MCA-Liberia updates


The MCA-Liberia Board is responsible for the oversight, direction, and decisions of MCA- Liberia. It is also responsible for the overall implementation of the Compact.

The Board is comprised of nine voting members and one non-voting member. The members of the Board include the following:

1. Minister of Finance and Development Planning

2. Minister of Justice

3. Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy

4. Minister of Public Works

5. Head of Presidential Delivery Unit

6. Chairman of the board of directors of LEC

7. Representative from the private sector

8. Representative from civil society (vacant)

9. Chief Executive Officer of MCA-Liberia

10. MCC Representative (non-voting member)


Members of the MCA-Liberia Board and their Brief Profiles





Mr. Monie R. Captan

CEO, MCA Liberia


Mr. Monie R. Captan (Secretary to the Board) is the Chief Executive Officer of the Millennium Challenge Account-Liberia. Mr. Captan was the National Coordinator of the Government of Liberia’s National Millennium Compact Development Project. 

He has had extensive experience in the Public and private sectors. He has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and before then Minister of State for Presidential Affairs. He was President of the Liberia Chamber of Commerce, and Chief Executive Officer of , Comium Telecommunications. He`s also Adjunct Associate Professor of International Relations at the IBB Graduate School of International Studies, University of Liberia. 

He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (1985) and a Master of Arts degree (1987) in International Relations from the University of San Diego, California, USA.




Mr. Charles Ananaba

Private Sector Representative 

Mr. Charles L. Ananaba, AIC, is the President of Liberia Chambers of Commerce.

As  Chairman and President of Omega Insurance Company, Mr. Ananaba has many years of experience as a Claims Investigator, Insurance Loss Investigator and Loss Adjuster.

He served for twenty years as General Manager of Delta Insurance Loss Adjusters, the only adjusting company in Liberia.

He has many years of Management experience in law enforcement and within the insurance industry. He has international training in claims administration with CIGNA (WW) Home and International in Philadelphia, PA and Wall Street, New York, USA.

He has an Associates in Claims Designation from the Insurance Institute of America in Malvern, USA. He has certifications in Basic Property Adjusting, Basic Casualty Adjusting, and Residential Building Damage Estimating from the Vale National Institute in Chambersburg, PA, USA, and in General Insurance from the Insurance Institute of America in Malvern, PA, USA.

Mr. Ananaba has a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, USA.           




Dr. Clarence K. Moniba

Board Chair, LEC

Clarence K. Moniba  serves as the Minister  of State for Presidential Affairs and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Liberia Electricity Corporation( LEC). He`s also the head of the Presidential Delivery Unit(PDU). Prior to serving in this capacity, he worked as Country Program Manager for the UN High Level Panel on Fragile States and earlier, Operations Manager for the UN High Level Panel Post-2015. 

Dr. Moniba also worked at Liberia’s Embassy in Washington, D.C., USA as well as Liberia’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, USA.

Dr. Moniba earned his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Rhetoric and Professional Communications from New Mexico State University, USA. He also holds an Associate’s Degree (AA) in Mass Communication/Media Studies from Glendale Community College, USA.



Kateri Clement

Resident Country Director, MCC Liberia

Kateri Clement is the Resident Country Director of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, MCC. She took up the post in Liberia since April 2016.  

Kateri joined the Millennium Challenge Corporation in April 2008 as Resident Country Director for Burkina Faso.   In September 2014, upon successful completion of the $480M Burkina compact, she took up the same position on the Georgia II team in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Before joining MCC, she served as Country Director for the Peace Corps programs in Mali and Mauritania and directed CARE International’s emergency program in Guinea for Sierra Leonean and Liberian refugees.  Also with CARE, she managed a Mobile Health Program in post-conflict northern Niger.

She holds a master’s degree in law and diplomacy from Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy and history of mathematics from St. John's College in Annapolis, Md.  Kateri was a Peace Corps Education volunteer in Niger and has four sons and one daughter.



Representative from Civil Society