Meet Our Board Of Directors

The Board of Directors is the advisory body of the association. BHSAUSA is very fortunate to have a group of dedicated members of its board, most of whoe are also very active members of the organization. They contribute in very meaningful ways towards the success story the association is proud of.

Mr. Victor D. King   Chairman 

Mr. King has served on the board for a number of yeas now.  A graduate of the institution, class of 1976, he is a very active member of this association. In recent years he served as Co-Chair of the Board and performed exceptionately well in that position. The Board could not have made a better choice for this position than Mr. King. 

Mr. D. Augustus Nyekan

Mr. Nyekan was elected to the board for the first time during the 2015 convention in Wilmington, DE. He is a graduate of the Bassa High School class of 1972. Since getting involved a few years ago, he has become a reliable member that has the institution at heart.

Mrs. Joanna Caulcrick

Mrs. Joanna Caulcrick is a distinguished member of the board. She served as co-chair for several years before relinquishing the position to the "younger generation". Mother Caulcrick represents the Extension Division of the Bass High School, a member of the class of 1961, and one of the few surviving members of that class. Since getting actively involved in the affairs of BHSAUSA several years back, mother Caulcrick has exhibited a great deal of wisdom, projecting the right balance between the spiritual and natural world.

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   Ms. Esther Caulcrick

Ms. Esther Caulcrick is the newest member of the board. She is a graduate of the Bassa High School, class of 1974. Ms. Caulcrick is a valuable asset to the Board, having served the association in several distinguished positions like Chairlady of the Ways and means Committee, member of Convention Committees, as well as Vice President and Acting President. She joins her mother, Mrs. Joanna Caulcrick who together, they can help shape the direction of the association.


Ms. Ida Lloyd


Ms. Ida Lloyd is a health care professional. A member of the class of 1975, she has been a very valuable member of the association. She is noted for her top sales strategy and always get the job done. A woman of words and action, Ida is an ideal choice for the Board.

Mr. Charles G. Nagbe



Mr. Charles G. Nagbe is a founding member of the association. A member of the class of 1971 of the Bassa High School, he served faithfully on the board in the past. The board elected him to a seat on the Board again because of his sacrificial services. He is without doubt one of the most valuable members of the organization. 

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Mr. Trokon Gbadyu


Mr. Trokon Gbadyu is an IT expert living and working in the beautiful city of Indianapolis, Indiana. He is the son of the late Joseph M.N. Gbadyu, former Superintendent of Grand Bassa County. Although Trokon did not graduate from the Bassa High School, he has the institution at heart. He once volunteered one month of service to assist in getting the computer lab at the school up and running. When uncontrollable circumstances prevented him from doing so, Mr. Gbadyu donated $1000 to help with the computer lab. He is an asset to the organization as one of the newest board member.



Dr. S. Obediah Butscher

Dr. Samuel Obediah Butscher is an accomplished educator residing in the State of California. He served for 38 years in the school system, rising to the position of Principal before retiring. He is a 1961 graduate of the Bassa High School and has served as keynote speaker twice at our convention. His election to the board brings wisdom and guidance to help shape the future of the association.

    Dr. A. Joel King


      Member Ex-officio

Dr. A. Joel King is the current president of the association. He graduated from the institution in 1975 and has gone on to pursue many professional careers over the years. He once served as the keynote  speaker at a convention and has been actively engaged in the affairs of the  BHSAUSA, making several contributions in various ways. He is a non-voting member of the Board.