, IL 62002
Tel: (618) 462 – 2210

Tito Mendonça

Representative in Angola

R. do Massangano nc 64/66
Luanda - Angola

Sergio Neto

Representative in Portugal

R. proj. a Estrada do Arneiro L.11 2D
Sassoeiros - Portugal
E-mail:sergioneto@toangola.com

William Benjamin & Associates

7411 riggs Road, Suite 228
Adelphi, MD. 20783
Tel: (301) 434 – 7400
Fax: (301) 434 – 7970

Casimir Petraitis

Congress Staff (retired)

2805 Cheverly Ave,
Cheverly, MD 20875
Tel: (301) 341 - 2596

Daniel Robinson
Rep. In Canada

 

Eduardo Sangueve
Rep. In Switzerland

 

Sandra Miranda, Medical Doctor